We offer a variety of helpful tools and resources to parents and children. We also offer a variety of services, including small group counseling, short-term solution-focused individual counseling, consultation with parents and teachers, classroom lessons monthly. Feel free to contact me or explore these counseling pages for useful resource links. You can also refer to our school social worker with this link.
Students, you may enroll in my CANVAS course here:
Tell us how our school can support you and your child here:
College and Career Readiness Day:
If you are interested in speaking or volunteering for our Career and College Readiness Day in May 2023, please e-mail or call Ms. Sami.
Scholastic Book Club:
Did you know? Kids who read for just 20 minutes a day are more successful in school and life. Ordering from Scholastic Book Clubs is an easy way to find the best books that are just right for your child’s grade and interests.
Use Scholastic Book Clubs to order books now.
Here’s how: Choose books online at: scholastic.com/bookclubs
Connect to our class using our Class Code: MYFVP
Here is a peek at what we are doing in our class lessons. Students will have a class lesson at least once a month.
For the 2022-2023 school year we are excited to be focusing on social/emotional skills like growth mindset, relationships, and mindfulness. We will use the Sanford Harmony curriculum to host regular class meet-ups.
K-2 - We are using a curriculum from The Responsive Counselor. This program focuses on cultivating strong classroom relationships between all students.
3rd - We are using a book-based curriculum to learn about perseverance, growth mindset, self-esteem, test-taking skills, and bullying prevention. Learn more here.
4th - We are focusing on mindfulness using the Mind Up curriculum. Learn more here.
5th - We are fostering resilient learners using the Connected and Respected: Lessons from Resolving Conflict Creatively Program curriculum.
(H.A.B.I.T. has not yet started with us for the 2022-2023 school year) We are excited to be partnered with the UTK H.A.B.I.T. Reading Paws program to help improve student literacy and self-esteem. This amazing program allows therapy dogs to visit classrooms where students are able to read to them. Permission forms are sent home before a dog visits the classroom. Learn more about the program here: https://vetmed.tennessee.edu/outreach/Pages/habit_home.
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P.E.S. School Counselor
1711 Spring Street
Powell, TN 37849
Main Phone: 865-938-2048