Meet Your School Counselor

Upper Adams Intermediate School

Getting to know Mrs. Kramer

This is my 6th year as a school counselor at Upper Adams School District. It is such an honor to help students learn, grow, and persevere each day in and outside of school. When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with my husband and our German shepherd, Wesson. We love to go for hikes, take road trips, visit coffee shops, and explore the mountains.

Welcome Back Students!

I hope each of you had a nice and relaxing summer break. We are excited to start the new year with you here at UAIS! As your school counselor, you can come visit me for anything at all - whether you just need to talk to someone, or you are having problems at home, school, or with your friends. Please be sure to see me if there is any:


  • Bullying
  • Sad/angry thoughts
  • Problems with teachers, parents or guardians
  • Difficulties getting along with your friends


You will also see me in your classroom each month teaching guidance lessons. We focus on topics such as bullying, drugs and alcohol, diversity, and career choices.

How You Can Reach Me

Always ask your teacher first before coming to see me, so they can call or email to make sure I am available. If you stop by my office and I am not there, just fill out a note and slide it under my door. I will be sure to meet with you as soon as I can.

For Parents & Guardians

If you would like further information on resources for your child, please reach out to me. I am also available to meet by appointment. Please call me at (717) 677-4300 x 3, or email me at c.kramer@upperadams.org. Further information can also be found on my staff page located on our school's website. I look forward to working with you and your child this year!

Fall Community Events & Activities

John's Meals - Upper Adams Christians Together (UACT)

If your family is in need of extra food on the weekends, John's Meals offers weekly bags of food items at the end of week. Look for the participation form coming home this week with your child. Forms should be returned to school by September 3rd.


Kids Dinner Club - Adams County Arts Council

Zoom with a chef while creating healthy meals for your family! Scholarships and supplementary groceries are available to those who qualify. For more information visit:

https://www.adamsarts.org/portfolio-item/kids-dinner-club/


Peer Support Grief Groups - Highmark Caring Place

Zoom and in-person, Highmark is offering support groups to grieving children, adolescents, and families. For more information, visit:

https://www.highmarkcaringplace.com/cp2/program/cpSupportGroups.shtml


Strengthening Families Program - Collaborating for Youth

Aimed to promote strong family relationships, this program brings together both caregivers and youth (ages 10-14) one evening a week starting September 21st to foster healthy communication and positive relationships. Kids can learn the importance of stress management, problem solving skills, empathy, and peer pressure resistance. For more information and/or registration, visit:

https://www.cfygettysburg.com/strengthening-families-program

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