MBE Counselor Newsletter

4th Quarter 2021-2022

School Counseling Services

Counselors are essential educators and mental health professionals in the school system. We are growing graduates by teaching educational, career, personal, and social development at all ages!

Personalized Counseling continues for students! Remember, this year I'm meeting with each student through individual meetings. This is a special time for students to tell me about themselves, their strengths, and their goals for the future.

Great 8 Skills for Daily Living: Relationship Skills

A child's consistent performance of socially acceptable actions that promote and maintain positive connections with others.

Relationship Skills Classroom Guidance

Student "I can" Statements:

  • Compliment or congratulate somebody

  • Do something nice for somebody

  • Show appreciation of others

  • Greet a person in a polite way

  • Attract positive attention from peers

  • Express concern for another person

  • Attract positive attention from adults

  • Make a suggestion or request in a polite way

  • Offer to help somebody

  • Respond to another person’s feelings

Great 8 Skills at Home

For more information on Social and Emotional Learning at Home, visit Aperture Education Parent Portal and SEL Tips & Tools. To learn more about Goal-Directed Behavior and additional activities you can do at home to build this Great 8 Skill, click here.

No Place for Hate

This quarter .....Field of Respect

We believe that each person can be KIND to someone (hold the door for them, ask someone if they need help...), but not show that person RESPECT... What is respect? What does it look like? What is kindness? What does it look like? How are they the same? How are they different?

Our students will fill our Field of Respect with flowers explaining how they can commit to showing RESPECT to one another at MBE?


Last quarter...

Our students participated in The Great Kindness Challenge during Be the Change Week. The Great Kindness Challenge is a positive, proactive, kindness initiative, reaching millions of students and families every year. It provides an opportunity for students to unite and demonstrate that KINDNESS MATTERS. During this week, students were challenged to complete as many acts of kindness as possible, along with participating in kindness activities that encourage a school climate that is respectful, inclusive, compassionate, accepting, and kind.

Take Time for a Mindful Minute

College, Career, & Life Readiness

Camp Nobis EST

Middle School Transition Camp open to 5th Graders in Humble ISD attending middle school for the 2022-2023 school year

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Career Exploration

PAWS in Jobland: Use the district access code AK01773.

Students go to the website and click on Jobland. In Jobland, students can choose buildings and careers to explore.

  • What are some of the careers in the building?

  • Did you find any jobs that interest you?

  • If so, what did you like about them? If not, what did you not like about them?

WittyWe: Students can explore different Career Clusters and learn more about the areas that interest them.

Are You Ready for College?

College Spotlight

This quarter we are spotlighting Houston Community College. Click here to learn more about HCC.

U.S. Armed Forces Spotlight

This quarter we are spotlighting the United States Space Force. To learn more about Careers with the U.S. Space Force, click here.

Community Resources

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Parent University is a series of classes that educate families on how to best prepare their students for success. The workshops cover a wide range of topics such as life skills, college and career readiness, health and wellness and much more. Anyone can register for the free Parent University classes and new classes will be added to the schedule throughout the year.

March 24 - Together for Mental Health: Anxiety

April 7 - Social & Emotional Learning Series: Relationship Skills

April 18 - Social Media and Gaming

May 19 - Together for Mental Health: Summer Schedules

Click here for more information and to register for a class.

School Counseling Services

Small Group Counseling Form

The purpose of small groups is to bring students with similar needs or concerns together to share, problem solve, and connect with their peers to enhance their social and emotional development.

If you need to contact the counselor, here's now......

Mrs. Ogletree's Contact Information

(281) 641-2907