Tuesday, February 2, 2016

February 2, 2016

Ground Hog Day and it's beautiful.  I guess that means 6 more weeks of winter.  Here are the updates. that will see us through a month or two.

Happy National School Counseling Week.  Feb 1-5.   We had a special viewing of the documentary Paper Tigers.  A in depth look at traumatic brain stress and what one school did about it.  Ms. Nesin and I wrote grants and booked Spotlight Cinema to hold a screening for the 8th grade students and the wider community.  We will be talking about this documentary in 8th grade classes and listening to students ideas about solutions.
Paper Tiger will be playing at Spotlight Cinemas  Feb 2 and 3rd at 7 pm.

Kindness Week will be celebrated Feb 8-12.  We have activities planned and prepare to wrap the school in KINDNESS in Feb and beyond.  #kindnessmattersatlms

Grief Support Group:
Pathfinders is announcing its Spring 2016 session:
Mondays March 7-May 16, 2016
6-7:30 pm   ages 4-adult
Call Linda Boyle for more info: 944-2474

School Counseling Intern
Mrs. O'Connell is excited to announce a school counseling intern will be joining her for the spring semester.  Ilunga Mutombo is excited to be joining us and will be learning all things school counseling with Mrs. O'Connell. More information to come.

School Garden:
If you drive behind the middle school you will see a fabulous gardening shed that the Old Town High School Applied Science class made under the supervision of Stan Peterson.   We have a great lead on a greenhouse with solar power.  Watch out DEER!  You are our next project.  Any parents interested in helping contact Mrs. O'Connell or Mrs. Drake.

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