Counselor's Notes

March, 2014

Character Education : FAITHFULNESS (Orange - Always Available Year Round & Has Long Shelf Life)

  • Always tell the TRUTH...ALL of it
  • Keep your promises
  • Do what you say you'll do in a timely manner with a good attitude
  • Don't gossip behind people's backs
  • Don't "stab your friends in the back"
  • Be sincere & genuine
  • Stand up for the "Under Dogs"

"LUNCH BUNCH" is Off to a Great Start

The first week of Lunch Bunch we had 47 students participate!
  • Feb 24 - Stress Management
  • Mar 3 - Personal Space
  • Mar 10 - Dealing with Feelings
  • Mar 17 - Communicating Effectively
  • Mar 24 - Standing Up for Yourself
  • Apr 7 - Self Esteem/Giving & Receiving Compliments
  • Apr 14 - Friendships

"Be a Friend First" - Facilitated by Girls Scouts

89 Middle School Girls attended the first week of BFF!
  • Feb 7 - First Impressions; Navigating Friendships
  • Feb 21 - Cliques & Conflicts; Bullies
  • Feb 28 - Let Peace Begin With You; Improving Relationship


Since our students have enjoyed BFF so much & have reported they feel is has been most beneficial for them, the Girl Scouts have agreed to present mini-sessions during BMU this May.

Bremen Middle School & Academy CAREER FAIR - Friday, March 28 9:00-2:00

Anyone interested in helping with this year's Career Fair, please contact Donna McBrayer #2046.

Also the Academy will celebrate "Career Week" similar to the way we did it last year May 5-16. Anyone interested in sharing information on your career, please contact Mrs. Cyndie #2205.

4th Grade Career Clusters Include:
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Manufacturing
  • STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics


5th Grade Career Clusters Include:

  • Finance
  • Government & Public Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing


Additionally, the Academy will have the first annual Career Expo May 19, 20, & 21 during which time the 5th Graders will be presenting their" Career Portfolios" to students of Bremen Academy (Grades 4 & 5).

Good websites on Careers:
  • <mynextmove.org>
  • <careertech.org>
  • <gacollege411.org>
  • <gcic.peachnet.edu>
  • <missouricareereducation.org>

DFCS Has New 24-hour Intake Number for Reporting Suspected Abuse/Neglect: 1-855-GA CHILD

Anyone who has any concerns about a child's well-being is encouraged to call anonymously to report!
1-855-422-4453