Saturday, September 22, 2018
BFAA parents enjoyed the presentation delivered by 5th grade teachers and Mrs. Campbell, a counselor at YMLA. They informed parent about the expectations in 5th grade and the developmental process of transitioning from Elementary to Middle School. Our parents expressed their appreciation about getting their questions answered and are looking forward to partnering with Middle School to ensure student success.
GPHS Counseling Services had our Gophers show their #Reasons2stay during Suicide Prevention Week. What is your reason? We take care and look out for each other. Video
"I'm a Jean-ous when it comes to suicide prevention!" - Reagan Middle School
Grand Prairie High School Counselors have been meeting with GPHS SEN19RS to discuss preparation for graduation, their endorsements & what comes next after high school! Our college & career advisors will continue in classes the next 2 days to share more about the services they provide & the upcoming GPISD college night this Thursday at GPHS from 6-8pm.
Graduation, credits, college – all information that Crosswinds is providing during cohort meetings.
GPHS Counselors are so thankful for teachers who collaborate with us and our college advisors to help achieve student success! We served the English 4 Department breakfast to show our appreciation as we "TACO 'bout" graduation with our Seniors!
Friday, September 14, 2018
Counselor Mrs.Lopez at Travis World Language Academy promotes Kindness and Compassion with her Kindness Crew as they sign a pledge to stand 4 Kindness.
Counselor Mrs. Lopez at Travis World Language Academy is sponsoring Career Cruising and a Math Club early in the morning starting at 7:30 a.m. for students that are eager to get an early start on learning.
Counselor Mrs. Lopez at Travis World Language Academy teaches Self-Regulation Skills to students in order to help them develop focusing skills while learning to regulate their emotions.
De Zavala counselors Mrs. Glover and Ms. McGriff not only work with students on problem-solving, but also with the entire De Zavala staff. As staff members walk by their offices, they are reminded of the different ways they can solve a problem.
The Counseling Team at DATA @ Adams MS promotes "Say Hello Program" and "Career Cruising Program" to parents during open house.
YMLA is putting a cap on suicide. Counselors Randle and Campbell (RC COLA) are helping staff and students to remember if they see someone that needs help to check on them. The YMLA campus wore caps as a reminder to decrease suicidal ideations. Counselors were also on site during "Meet the Teacher" night to provide parents information on suicide prevention as well.
The Jackson counselors are in classrooms this week to present their Meet The Counselors/Suicide Prevention Week social emotional learning lesson. The focus is on their Start with Hello program that will help combat feelings of isolation and promote kindness on their campus.
GPCI School Counselor Mrs. Swanigan and Social Worker Intern Ms. Prichard talked with scholars about suicide prevention during lunch. Each scholar was then able to write an encouraging message to one another.
Crosswinds faculty and students Reach One and Teach One about suicide statistics and facts.
Whitt Fine Arts Academy awesome counselor, Tamara Collins, doing a lesson about responsibility. Students love her lessons and are always completely engaged in what she is teaching.
Ms.Torres, counselor at Ellen Ochoa, going over a lesson of secret messages students uncovered regarding responsible behaviors.
The counseling staff at Dubiski are helping to bring suicide prevention knowledge and awareness to our students by having various activities during lunches this week.
YMLA counselors Randle and Campbell (RC COLA) are kicking off "Suicide Prevention Week" and the "Start with Hello" initiative. The counselors provided information to their young men on how to combat suicide, manage strong emotions, and assist others in crisis. Randle and Campbell have also made available encouraging quotes, ways to cope, prevention resources, dress up theme days, and news to use for students and staff through email and the learning management system Canvas.