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Aspire TJ” with Porter students. Aspire TJ is a free virtual TJ prep program organized by former Porter students, Joshua Lim, Christopher Arraya, Zaeem Qureshi, and Rushil Sidhu (another TJ student from PWC). This program is exclusively for Prince William County students. Their goal is to help aspiring middle school students who want to attend TJ by sharing thier experiences with the admissions process and helping them prepare their math and science skills specifically for the TJHSST admission test. In addition, they will be able to answer any questions from the students about their transition from PWCS to TJHSST. 


The program will be held virtually from August 3 to August 7 via Zoom or Discord, depending on which is more popular or convenient. Sessions will be from 10 AM to 12 PM


Below is the link to the google form for signing up:


Please share this info and link to students who are interested in attending TJ or anyone whom you think will benefit from this program. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact them at aspire.tj.email@gmail.com 




April is Military Child Month!

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We support you today and everyday! 

Check out 
this great Power point about the military branches and music.


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2020-21 High School Course Catalog


EMOTIONAL SUPPORT 
Virtual Support for Porter Students is available during these stressfull times at Kargboce@pwcs.edu or studentsupportservices@pwcs.edu
9:00am - 3:45pm 
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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


Comcast for free or discounted internet:  internetessentials.com



School Counseling Student Resources

 

  • This resource has links to school counseling-related (social-emotional, academic, career) websites for students, as well as descriptions of each site.



Mindfulness Activities 

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    • Learn to grow strength and confidence from inside yourself with this stretching exercise.

This video features youth and young adults discussing their experiences practicing mindfulness, and how mindfulness has benefited different aspects of their lives.

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    Calming Apps

    • Calm 
    • Headspace
    • 3 Minute Mindfulness 
    • Happy Color
    • Coloring Book for Me
    • Colorfy: Coloring Art Games 
MUSIC
Stuck at home? Throw these lofi beats in the mix and vibe #withme.


Chillhop Essentials Hiphop beats to relax to



APPS AND TECH SERVICES

  • Mindfulness for Teens: This website has resources to help teens use mindfulness to handle stress and includes apps to practice meditation and guided mediation recordings. http://mindfulnessforteens.com/
  • Guided Meditation: You can practice with these guided meditation recordings from this website, or download them onto your portable device.
  • Mood 247: A text messaging system that provides an easy way to record how you’re feeling and tracks your daily moods to share with friends, family, or a health professional. https://www.mood247.com/
  • Calm: help users with mindfulness 
  • MoodPathhelp teens detect symptons of depression. The leading mental health app to guide you toward emotional well-being.
  • My3: is a crisis support app for people who have suicidal thoughts. The app features a contact list to call in case of emergencies. The list includes three of the user’s trusted contacts, 911 and the National Suicide HotlineMy3 also includes a safety plan which lists coping strategies and distractions.






Social Emotional Activities 

Social-emotional lessons that make a great conversation starter or address specific needs.

SELF-MANAGEMENT 




ALL LESSONS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR.

Mandated 6th Grade Counseling Lessons:
- Intro to Career Clusters
- Technology Choices and Consequences 
- Learning Styles 

Mandated 7th Grade Counseling Curriculum Lessons:
- S.O.S. (Signs of Suicide)
- Flirting vs. Hurting (recognizing sings and preventing sex
ual harassment)
- Academic Career Plan & High School Planning
- Pause Before You Post

Mandated 8th Grade Counseling Lessons:
-Healthy Relationships
-The Future You
Transition to High School 

 

A MESSAGE FROM MS. KARGBO

Hi Everyone!! 

Just reaching out to let you know that I miss you so so much! I’m thinking about you daily and can’t wait to connect with you virtually and in person. I know you guys are doing everything necessary to stay safe and healthy during these uncertain times. I want you to know you can always reach out to me for support or just to say Hi 👋🏾 through your PWCS emails at kargboce@pwcs.edu. With your parent's consent, we can do voice or video calls to check-in and provide resources. 


Moving forward, I will be posting some mindfulness activities in the counseling webpage. You can find it by clicking my name and the content page title Middle School Lessons . The resources will be things that we’ve talked about to help you maintain a healthy mindset. We’ll get through this together and I can’t wait to see how much you have grown when we meet again. 


Please, take care of yourself and family. Forever your biggest fan and advocate.❣️


Ms. Kargbo

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