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Counseling Introduction 20122013

  1. 1. SCHOOL COUNSELING in Grades 9 and 10 What is it ALL about ?
  2. 2. Mr Ayling (Li-Z)
  3. 3. Mr McQueen (A-Lh)
  4. 4. However, despite our differences, we bothagree on a few things
  5. 5. We both…O Are very excited to work with all of you this year.O Have our doors open to help you in any way we canO Look forward to meeting and getting to know all of you further this year.
  6. 6. So you’re wondering just what do we do?
  7. 7. Three Main Areas O Academic O Personal / Social O Career (College)
  8. 8. Communication?
  9. 9. High School CounselingTHIS presentation will beposted here shortly
  10. 10. Counseling Passes
  11. 11. What’s “NEW” this year?
  12. 12. Student Ambassadors
  13. 13. What is an Ambassador?O Similar to a Peer HelperO However, the old “Peer Helpers” are taking on a much expanded role this school year (not just “New Students”O Light Blue Shirts and Silicon Bands!!
  14. 14. Co-PresidentsOscar Estrada Henny Kim
  15. 15. What’s “OLD” this year?
  16. 16. Bearcat Career Exploration
  17. 17. Bearcat Career Experience
  18. 18. Bearcat Career Experience
  19. 19. Bearcat Career Experience
  20. 20. G-TalksO A monthly student led discussion on issues that matter to youO Monday advisory period (sometimes Wed. assembly time)O A chance to discuss concerns and develop strategies to help each other
  21. 21. G-Talks…talk about what?O How can you adjust successfully to changes in your life?O Should you become what your parents want you to become?O How can I better organize myself?O What strategies are there to successfully maintain relationshipsO How can I successfully handle peer pressure?
  22. 22. G-Talks…to be successful? O Your enthusiasm to contribute to discussion O Your willingness to share your valuable insight O Your desire to let us know the issues you feel you need to discuss O Your ability to build trusting relationships in your homeroom (valuing all opinions)
  23. 23. C+ B- C B- A C- Successful Year 101Success means different things to different people
  24. 24. Balance
  25. 25. Yin & Yang
  26. 26. What can you do…?O …to maintain balance in your academic and personal lives in order to have a successful year?O 5 simple things
  27. 27. Take care of your health Organize/PrioritizeKeep your extra-curriculars manageable Communicate with your parents/teachers/friends Work Hard, Play Hard
  28. 28. Don’t forget yourStudent Ambassadors!
  29. 29. …and don’t forget yourcounselors…Starsky & Hutch
  30. 30. What’s coming up?
  31. 31. Semester 1New student call ins Grade 9 call ins Classroom visits Naviance introLearning Inventory Personality Test Plus more!
  32. 32. Contacting us? Mr. McQueen (A – Lh) Mr. Ayling (Li – Z)O HS Counseling (1062) O HS Counseling (1062)O Room 1060 O Room 1059O mcqueend@ismanila.or O g O 840-8657O 840-8664 O Or preferably…justO Or preferably…just drop by  drop by 
  33. 33. Something to reflect on in terms of you and your school year… O “I’ve learned that people will forget what you’ve said, people will forget about what you did, but… O …people WILL NEVER FORGET how you made them FEEL.” O (Maya Angelou, American Poet)
  34. 34. Let’s have a GREAT year! BALANCE And remember…