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ES Counselor’s Newsletter

Happy March!  Spring Break is past, and we are now heading towards Spring, with it’s longer days.  Longer days mean more time to play outside! In counseling we are focusing on being healthy  –eating healthy, balanced meals, and the importance of exercising.  Using the USDA’s (United States Department of Agriculture) website at MyPlate.gov,  students are learning about the 5 food …

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January Newsletter

Happy 2015!   The new year is a perfect time for a fresh start.  In January in counseling we focused on setting goals.  Each student was encouraged to think about one short-term goal, and one long-term goal. For short-term goals, students set goals such as turning their homework in regularly, helping with chores, and spending more time with family. Some of …

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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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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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