Tag Archives: counseling

December Newsletter

December is finally here!  We are all eager about the fun and happiness that holidays bring.  It is a time to relax, sleep in, and play with new toys.  We have all been working hard, and now it is time to enjoy! With two weeks of free time at Winter break, it is important to be mindful of safety.  This …

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November Newsletter

October was a fun and busy month at RJES.  In weekly counseling classes we focused on Drug and Alcohol awareness. For Red Ribbon Week, a group of students and I decorated the school in huge red ribbons.  We put up a large red banner with “RJES is Hands Off Drugs and Alcohol”, and all students glued a cut out handprint …

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Peer Leaders

Peer Leaders

Peer Leaders This group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders meets Tuesdays after school. They have been helping run games during recess, and helping resolve conflicts among younger students. They have elected officers, and are learning parliamentary procedure.

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October Newsletter

Hello!  My name is Joy Wintersteen and I’m your child’s school counselor.  My husband, two children and I have just moved to Metlakatla from Colorado.  I’m an Alaskan at heart, though, having grown up in Bethel, Alaska.  We are really enjoying ourselves in your community.  Thank you for making us feel so welcome. The students and I are having fun getting …

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Welcome Letter Fall 2014

Hello!  Welcome to the 2014-15 school year! My name is Joy Wintersteen and I’m the new counselor at the elementary school. I am so happy to be here, in this lovely new school, working with your children. I look forward to meeting all the students and their families and getting to know your community. I grew up in Bethel, Alaska …

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