Counseling Newsletter

March 2020

Important Dates

3/8 - Daylight Savings Time - turn your clocks ahead!

3/10 - End of the second trimester

3/17 - Happy St. Patrick's Day!

3/19 - First day of Spring!

3/19 - Student 2-hour early release day

3/20 - Professional Development for Teachers - No School for Students

3/26 - Evening Conferences

GOOD TO KNOW INFORMATION

MONTHLY FOCUS - PEER PRESSURE AND HOW IT HAS CHANGED

Technology, social media, and the fast pace of today's society have changed the way peer pressure is experienced for middle schoolers. Check out this article on how peer pressure has changed since parents were in school.

In Danger of Failing Letters

Once the second trimester ends on the 10th of March, we will start obtaining through PowerSchool the average grades for trimester one and trimester two. In Danger of Failure letters will be mailed home to students who may be in jeopardy of summer school or retention if grades are not improved for the final trimester. Counselors will continue to meet with students and work with them on strategies for improvement.

JUULING - STAY EDUCATED

Do you know what JUULing is? Do you know it is becoming more and more popular among teens? Do yourself a favor and take a couple of minutes to read this article about JUULing. Stay educated!!

Counseling Staff

Grade 6 - Mrs. DeHaan

Grade 7 - Mrs. Barber-Devine

Grade 8 - Mrs. Funaro

Social Worker - Mrs. Bielesz

Psychologist - Mr. Samuel