Anwatin Counseling Webpage

Middle school counselors are educators uniquely trained in child and adolescent development, learning strategies, self-management, and social skills.. They implement a school counseling program to support students through this important developmental period. The school counseling program provides education, prevention and intervention activities, which are integrated into all aspects of students’ lives. The program teaches students the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for academic, career and social/ emotional development.

Identifying students’ academic and social/emotional needs, as well as providing any necessary interventions, is essential in removing barriers to learning and helping students develop skills and behaviors critical for academic achievement. The knowledge, attitudes and skills students acquire during these years build the foundation for future success.

Some things the school counselor at Anwatin does:

  • Student schedules
  • Getting new students set up for success
  • My Life Plan classroom lessons
  • Transitioning the 6th graders into middle school
  • Individual counseling 
  • Help student resolve conflicts with one another 
  • Transitioning the 8th grade students into high school
  • Small Group Counseling
  • Visiting 5th grade feeder school in spring to register students
  • Academic goal setting
  • High School Choice 
  • Grade monitoring