Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

3 Big Things Families Can Do to Prepare for the School Year

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. Unless you have been on a remote island all summer, you’ve likely been bombarded recently with back-to-school advertisements and school supplies in stores. Besides purchasing … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Budget-Friendly Summer Family Fun

We are expecting our first child, a baby girl, at the end of July. Having a baby on the way has made me excited about all the fun summer things I want do with my future family of three. Below … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: How to Handle Physical Fights at School

In a 2011 survey by the National Center for Education Statistics, 33 percent of high school students reported being involved in a physical fight in the last year. Once a fight is in progress, schools have specific protocols for how … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Tattling in Middle School

Even though tattling versus reporting seems like an elementary concept, it can still be difficult for middle school students to grasp. In middle school, students sometimes do not report things that are going wrong because they are afraid of being … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Amelia Earhart Day

January 11 is Amelia Earhart Day. On January 11, 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first person—man or woman—to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. Her life came to a tragic end when she took her last flight in July of … Continue reading

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