CSES Counseling Crew News

March 2020

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CSES School Counselors are available to you!

Please reach out to your child's school counselor by email while we are out of school if you have questions, need referrals to outside counselors, or have any needs that we may be able to address through our district's social work program (food, housing, clothes, etc.). We will be checking email throughout the day until 3:00 p.m.


Here are our assigned grades and classes for this year:


Mrs. Edie Burritt: 3rd, 4th, K (Snow and Martin), Kallange's class (eburritt@lexington1.net)

Mrs. Jessica Calhoun: 5th and Covar's class (jcalhoun@lexington1.net)

Mrs. Penny Steinmeyer: 1st, 2nd, K (Cockrell, Curry, Youngblood) and Schroeder's class (psteinmeyer@lexington1.net)

Resources to help during this uncertain time

You may find the following links helpful as you navigate this uncertain time with your children. These links offer suggestions on how to talk to your children about what's going on as well as answering questions that they may have in a way elementary-aged children can understand.


This link offers a BrainPop video that is very helpful to share and discuss with children:

https://sharemylesson.com/todays-news-tomorrows-lesson/coronavirus-student-guide


This article helps parents in talking with children about what's happening in our world right now.

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/


Here's a GREAT video to share with your children that explains the Corona virus:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD9KNhmOCV4

Stay tuned for lessons from your School Counselors!

Parents, please stay tuned in the coming days for videos and resources that we will be emailing, posting on our school website and on our school's Facebook page. These counseling lessons will address worried feelings, career exploration and other topics that will aid you in helping to grow your child socially and emotionally in the coming weeks.

Please feel free to email us at any time with questions about any of these lessons or to request additional information.

Disclosure Statement


Lexington County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, genetic information or age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities.


The following people have been designated to handle inquiries or complaints. The Chief Human Resources Officer Michael L. Stacey handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title IX, inquiries/complaints regarding Title II with respect to employees and/or public access to buildings and grounds, and inquiries/complaints involving the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Inquiries/complaints regarding IDEA for students K–12 go to the Director of Special Services Wendy Balough, Ed.D. Inquiries/complaints regarding Section 504 for students K–12 go to 504 Coordinator Ann O’Cain. Inquiries/complaints regarding Title II implementation go to the Coordinator of NCLB Title II Part A Hilary Morgan.


If you have questions regarding these issues, contact these people by mail at 100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072 or by telephone at 803-821-1000.