Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

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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Counselor’s Corner: Pinterest-Inspired Winter Art and Activities for Back-to-School

Even after the holiday season is over, you can have a festive classroom by decking your walls with winter-themed artwork and activities. Below I share art and activities that I found on Pinterest that you can facilitate in your classroom. … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Holiday Tips for Divorced and Separated Families

The holiday season can be the most stressful time of the year. Being separated or divorced can create additional stressors and challenges during the holidays. According to the American Psychological Association, 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. … Continue reading

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