PWCS cares deeply about students’ emotional well-being during their time away from school.  If a student is in need of emotional support during this time, please feel free to send an e-mail to studentsupportservices@pwcs.edu.  A school mental health or health professional will answer and offer virtual support to students to the best of their ability.  This e-mail is not to be used for emergency situations as it will not be monitored 24 hours a day.  If a student is ever in an emergency situation he/she is encouraged to call 911 or utilize one of the resources listed below:

 

Emergency Resources:

ACTS Helpline                                               703.368.4141

1.800.SUICIDE (24-hour hotline)               1.800.784.2433

Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline)         741741   

PWC Child Protective Services Hotline     703.792.4200

PWC Community Services Board               703.792.7800








The topics we will be cover this month during counseling class are:
*Introduction to your School Counselor
*Kindness

Important September Dates:
September 16-26 - 5th Grade SCA Election Week 
September 27 - SCA Election Results Announced
September 24 at 6:30p.m. - Back to School Night - K-2nd Grade
September 26 at 6:30 p.m. - Back to School Night - 3rd-5th Grade 
September 18 - Enrichment Club Forms go home
September 30 - Last day to turn in forms for Enrichment Clubs



October

The topics we will be cover this month during counseling class are:
*Good Touch, Bad Touch
*Mindfulness
*Growth Mindset

Important October Dates:
October 4 - Enrichment Clubs Begin at 7:45 a.m. 
October 14 - No School for Students
October 23-31st - Red Ribbon Week 
"Send a message. Stay Drug Free"






The topics we will be cover this month during counseling class are:
*Empathy
*Friendship
*Substance Abuse Lessons

Important November Dates:
November 4th - Teacher workday / No school for Students 
November 5th - Parent Conference Day / No School for Students 
November 11 - No school: Veterans Day
November 15 - SOTQ Lunch Celebration
November 22 - LAST DAY OF ENRICHMENT CLUBS
November 26 - 4th and 5th grade Puberty Videos
November 27 - 29 - Thanksgiving Break
 

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The topics we will be cover this month during counseling class are:
*Growth Mindset
*Celebrating Differences 
*Cooperation / Conflict Resolution 
*Middle School Specialty Programs 

Important December Dates:
December 11 - 18 - Winter Wishes 
December 18 - Caught Being Good Reward 
December 23 - January 5 - Winter Break


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The topics we will be cover this month during counseling class are:
*Academics
*Personal Learning Styles


Important January Dates:
January 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School
January 24 - 1/2 day for Parent / Teacher Conferences 
January 27 - Teacher Work Day - No School for Students
January 30 - 5th grade field trip to PKMS


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The topics we will be cover this month during counseling class are:
*Diversity 



Important February Dates:
February 7 - Student of the Quarter Celebration
February 7 - Spring Enrichment Clubs BEGIN 
February 7 - PTO Dance
February 17 - Presidents Day - No School
February 27 - 5th Annual Resource Fair