Counseling Newsletter

February 2020

Important Dates

February 2nd - Groundhog Day!

February 3rd-7th - National School Counseling Week

February 14th - Happy Valentine's Day!

February 14th - Early Dismissal, Winter Break

February 17th - No School, Winter Break & Presidents' Day

February 27th - Early Release, PD for staff


Monthly Focus - Nurturing Compassion in Kids

Some strategies you may want to consider when teaching your child compassion can be found in this article on 5 ways to Nurture Compassion in Kids.

Student Volunteers

Does your child/student spend a lot of time volunteering? Moran students with extensive volunteer service hours should see their counselor for information about an award nomination.

New Haven Interdistrict Magnet Schools

The Counseling Department has the New Haven Magnet Schools 2020 school choice guides. New Haven offers 30 interdistrict and open choice school options for suburban families, each with a unique theme and culture. If you are interested in learning more about these schools, grab a guide and check out the open houses that are offered in February and March. These schools range from elementary to high school.

Winter Blues

Has the winter got you down? Are you tired of the cold? Check out this article about 8 scientifically proven ways to beat the winter blues. It won't be too long until the first day of Spring!

Counseling Staff

Grade 6 - Mrs. DeHaan

Grade 7 - Mrs. Barber-Devine

Grade 8 - Mrs. Funaro

School Social Worker - Mrs. Bielesz

School Psychologist - Mr. Samuel