School Counselor Update!

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What did we discussed in September

Wow! I can not believe that it is already the end of September. Through these first few months, we have discussed topics that are focused on helping your children learn the skills they need to be successful at school. We have covered topics such as, Skills for Listening and Learning (Eyes watching, Ears Listening, Body Still, Mouth Quite; Focus attention, Being Assertive, Using Self-talk). We are now going to begin to transition from skill for learning to skills for relationships. Focusing on how to work with one another's differences and to use empathy with others to resolve problems and miscommunication.

Looking Ahead

October - Prevention Month

The month of October brings us two very important topics each year. During the month of October, we will focus on prevention of bullying as well as substance abuse. We will start our Bullying Prevention lessons the first full week of October. We will use the mini webisodes. The kids love them and I look forward to a great discussion about the ways we can stop bullying. This topic will also kick off our first Limestone Anti-Bullying Club initiative, the buddy bench. We will have a bench placed outside on the playground that will be a safe haven for students to sit when they have no one to play with. Students have been instructed to seek out those students and invite them to play! We are hoping that this initiative will help reduce loneliness and increase friendships with students. During our final week of October we will celebrate Red Ribbon Week with several activities focused on unity and solidarity of saying NO to drugs and acohol

Bullying Prevention Month

Monday, Oct. 5th, 7am to Friday, Oct. 23rd, 3pm

4201 S Walnut Creek Dr

Sand Springs, OK

Join Us for our Bullying Prevention Month! Help support our students in taking a stand against bullying!

Red Ribbon Week

Monday, Oct. 26th, 7am to Friday, Oct. 30th, 3pm

4201 S Walnut Creek Dr

Sand Springs, OK

Monday 10/26 - Science fiction is better than addiction - Favorite Scifi or fictional character

Tuesday 10/27 - Don't be a zero - be a Hero! - Favorite superhero clothing

Wednesday 10/28 - We like Warm Hugs, Not Drugs - Favorite Disney Character

Thursday 10/29 - Lions United Against Addiction - Limestone Colors/clothing

Friday 10/30 - Scare away Drugs and Alcohol Day - Wear costumes