As the counselor in the building I am very excited to work with you and your child throughout the 2015-16 school year!  If you have any questions or concerns throughout the school year in which I may support your child, please don't hesitate to contact me.  If you're unsure about what a counselor does, here are some highlights.
What does a school counselor do?
 *  Classroom guidance lessons
 *  Kids Group - small group meetings focusing on topics of need (examples: expression of feelings, behavior and choices, family    changes, coping with worries, social skills and many more)
 *  Individual student meetings as needed
 *  In charge of several programs - Big Buddy, Connect with a  Kid Program, Guardian Wildcat, Families in Need
 *  Assist new students in the transition to our school
 *  Support students' emotional, psychological, and academic needs
 *  Talks with parents, teachers, and community supports
 *  Attends meetings 
 *  Duties throughout the school day 
 How does my child get to see the counselor?
 *  Teacher, parent, principal, or student request
 *  Students may leave a message for me in my mailbox outside of my office
 *  Parents/Guardians - feel free to call or email me
When does my child need to see the counselor?
 *  To share good news....
 *  When having problems with a friend, home, etc. that may be difficult to cope with 
 *  When a problem is making it hard to focus in the classroom
 *  When your child needs to express feelings
Mrs. Lubaszewski 
Guidance Office - 717-741-2281