Counselor's Corner

October 2021

Starts with Hello

Teaches empathy and empowers students to end social isolation by following three easy steps.

  1. See Someone Alone - Learn how to recognize the signs of loneliness and social isolation.

  2. Reach Out And Help - Find out what you can do to help others feel included.

  3. Start With Hello - Discover how to break the ice and strike up a conversation.

Greeters & Well Wishers

Knights of Kindness Crew members will greet students as they arrive at school in the mornings at the beginning of each week. Look for them to be wearing GREEN!

Then, at the end of the day on Fridays, the Knight of Kindness Crew will be wearing RED to wish the students a great weekend and how happy we are that they chose Reagan to be their middle school.

Anti Bully Awareness Month

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Activities Galore!!!!

Students will not want to miss a day during the month of October. The Counseling Department along with the Knights of Kindness Crew have several activities planned during the month. Students are recording their own Public Awareness Videos for the morning announcements, plus activities posted on the Counseling Canvas page. We will have weekly kindness challenges, Open-When Letters, Poster/Coloring Page Contest, showing teacher appreciation through post-it notes,, RRW dress-up days (please see below), but most important, our StopIt App for reporting bully incidents. We will also have NearPod lessons thru the PE classes for topics like empathy, conflict resolution, resiliency, and coping skills.
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Drug Free Looks Like Me!

The Red Ribbon became a symbol for drug prevention in 1985, in response to the murder of DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena. Informed Families started the first county-wide Red Ribbon campaign in 1986. In 1988, NFP sponsored the first National Red Ribbon Week® celebration. Today, the Red Ribbon serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities. Since that time, the campaign has reached millions of U.S. children and families. This years theme "Drug Free Looks Like Me" is a reminder that everyday Americans across the country make significant daily contributions to their communities by being the best they can be because they live Drug-Free!

Red Ribbon Week (10/25/10/29)

Monday (25) We are drug free from head to toe! Wear crazy socks or hair

Tuesday (26) RED ALERT - Wear Red for Red Ribbon week

Wednesday (27) Drugs are "OLD" school - wear "decades" clothing

Thursday (28) Get comfortable saying NO to Drugs - wear comfy clothes

Friday (29) Hooked on Books not Drugs - wear favorite storybook character

Reagan Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Reagan Middle School Counseling Department is to provide a proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate program to address students' academic and career goals in addition to supporting their personal and social needs. This is accomplished through a partnership with parents/guardians, staff, and community members to enable all students to become successful, productive citizens and lifelong learners in a diverse and changing world.