JISD Counseling Weekly Newsletter

April 27th-May 1st

Welcome Students, Parents, and Staff

As we get closer to the end of the school year, we have been safe in our homes for 6 weeks. Our new normal is a different way of life. Reality is very different in each household. We hope that all items included in the newsletter are helping our JISD families. This week will be a great time to start practicing self- care and use some of the activities in the newsletter.
Judson Guidance and Counseling Department

Vist the Guidance and Counseling Website for more details about SchooLinks, Mindfulness techniques, Resources, or if you need to contact a JISD Counselor, and much more.

Resources

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Food Resource: Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 2:00pm

Great News! We have a mega-mobile food site in our area. Don't miss out if you are in need of food services.


Community Bible Church will be hosting a Mega-Mobile Distribution in partnership with the SA Food Bank.

It is not mandatory, but families can pre-register if they would like: https://safb.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_55RLqnif2facQbb

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Announcements

Chromebook Distribution

Keeping our Students Connected

We are in our 4th distribution of chromebooks. If you have not completed the request form, the link is below. The window closes soon, please request a chromebook if your child is need.


Pick up for this week is on Tuesday, from 12:00-7:00 and on Thursday from 8:00-3:00 at Judson High School PAC.


CLICK HERE FOR THE REQUEST FORM

Thank JISD Families and Staff that Shared their Cardboard Kid on the Reveal Date!

Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning

Self- Care Activities for Students, Parents, and Staff

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Mindful Practices -SEL Weekly Activities for Students, Parents, and Staff

Practice Mindfulness

This document has links to several mindfulness Apps

Free Meditations from Calm

The Calm app is wonderful meditation tool. They are offering free meditations to help us all through this difficult time.

Guidance Lesson

Making a Stress /Anxiety Bottle

Thank you Ms. Duhart Escondido Counselor for sharing this great activity that you can do at home.
Make A Stress / Anxiety Bottle

College and Career Readiness

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Schoolinks

* Planning for Military

* Pathway to Careers

Seniors Graduation Information

I know you are waiting to hear the latest details about graduation. Please stay tuned once all of the final decisions about graduation are complete. We will post the information in our newsletter.
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AlamoPromise

Judson High School and Wagner High School Seniors. Please do not forget you need to complete 3 steps to be eligible for AlamoPromise.

#1 Complete Save your Seat

#2 Complete Apply Texas

# 3 Complete FASFA.


The priority deadline was March 20 to have all 3 complete. If you still need to complete #2 and # 3 please complete them as soon as possible as students who submit will be reviewed on a space available basis. College Counselors will be scheduling FASFA Zoom meetings next week if you need assistance. More details to come. If you have any questions contact your college counselor and check their website for more information.

Other Assistance Needed

Military Families contact Ms.Greenwood by

email sgreenwood@judsonisd.org or by phone (210) 802-6709


McKinney Vento contact Ms. Young by

email dyoung@judsonisd.org or by phone (210) 764-9571


School Age Parent Program contact Ms. Palmer by

email apalmer@judsonisd.org or by phone (512) 553-8023


If you are experiencing difficulty in providing basic necessities for your family and need additional assistance, please contact the following:

Monica Chavarria by email mchavarria@judsonisd.org or by phone (210) 541-2731

Trisha Walker by email twalker972@judsonisd.org or by phone (210) 595-9698

Reynae Herrera by email rherrera447@judsonisd.org or by phone (210)595-9541

Monica Garcia by email mgarcia083@judsonisd.org or by phone (210) 275-4031