Counselor's Gazette November 2013

By Ms. Forte & Ms. Milano

What we are planning in November

This month, we'll be hosting CAREER DAY. This will be an opportunity for students to learn about a variety of career fields. This is an effort to encourage our kids to continue their education and discover a path to a successful future.

Other activities include continuing teaching the social skills units in our enrichment, whole class and small group activities. We're excited for a busy and exciting month ahead!

More Information...

Friday, Nov. 15th, 8:30am-2:30pm

400 High School Dr

Lewisville, TX

Sign-Up Form

Name: ___________________________

Title/Position: _____________________

1. Morning Session (8:30-10:45am)

2. Afternoon Session (1:00-2:40pm)

3. Both sessions

Hours Available: ___________________

Telephone: ________________________

E-mail: ___________________________

1st Nine Weeks

Caring (whole class & enrichment)

2nd Nine Weeks (Whole class, enrichment & small groups)


3rd Nine Weeks


4th Nine Weeks


Our Program & Mission

  • School Guidance Curriculum: Students are taught skills related to the development of healthy personal characteristics, values, and attitudes deemed important for healthy productive living.
  • Individual Student Planning includes activities to assist students and their parents or guardians in planning, monitoring, and managing the student’s learning as well as his or her personal, educational, and career goals.
  • Responsive Services meet the immediate concerns and needs of students, usually with a prevention focus, e.g., programs for dropout prevention, student assistance teams, peer leadership, and drug and alcohol prevention.
  • System Support focuses on family and community support and to school improvement and student achievement.

School Counselor Mission

The Mission of the Central Elementary School Counseling Program is to address the academic, personal, social and career development needs of all students. School Counselors are professional school advocates who help students maximize their educational potential, character development and academic achievement. In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians and the community, the goals of this program are to ensure that all students at Central experience a rich, diverse and nurturing learning environment so that they may function as lifelong learners and productive citizens.

Parent Academy - We continue providing weekly parenting classes in English & Spanish.