Garcia Counselor Newsletter

December 2016


As the school counselor my goal is to help every student be the best he can be. This is accomplished through classroom guidance lessons, as well as individual and small-group counseling. I also work closely with families, teachers, administrators, and community agencies. I am thrilled for this amazing opportunity and look forward to working with each of you! Please let me know how I can best serve you.

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." Helen Keller

KC club meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 3:30-4:30pm

2444 Graham Street

Grand Prairie, TX

KC club donation drive

Monday, Dec. 5th, 8am to Friday, Dec. 16th, 2pm

2444 Graham Street

Grand Prairie, TX

During this holiday season the KC club is collecting donations for our furry friends at Prairie Paws Adoption Center in Grand Prairie.

Guidance Theme of the Month

Dear Parents,

This month guidance lessons will be on cooperation. Students will learn that cooperation is a willingness to work as a member of a team. You follow the rules that keep everyone safe and happy because you know that together we can accomplish great things. Students will learn that we show cooperation when:

  • You work in a group to accomplish a task
  • You listen to other people's opinions and include their ideas in the group
  • You do your house chores without being asked more than once
  • You play a team sport and work toward a goal
  • You put competition aside when working on a project with your classmates
  • You help in community projects such as cleanups and community plantings

At home you can help by reviewing the virtue of the month and encouraging your child to cooperate at home, school, and play.

Thank you for modeling cooperation for your child!

Together We Aspire (TEAMWORK) - Animated Song

College and Career Readiness

All GPISD students can explore college and career options thru a FREE interactive program. Your child can access Career Cruising online by clicking on the link below:

Student Login: GP-Your child's student ID

Student Password: Your child's date of birth


Student Login: GP-111111

Student Password: 12122014

Please take sometime to explore the program with your child. You will surely not regret doing so.