Counselor Updates

Navigating School Closings and Your New Normal

Date: 4/13/2020 Volume 4

Dear Klein ISD Parents & Students,

In these strange times, we can expect that kids are waking up on the wrong side of the bed and feeling anxious. The KISD Intermediate Lead Counselors will be collaborating to create a weekly newsletter offering some suggestions for a daily routines, ways to decrease stress and cope with the ever changing world. As always, if you have any questions or needs, email your child's counselor. All counselors are working remotely and providing office hours.


We miss you!

Klein ISD Intermediate Counselors

KISD AT HOME LEARNING

Thank you to our district KISD employees who have put together this website to help you navigate your way through at home learning. We hope that you have found this website helpful. All lessons will now also be loaded into schoology every week. If you are having trouble accessing schoology, please fill out the help desk ticket that can be found at the bottom of the KISD At Home Learning website.

Curbside Meal Pick Up

Klein ISD is committed to ensuring all students have access to nutritious meals.


Click HERE for more information on Hot Meal pick up and Backpack Buddies.

Character Education

Zootopia song (try everything)
Last week you watched the clip from the movie Facing the Giants and created a list of goals that you have. You also worked on writing things down that keep you from reaching these goals.This week we want to focus on mindset. Sometimes, part of changing our mindset and facing our giants is just a matter of changing the way we say things. For example, when we wake up in the morning, we have two options. We can say, "Gosh, I slept terribly and today is going to be terrible." or we can say, "Today is going to be a great day. I may not have slept well, but I woke up and I am alive and thankful for that!" Have you ever seen the movie Zootopia? Judy Hopps is a bunny who desperately wants to be a police officer. No one thinks she can do it because she is just a bunny, but she doesn't listen to the negative talk around her. She sets her mind on the positive and what she CAN do and goes for that goal. Has anyone told you that you aren't capable of doing something (maybe you told yourself that)? What was it they said (or you said) that you couldn't do? Take these expressions and change them to be positive. For example, Old statement: I made a mistake. New Statement: Mistakes help me learn. Remember that your mindset is the one thing you CAN control.

Mindfullness Activities

Families Finding Fun

We know that both kids and parents are experiencing a gamete of emotions during this time. One of the things we can do as parents it to be leaders in the home and engage our children in conversations and other activities that encourage positive coping skills. We want to give everyone an opportunity to express themselves, identify those feelings they may be having, spend time connecting as a family, and navigate our new normal.


Click HERE for daily activities to help with your child's Social/Emotional well being.

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Virtual Field Trip of the Week

Yellowstone National Park


Ready to explore Yellowstone? You don't have to wait for your trip out here. You can start exploring now by virtually touring some of the main attractions around the park. Included with each tour is additional information about visiting in person.

Click the link (title) above to ensure your child is NEVER Bored!

Klein ISD Intermediate Schools

While school is closed, we'll do our best to keep you updated and busy. Good luck, parents, and thanks for all you're doing! In this time, the best way to reach us is via your school's website and their social media sites.
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