Counselor Corner Newsletter and News
2016-2017 School Year Counseling Events and News
Omega Man Bullying Prevention Assembly
October is National Anti-Bullying Month
Students Unity Day
Unity Day Staff SS
Unity Tree Southside Elementary
Bullying Prevention Poster Contest
Southside Elementary is once again holding a K-5 Poster Contest throughout the month of October. October is Bully Prevention Month and the posters will help to increase awareness, help students learn bully prevention strategies, and promote bullying prevention. Each poster will be judged and there will be one winner at each grade level. The winners will receive a prize and their work will be displayed in the building. See below for last year’s winning posters!
Unity Day Oct 19th!
Southside Elementary is celebrating UNITY DAY to support National Bullying Prevention Month! Unity Day celebrates students uniting together against bullying! United for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. Students are encouraged to wear Orange on Wednesday Oct. 19th to support this event!
2015-2016 School Year Counseling Events
2nd Annual College and Career Week
Monday: My College Monday- Students can proudly wear their favorite college gear or they can wear that schools colors
Tuesday: Career Day- There will be a special career presenter in every classroom in the morning!
Wednesday: When I Grow Up Wednesday- Students can dress up as what they want to be when they grow up. *School Appropriate Outfits and Accessories
Thursday: Hats off to College and Career- Students can wear a college hat, graduation cap, or a hat for a career!
Friday: High School Pride- Students can proudly wear BearCat gear!
Ladies That Lead 4th Grade Girls Group
Several 4th grade girls participated in Ladies that Lead, a small group focused on increasing girls self-esteem, conflict resolution skills, and building a positive self. This year, each group came up with a different leadership project they completed as a group. These projects included two different skits on rumors and friendship; and donated two blankets two a children’s hospital and the Humane Society.
Random Acts of Kindness Week
Southside Elementary celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Week Feb.15th-19th! As a school we completed 289 Random Acts of Kindness! The Classroom Winner of RAK Contest is Mrs. Cunningham’s class with 45 Random Acts of Kindness. Exciting events of this week included: RAK Contest; Kindness Videos; and an Appreciation Station.
Bullying PREVENTION POSTER CONTEST!
Southside Elementary is holding a K-5 Poster Contest throughout the month of October. October is Bully Prevention Month and the posters will help to increase awareness, help students learn bully prevention strategies, and promote bullying prevention. Each poster will be judged and there will be one winner at each grade level. The winners will receive a prize and their work will be displayed in the building.
2015 WINNING POSTERS!
UNITY DAY OCTOBER 21st
We are participating in UNITY DAY this year to promote uniting together to prevent bullying. All students and staff are encouraged to wear orange to stand united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion!
2014/2015 School Year News
*College/Career Week May 11th-15th!
– Our school is aiming to help our students reach higher and develop a college going culture. One of the ways we are accomplishing this is by by holding a College and Career Awareness Week. Students will have the opportunity to be entered into a drawing to win College Gear from various College and Universities. The School Counselor will also be focusing the bi-weekly counseling lessons on Career Education. On Tuesday the 12th student can participate in Dress for Your Future Day, where students can dress up like the what they want to be when they grow up. Thursday the 14th will be College Day, where students can proudly wear their favorite college gear or they can wear that schools colors!
Southside Elementary would like to send a special thank you to the following college and universities that were so kind and helpful in donating various college gear for our students this year!
Thank You-The University of Scranton, Juanita College, and Saint Joseph University!!