MS Counselor Newsletter-April 2024

April Counselor Newsletter
Mrs. Givens
April Counseling Lessons
5th Grade- Solving Problems

6th Grade- 7th Grade Course Selection

7th Grade-8th Grade Course Selection

8th Grade- Healthy Body Healthy You-th: Effects of E-Cigarettes on The Body

How Parents Can Help prepare for the ATLAS Test: When a test is being given, you can help by making sure your child:

gets plenty of sleep the night before the test

has breakfast on the morning of the test

goes to school on the day of a test

does not have any out-of-school appointments on the day of a test

knows you think he/she will do well on the tests

knows you understand the test is important

Important Dates
April 1-5 Assistant Principal Appreciation Week

April 3 National Paraprofessional Appreciation Day

April 4 School Librarian Appreciation Day

April 12 Spring Picture Day

April 30-May 2 ATLAS Testing


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MS Counselor Newsletter- May 2023

ACT Aspire

Middle School students will be taking the ACT Aspire May 2-4. We will be testing Tuesday (Reading and English), Wednesday (Math and Writing), and Thursday (Science) mornings.

How can you help your child do their best?

Make sure your child:

  • gets plenty of sleep the night before the test
  • eats breakfast each morning
  • arrives to school on time each morning
  • knows you believe he/she will do their best on the tests

We are excited for students to show all the things they have learned this year!

Eighth Grade Graduation

May 19 at 9 AM in the Tiger Dome

Important Dates

May 1 Principal’s Day

May 2-4 ACT Aspire Testing

May 5 School Lunch Hero Day

May 9-10 MAP Testing

May 10 Nurse’s day

May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

May 12 Field Day

May 18 Fourth Grade Night

May 19 Eighth Grade Graduation

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MS Counselor Newsletter- October 2022

Red Ribbon Week Dress Up Days

October 24-28

Monday: Put a lasso around drugs! – Western Day

Tuesday: Drugs can’t find me! – Camo Day

Wednesday: My future’s too bright to use drugs! – Wear Neon

Thursday – We’re Wild about being Drug Free! – Wear Crazy hair and/or Clothes

Friday – For a healthy me, I’ll be Drug Free! – Wear Red in honor of Red Ribbon Week


Prizes will be given out daily for best dress up for each grade.


Red Ribbon Week Activities

Monday: Re-Enactment 7th and 8th grade students

Thursday: Red Ribbon Week Rally – All grades in the Dome


Classroom Counseling Lessons

5th and 6th Grade Growth Mindset Drug Prevention

7th and 8th Grade Drug Prevention


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