COUNSELING DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER 3rd Quarter
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE STEVENSON!
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
In partnership with parents, school staff, and the community, counselors will work with students to help them achieve personal, social, and academic goals in an environment where everyone can learn an respect one another. We encourage, support, and maintain powerful, engaged, life-long learning through innovative techniques and strive to cultivate active responsible citizens.
We are here in person and virtually!
This school year started off like no other school year! Even though it looks and feels very different, your Stevenson Counseling Department is still here to support you. Our commitment to students has not changed! We are still here to support their social, emotional, and academic needs. We want to ensure that Stevenson is a place where all students feel safe and cared for. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any concerns you may have at 210-397-7331. As always, we would love to hear from you.
What's New at Stevenson Counseling Department?
Magnet School Application
Are you or your student interested in attending one of NISD’s magnet schools in 2021-2022 school year? Now is the time to apply. For more information about Northside Independent School District’s magnet school programs, please click on the link: Magnet Schools Offer Choices for NISD Students or contact your Stevenson counselor. Magnet school application deadline is January 18th!
It’s that time of the year to complete planning guides (aka course cards)
December 10th through January 18th -
Rising 6th graders will be completing their 2021-2022 planning guide at their perspective elementary school. Please visit with an elementary counselor for more information.
January 11th - 22nd -
Rising 7th/8th graders will be completing their 2021-2022 planning guides through guidance lessons provided by the counselors. Once students complete and submit, they will get a copy sent to their school email for parent to review.
HS visitation & HS Planning Guides
Counselors from O’Connor and Marshall High Schools will be virtually visiting our 8th-grade students on Thursday, January 21, 2021, to discuss and complete planning guides for their freshmen school year.
O'Connor HS Open House -
O'Connor will host a virtual parent meeting on January 21, 2021. Please check your child's Schoology page for a Zoom link and time or visit https://www.nisd.net/oconnor for the most updated details.
Marshall HS Open House -
Marshall will provide a recorded Zoom session with school and electives information. Please check your child's Schoology page for or visit https://www.nisd.net/marshall for the most updated details.
Counselors Connecting with Parents
Feb. 9 at 5:30-6:30 - Parent Night
The counseling department will be hosting a virtual parent night to explain the planning guide and all the courses Stevenson has to offer for rising 7th graders and 8th graders. Please join us!
Join Zoom Meeting https://nisd-net.zoom.us/j/84559394397 Meeting ID: 845 5939 4397
Students, feeling isolated or disconnected? Consider participating in these opportunities to connect.
Self Care Vision Board- The goal of Self Care Vision Board is to increase self compassion and generate positivity in the self. Please join us virtually on the first Monday of the month from 8:00-8:20 am to learn and to come up with different self-care activities that match your lifestyle. Open to all students.
***Zoom links will be shared with all students via their Counseling Department Schoology.
Food drive & Clothing donations
STEVENSON COUNSELING DEPARTMENT
MRS. DAVENPORT: A-GOMEZ
MR. BRUNS-VARGAS: GON-NA
MS. IJEOMA: NE-Z