Mrs. Lang's Counseling Capsule

6th Grade Counselor, Skyview Upper Elementary School

For the Week of November 17, 2014

November Highlights

November's Classroom Counseling Lesson will be about Responsibility and Study Skills.

November 18: Counselor Parent Evening Program on Executive Functioning Skills, Hannah Bookbinder co-presenting, of AcademicAlly. 6 - 7:30 pm Skyview Library.

Students are encouraged to write down a Personal Character Goal and give it to their homeroom teacher in exchange for a "I mustache you to be TRRFCC this year" pencil from Mrs. Lang. Goals are to be collected and given to Mrs. Lang for tracking.

Group Lists

My Group List is on the shared drive for you to view. Go to Skyview/Public/Lang/Groups

The School Counselor's Schedule

Monday, November 17 D day

9:00 - 10:30 am Mr. Chantry Homeroom Small Group Sessions

11:00-11:30 Girls Lunch Bunch

11:30 - 11:45 Mr. Corcoran Daily Math / Counseling Review

12:40 - 1:10 Girls Lunch Bunch

Afternoon Appointments

2:45 - 3:15 GO! Group

Tuesday, November 18 E day

8 - 9:30 am ARCOLA Counseling Dept. Meeting

11:00 - 11:30 Girls Lunch Bunch

11:45 -12:30 TEAM MEETING USA


1:15 - 2:00 SSS McCracken/Kim

2:00 - 2:45 Girls Group - Celestials (Greenover/Corcoran) To Be Determined

2:45-3:15 BLAST

6:00 - 8:00 pm Evening Parent Program

Wednesday, November 19 F day

AM Student Appointments

11:00 -11:30 Mr. Houseman / boys lunch bunch

11:30 - 12:00 GO (Stutz/Maier)


Thursday, November 20 A day

AM Student Appointments

11:00 - 11:30 FISH Lunch Bunch

12:40 - 1:10 FISH Lunch Bunch

2:45 -3:15 BLAST

Afternoon Appointments

Friday, November 21 B day

AM Admin Meeting

11:00 - 11:30 Writer's Club Lunch Bunch

11:30 - 12:00 SSS (Stutz/ Maier)

12:30 -1:15 GO (Roberts/Chantry)

Afternoon Appointments

2:45 - 3:15 BINDER BUSTERS - come clean it out.

The 6th Grade BLAST News

A list of BLAST members is on the Y drive under Lang/Blast.

BLAST members are available to help shelve books in the library and do other acts of service around the school. What would you like them to do for you?

Tips.Tools.Stuff You Can Use.

Links to Remember

Sign Up Genius (used for curriculum based classroom counseling lessons that I do with all homerooms. If you want something additional just email me! I'd be happy to come in!)

This link is just to the site for those who wanted to see it. It is not an active sign up.

When we schedule lessons, you will get an email from me, via this site, to select your time and date (that I enter into the online scheduler).

Mrs. Lang's Counseling Corner Website

Mrs. Lang's Counseling Clips - short videos for students containing Counseling Program Information

Mrs. Lang's Character Counts! Lesson Plans and Resource Packet

Y Drive / Skyview/Public/ Lang/ Lang's Character Resources

End of the Year Data Reports


I will just keep adding to the list, new stuff appears at the top each week.


Additude Magazine For ADD and ADHD information


Finding the Spark in Motivation - A great article / Resource for Educators


Google Templates for Teachers:

Kahoot! A Classroom Based Response System using Ipads, Laptops, and other personal devices. Uses a question and answer game format

12 Super Study Tools for Students

Hundreds of Fun IceBreaker Questions! use what you can, alter some, whatever!

Character Education Lesson Plans

Social Emotional Lesson Plans (15 minutes or less)

Have a great week, everyone!

Beth Lang