Counselor's Corner

Welcome to Flora M. Singer's Counseling Page!

 

My name is Nicole Weaver and I am so excited to be the new counselor at this amazing school!  I will continue to implement a comprehensive school counseling program.  Check back soon for more updates and information.

My email address is : Nicole_R_Weaver@mcpsmd.org  

 

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 Attention all families of fifth grade students! 

  

The application materials for the middle school magnet programs at Takoma Park Middle School and Eastern Middle School will be available online by October at www.montgomeryschoolmd.org/curriculum/specialprograms  All fifth graders are eligible to apply.  These are exciting opportunities for interesting and challenging experiences in middle school.  The program at Takoma Park Middle School focuses on math, science, and computer science.  The program at Eastern Middle School focuses on humanities and communication arts.  Please complete the form on the attached flyer and return it to your homeroom teacher.  Some important dates to remember: 

  

Wednesday, October 1, 2014           7:00 p.m.               Eastern Magnet meeting at Eastern MS  

  

Thursday, October 9, 2014                7:00 p.m.               Takoma Park Magnet meeting at Takoma Park MS 

 Friday, November 7, 2014                                 Application deadline, postmarked or delivered  

                                   

Please also visit www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/msmagnet for information about the Middle School Magnet Consortium (MSMC) programs at Argyle Middle School, Loiederman Middle School, and Parkland Middle School.  The Choice Form is due November 7, 2014.  Information meetings and Open Houses are as follows: 

  

September 17, 2014           7:00 p.m.               MSMC Parent Information Meeting at Albert Einstein HS  

  

September 23, 2014           7:00 p.m.               MSMC Parent Information Meeting at Richard Montgomery HS 

                 

October 8, 2014                  7:00 p.m.               Argyle Magnet Middle School for Digital Design and  

                                                                                Development Open House  

  

October 15, 2014                7:00 p.m.               A. Mario Loiederman Magnet Middle School for the Creative  

and Performing Arts Open House     

  

October 22, 2014                7:00 p.m.               Parkland Magnet Middle School for Aerospace Technology 

Open House 

 


 

 Character Education Information 

Each month we will be focusing on a character pillar. Student will be able to earn "Turtle Tales" when they exhibit exceptional character. Students will also be nominated at the end of the month for a certificate. Please read the montly newsletters for ideas on how to reinforce character at home.

 September and OctoberRespect / Respeto 

 November and December: Responsibility/  responsabilidad 

January : Trustworthiness

February: Caring

March: Fairness

April: Citizenship

May and June: Celebrating Character!

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Monthly Lessons 

I will be visiting each class once a month. These lessons will focus on character and social skills. The lessons are focused on working with students in the following areas: personal, interpersonal, health, career, and academics. 

 

 

If you ever have a questions about a lesson, please feel free to email or call.

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 Small Groups 

 

Small groups are winding down for the 1st semester. I will be preparing permission slips for the 2nd semester groups in the next few weeks.  If you would like your child to participate in a group, please email or call.

 

Some groups that I run regularly are: social skills, frienship, grief, changing families, and anger.

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  Parent Resources  

 

Info Montgomery  

 

Organization Tips for Families  

 

ADHD study through NIH 

 

County Resources and Classes 

 

Autism Speaks- great website for families http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits 

 

Family Grief Support 

 

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 Flora M. Singer Discpline Policy  

 

Please make sure that you have read over the discpline policy that was sent home. We are committed to creatin a safe, welcoming, and positive learning environment for all students.

 

We will be using a card system where students can earn purple, green, yellow, or red.

 

Purple: Great! Student has made exceptional choices throughout the school day.

Green- Good! Student has made good choices.

Yellow- An opportunity to reflect.

Red- Reflection form goes home.

 

Overview of Discipline Policy 

Overview of Discpline Policy Spanish 

 

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