We are excited about helping the students and families of Helena Elementary School, yet another year! Please explore the pages above on our blog to learn more about how we are here to help. GO HUSKIES!
-Maegan & Shelly
For their last service project HES Peer Helpers organized a pajama party to raise money for Two by Two Rescue, a no kill shelter. Learn more at http://twobytworescue.com/. In all, HES students raised about $500 for the organization.
HES Peer Helpers received certificates of achievement yesterday, May 11, 2016. This year HES Peer Helpers have participated in leadership meetings and have learned how to provide peer mediation through active listening skills and problem solving strategies. Our HES Peer Helpers met with HHS Peer Helpers multiple times throughout the year. The Helena High School students organized powerful leadership building activities […]
If you missed this morning’s Coffee Talk (Tantrum Tactics: Understanding Your Child’s Personality and Anxiety)with Paul Johnson, you missed a real treat! However, you can still check out this wonderful presentation on Periscope! The app is available through your app store. It requires a login using a Twitter account. Periscope saves the broadcast for review […]
The below link provides information on a resource for families struggling with emotions from divorce or separation. Inverness Vineyard Church offers regular support groups for parents and children affected by divorce. http://www.invernessvineyard.org/divorcecare-for-kids As always, I am here to support you as well. Email or call me (Maegan Vick -k-1st grade counselor or Shelly Johnson-2nd grade counselor), if you […]
During my most recent lesson, your child learned about passive, aggressive, and assertive behaviors. I read a short story in which animals helped students recognize characteristics of these three behaviors. Sally Snake represents aggressive behavior-scaring, threatening, and chasing Sammy Snail. Sammy Snail represents passive behavior-running away, hiding, and quietly taking the abusive behaviors Sally presented. […]
The most recent lesson your child received in guidance was on conflict resolution: How to Handle Name Calling. Students learned: 1st try using your words. Tell the person how the name calling makes you feel and ask him/her to stop or use a bug and a wish. Ex. “I feel sad when you call me that […]
Here are just a few of the props I use to explain my role to students. Ear phones- counselors are great listeners. I want to listen and help with any problems you may be having at home or school. Glue- Counselors will always stick by you! Flash Light- Just like a flash light helps you […]
Helena High School and Helena Elementary School Peer helpers join together to host a food drive. Students worked together to organize and advertise the food drive. The food drive will be held at Helena Elementary School the week of April 27th-May 1st. All collected items will be donated to Oak Mountain Missions. HHS and HES […]
Life South representatives presented lessons on the importance on blood donation to all HES 1st and 2nd grade class last week. Please try to come by HES this Wednesday, April 22nd and donate blood. Each pint can save up to 3 lives!