Students who need further instruction or have other issues, may participate in individual or group counseling sessions with either the Elementary or High School Counselor. Some of the more common issues are:
This social and emotional learning program uses hands-on activity-based lessons to teach students how to identify feelings, solve problems, and get along with others. In addition to these skills, students also spend some time on:
Students are made knowledgeable about the world of work. They relate personal skills, aptitudes, and abilities to future career decisions. Students will understand the value of the world of work and learn about helpers in the community. All students will begin to create a career plan that provides focus and direction to students’ educational experiences. They will answer the questions:
Visits to the Keene Valley Neighborhood House (community centered home for older adults)
Safe School Ambassadors Program: Grades 4-6 (selected students)
This program is a student-centered model that trains diverse student leaders to intervene with their friends when they see teasing, exclusion, bullying and other forms of mistreatment. We have participated in this program since March 2006 with a practical focus on our school environment.