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School Counseling News May-June

It is with a happy heart I return to Kaechele. I feel fortunate for all the kind thoughts and prayers that lifted my sadness during my father’s illness. We’ve had some fabulous classroom lessons during May and June that centered … Continue reading

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School Counseling News March 19-March 30

It is amazing that we are approaching the end of the third nine weeks of school. Our students are mastering grade level curriculum and showing us so many positive characteristics of our Habitudes daily. During classroom lessons I have been … Continue reading

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Counseling News February 12-16

Thank you to all those who donated coats, shoes or boots to our Kindness campaign ” Heat Up Henrico!” Today Mr. Williams from Henrico Family and Community Engagement came to KES to personally thank students for their help. Thank you … Continue reading

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School Counseling News January 29-February 2

  We are really celebrating Random Acts of Kindness here at KES!! Thank you to families who will support our “Heat Up Henrico” drive by donating gently used coats, shoes and boots. I feel so blessed to serve here at … Continue reading

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Counseling News January 2-12

Happy New Year to all !!! I am feeling blessed to be part of this amazing community!  School Counseling topics for January lessons: Kindergarten: Making good choices Grade 1: Problem Solving and Using I Care Language Grade 2: Using Self- … Continue reading

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School Counseling December 4-8

This week I began my December lessons. Kindergarten students learned about communication. First grade learned about positive thinking in new situations.  Second graders learned about solving problems. Fifth graders learned about important qualities in friends. Its was great fun working … Continue reading

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November 27-December 1

I hope everyone enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends! There is an informative parent workshop going on November 30th 5:30 pm to 8:15 pm at Hermitage high school. Please view this flyer for more information. Critical Teen Issues Workshop_Flyer. … Continue reading

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School Counseling News 11/13-11/17

It is hard to believe Thanksgiving will be next week. I am so thankful for the students, staff and families here at KES! This week we celebrated College Awareness Week with some amazing trivia questions on morning  announcements! Hundreds of … Continue reading

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School Counseling November 6-10

This week I spent time teaching many study skill lessons across grade levels. Students learned about organization, paying attention, and goal setting. Small group counseling continues weekly for students who need help with improving school success, emotional regulation, social skills, … Continue reading

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Counseling News 10/30-11/3

mixitup2017 from Karen Shaia on Vimeo. This week ended with a great time in the cafeteria. All classes participated in Mix it up Day. October 31,2017 was national Mix it Up Day. This activity is designed to help students make … Continue reading

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