Guidance Newsletter

MAY 2016

Important Dates

May 2nd-6th - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4th - Faculty Meeting

May 5th - Cinco de Mayo

May 8th - Mother's Day

May 10th - Interim Closes

May 18th -Early Release Day

May 19th - Responsive Advisory

May 30th - Memorial Day

GOOD TO KNOW INFORMATION

High School Sports

If 8th-grade students/parents are wondering about sports physicals for the high school, the physical forms need to be given to the Athletic Director starting after June 1st. This will be good for the student's entire 9th grade year.

Free Local Event for Parents and Youth

On May 25th at Washington Middle School, local youth will be performing in a stay play, "A Stand Against Bullying and Suicide" by Valerie Brown. This will be from 6 to 8 pm. A discussion will be held as well as resource tables and complimentary copies of the book Heros of Tomorrow for the first 50 attendees. This is free and open to all parents and youth.

Monthly Focus- Feeling Good About Ourselves

Feeling good about yourself is a very important life-long process, but it may not always be easy. Feeling good about ourselves can make us feel happier and more confident. It can be very empowering to accept and feel good about yourself for who you are, just as you are. Click here for some inspirational quotes to help you regain that confidence when you need it!

School Counselors

Mrs. Barber-Devine - Grade 6

Mrs. Funaro - Grade 7

Ms. McDermott - Grade 8