Mrs. Munoz School Counseling Corner

DECEMBER, 2021

Lesson for the month

December - Be Kind Through Giving


Throughout the month of December, your child will participate in lessons and activities promoting kindness through giving.


Our kindness Club would like to encourage everyone to write eCARDS for Healthcare Providers + Patients as part of our school wide community service project.

Send an encouraging e-message to patients and their caregivers at Children’s Health using the form provided (Click link).

Instructions:
1). Choose a card 1,2,3
2).Write a short message to thank them or to encourage them
3).Write your name, last name
4). Use the school email www.barbarabushschool@yahoo.com to submit card (do not use your personal email).

Please do not share any personal information on your card such as your phone number, address, family, school, etc.

Example of a messages:
Thank you for everything you do for our community!
You are a hero. Thank you fo all you do!"
"Stay safe as you can! And thank you!"
Thank you and all the other caregivers for your service!
Thank you doctors, nurses and hospital staff!
Thank you for your incredible work Your community appreciates you!
We're so lucky to have you!
Stay safe and thank you for helping others in need!
Children's Health you are the best!
"I am thinking of you"
"You're doing great."
"Nothing can stop you-stay strong"
"Wishing you a very speedy recovery!"

Below is an example of a "thank you" family photo!

Supporting Kids' Mental Health This Holiday Season

"There's no question that they way we typically celebrate at this time of year will look very different." To make the most of this holiday season check out this article from Momentous Institute on ways you can help support your child's mental health.

Middle School 5th Grade Parent Night

ATTENTION! 5th Grade Students please share this information with your parents!

5th Grade Parent Meeting

As you prepare your 5th grader for middle school, we would like to invite you to a parent meeting via zoom on December 15th at 6:30 p.m. We will be sharing general information about applying for middle schools and course selection, as well as answering questions you may have.

The virtual GPISD Experience is scheduled for January 9th, and the process for selecting courses for middle school will begin in January, as well.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5896286817

Meeting ID: 589 628 6817

If you have any questions regarding the meeting, please contact your school counselor.

Thank you!

Mrs. Muñoz

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

December 21-January 4 Winter Break-No School

December 11 Submit Family "Thank You" Photos (optional-see above)

School Counselor Contact Information

Hilda L Munoz

972-522-6710 OFFICE

9720237-1628 SCHOOL OFFICE

Hilda.Munoz@gpisd.org

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School Counseling Program Mission

The mission of Bush’s Counseling program is to provide a proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate program to address students' academic and career goals in addition to supporting their personal and social needs. This is accomplished through a partnership with parents/guardians, staff, and community members to enable all students to become successful, productive citizens and lifelong learners in a diverse and changing world.

SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM VISION

Bush Counseling program will empower all students to reach their maximum potential by using a comprehensive program that addresses academic, personal/social, and career goals. We will promote an environment to encourage personal inquiry and growth, social responsibility, and academic excellence. School counselors believe that every student can succeed through the intentional collaborative efforts of school, home, and community leading to responsible and productive global citizens.