Counselor's Corner

Black Mountain Middle School Counseling newsletter

Counselor's Corner Newsletter

Welcome to this week's Counselor Corner newsletter. This newsletter is designed to provide you with weekly information from the BMMS Counseling Department. For additional information, and previous newsletters, please visit our BMMS Counseling Website. To see previous newsletters, click HERE.

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back Raiders! When you see this newsletter, you will have completed your first three days of virtual learning of the 2020-21 school year. This week's addition contains a bit of about what the three of us did this summer; information about who we are and what we do as counselors; how to contact us; the Top 10 things you can do to get ready for the school year; and finally, ways to banish stress. Take a look around and enjoy.

BMMS Counseling 2020 Canvas site

Make sure to check out our BMMS Counseling 2020 canvas site at the link HERE.

You'll need to be a student or observer of your student's canvas site to view the link.

What were your highlights from the summer? Here are some of ours.

What Counselors do and how to contact us

Counselors provide academic, personal/social, and career development support to the approximately 1300 students at Black Mountain Middle School. If at any time you need assistance in any of these areas, please do not hesitate to ask. We have a wide variety of resources available to help students in all areas of life so please come see us if you need support with your academics, your post-high school planning or with any personal issue you may have.



Mrs Taylor (A-Ho, GATE): -(858) 376-7045- mtaylor@powayusd.com

Mr. Lightner (Hu-Me): - (858) 218-6586 - alightner@powayusd.com

Mr. Schafer (Mi-Z, AVID) - (619) 839-5650 - jschafer@powayusd.com

Top 10 Tips for starting the school year

Take a look at this Top 10 Tips link to find great ways to start the school year off successfully.

Taking Care of Yourself

Starting the new school year can be fun and exciting. The changes to your routine and learning how to navigate school in the virtual world can also be stressful. Click on the photo to the left to see a few easy ways to banish stress and take care of yourselves.