Counselor Corner


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Mrs. Searby

Grades: 1st, 3rd, 5th

Hi! I must say, I have THE BEST JOB! I am a proud product of Cy Fair ISD. Before graduating from Langham Creek High School, I attended Labay Middle School and Lowery Elementary. I have been in education since 2005. Before I went into counseling, I taught 3rd grade at Holbrook and Lowery Elementary. I became a counselor in 2013 and became an Rennell Redhawk in 2018. I have 2 kiddos that both attend Rennell. My daughter Bella is in 4th grade and my son David is in 1st grade. I love being a counselor at Rennell Elementary!

Mrs. Garcia

Grades: K, 2nd, 4th

Hi Redhawks! I am one of your counselors this year! I started my journey as a Cy-Fair student attending Bang Elementary, Cook Middle school, and graduating from Jersey Village High School. I then graduated from Sam Houston with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-6), and then my received my Master's degree in School Counseling from Lamar University. I have now have been a Cy-Fair Educator for nine years and a Redhawk for three. I love this community! My husband and I have a little girl named Renee, who is four and baby boy, Ace who is one. I am so excited for a great school year!

Core Essentials Values Character Traits

Character education is one of the ways we serve our students at Rennell. Each month we present a Core Essentials Value. These values point back to one of the Big 3 Ideas: Treat Others Right, Make Smart Decisions, and Maximize Your Potential.

Last month students learned about having WISDOM and taking INITIATIVE. They were encouraged to find out what they should do and then do it.

This month our Core Essentials word is INDIVIDUALITY. Individuality means discovering who you are meant to be. The biggest reason to know who we are and what we are good it is so we can learn how we can make a difference in the world. This month, we will think and talk more about who we are and how we can help others by making a difference!

Gifted and Talented

Gifted and talented students are students who demonstrate significantly advanced abilities that give evidence of high performance in typical academic environments. They have unique educational needs that require educational experiences beyond those normally provided within the scope of the regular curriculum.

Students may be referred for testing at any time. Students whose Parent Survey and Permission is received by the last school day in November will be included in the mid-year testing process.Students may test for the GT program only once a year. Testing will be administered ONLY if the student has not participated in screening testing during the current school year. Testing typically occurs in January and February during the spring semester.

**Kindergarten: all kinder students will be tested in the Spring semester. A parent survey does not need to be completed for them.

Please complete and return the Parent Survey (below) if you are interested in having your child screened in the Spring.

Parent Survey and Permission Form

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