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
Attention all families of fifth grade students!
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:
October 1, 2014 7:00
Eastern Magnet meeting at Eastern MS
October 9, 2014
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:
MSMC Parent Information Meeting at Albert Einstein HS
MSMC Parent Information Meeting at Richard Montgomery HS
Argyle Magnet Middle School for Digital Design and
Development Open House
A. Mario Loiederman Magnet Middle School for the Creative
and Performing Arts Open House
Parkland Magnet Middle School for Aerospace Technology
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 October: Respect / Respeto
November and December: Responsibility/ responsabilidad
January : Trustworthiness
May and June: Celebrating Character!
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.
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.
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
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