Clemens Counselor Connection
College, Career & Military Information - April 2021
Dear Buff Family-
Hello Buff Families-
It is hard to believe we are in the last 9 weeks of this school year already! As we get closer to the last day of school, please continue to encourage your students to work hard and finish the year strong. We hope that you and your student will continue to use TXConnect to monitors grades and attendance. Please have your student check at his/her Edgenuity profile to check for any credit and/or grade recovery courses that need to be completed. More info regarding Summer School will be available soon. Stay tuned to our social media pages, the Clemens website, and emails from the campus about how to sign up if needed. Talk with your student’s teachers if you need more info regarding your student’s progress in his/her classes. Just a reminder….students are required to have 6 credits to be classified as a Sophomore, 13 credits to be classified as a Junior and 19 credits to be classified as a Senior.
April is the Month of the Military Child. As a community with strong military ties, we recognize the sacrifices our families and students have made to serve. We have a Military Student Transition Consultant on campus that is available to help answer questions that either students or parents may have. Her name is Tina Barber and you can reach her at email@example.com.
As seniors receive acceptance letters from colleges or universities and/or scholarship awards, we ask that they submit them to their alpha counselors. Additionally, please make sure your senior has submitted this info which is required for him/her to participate in Decision Day on May 3. The deadline to submit and register is April 23. Additionally, we hope that your senior will participate in the Elephant Walk on May 21. The deadline to register is April 16. We are excited that we are able to have these events this year and look forward to celebrating with our students!
We hope that you are staying safe and healthy. We appreciate your continued support. Please reach out if you need assistance.
APRIL IS MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD
Military.com posted this article that sums it up nicely.
‘Each year, April is set aside as a military child appreciation month, officially known as the Month of the Military Child. With its start in the mid-1980s, the Pentagon and other military support organizations and agencies use the month to recognize military kids for their sacrifice and bravery on the homefront.
The term "military brat" is a badge of pride worn by generations of kids who traveled the world with their parents, moving into adulthood with the knowledge that they have the strength to handle anything. Military children deal with separations, deployments, frequent moves and even their parents' injuries as part of the life they were born into or entered with their families.
Because purple is a color used to represent all military services, the theme "Purple Up" is used over the course of the month. Their strength and resiliency is inspirational. Especially this year, as many of them are facing new learning from home adventures, extended separations from a parent and delayed PCSes.’
Please help us in celebrating our Military Connected students at Clemens. If you have a picture of your Military Connected student that you would like to share with us, please email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The above article can be found at https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2008/04/month-of-the-military-child.html
EMAIL for Students!
We are excited to share with you that district email accounts for high school students are now active.
Please note that sending and receiving email will be limited to internal users only. Counselors and administrators will begin using student email accounts to share information and reminders about school updates and events.
Click on the following link to find out how your child can access their district email account.
Check this site often. Scholarships are added weekly and deadlines are quickly approaching.
Please visit our website for information including transcripts, schedule changes, SAT/ACT, Financial Aid and much more. Click on picture below for a quick link to our website
All College Bound Buffs, Career Bound Buffs and Military Bound Buffs...get the latest information from Ms. Gossett including a calendar of events from the readiness center. (Click button for more information)
Senior Elephant Walk
Our Senior Elephant Walk is scheduled for May 21, 2021. Elephant Walk takes Seniors back to their elementary schools as kind of a nostalgic trip to remind them where they've been and how far they have come. Teachers, students, and staff typically form lines on either side of the senior line to cheer them on and congratulate them as they again walk the halls they once walked in their more formative years.
Using your senior's SCUC login credentials, please complete the Google Form if you would like your senior to participate in this activity.
Forms must be completed no later than April 9, 2021. If your senior did not attend an elementary school in SCUC, then they can attend any of the schools on the list. Changes will not be made after April 16, 2021.
If you have any questions, please contact Stacy McWilliams at email@example.com.
Mental Health Resources
for more information and helpful links.
Who is my counselor and how do I contact her?
We are here and ready to help.
Feel free to email us or call us on office numbers listed below:
Alpha: A - Di
Alpha: Sa - Z
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Military Student Transition Consultant
Kelsey Plant, LMSW
Communities in Schools (CIS) Site Coordinator
Angela Brown, LMSW
Communities in Schools (CIS) Site Coordinator
Social Worker - Raquel Rodriguez
To reach our district social worker during this time regarding McKinney Vento (homelessness), Foster Care Status, Pregnancy Related Services, or Migrant Programs questions you can contact her by phone or email as shown below:
Raquel Rodriguez phone: 210-945-6523 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit: https://sites.google.com/scuc.txed.net/scuc-isd-counseling-resources/social-worker?authuser=0
The Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District comprehensive school counseling program provides all students with resources to access opportunities for their continued educational, career, social, and personal development. School counselors, educators, parents, and community members are partners in empowering students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible learners and decision makers.