Counselor Connection

January 2022

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE TAFT COUNSELING DEPT.

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HELP WITH NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS

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Setting SMART Goals for the new year

New Year's resolutions often fail because they aren't specific enough. Watch the video below to learn how to set a SMART goal to achieve your resolutions this year.
How to Set SMART Goals

IMPORTANT DATES

January 3rd- First day of the second semester


January 12th & 13th - Elective Night from 6PM-8PM


January 17th through January 21st-No Name Calling Week


January 18th through 21st-Counselors to provide transition guidance lesson to 8th graders


February 7th through February 11th- National Professional School Counselor Week


February 14th through February 18th- Random Acts of Kindness Week

INDIVIDUAL PLANNING WITH ALL GRADE LEVELS

January 10th through January 14th- Counselors to meet with Juniors to select next year's courses


January 24th through January 28th- Senior Conferences with counselors


January 31st through February 4th- Counselors to meet with Sophomores to select next year's courses


February 7th through February 11th-Counselors to meet with freshman to select next year's courses

PLANNING RESOURCES

8th Grade Transition Video

Advanced Academics

Contact our Student Success Advisor for Dual credit questions and AP questions:


Success Advisor:

Amber McWilliams

amber.mcwilliams@nisd.net

21-397-6049

HOW THE COUNSELORS HELPED IN DECEMBER

COUNSELOR CONTACT INFORMATION