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Counselors


Guidance and Counseling Department

 Welcome to the Guidance and Counseling Department!  We are available to assist you Monday-Friday during regular school hours (8:30-3:40).   

  The following information is needed in order to enroll your child: 

current proof of residence

(Utility Bill-SAWS or CPS, Lease, Cable Bill-Time Warner)

  • up-to-date shot records
  • birth certificate
  • social security card
  • parent's driver's license
  •  educational records from previous school (withdraw papers, standardized tests scores, special education paperwork). 

 

Please contact Ms. McFarlan, the grade reporting secretary, at 397-7432 for more information.  If you have questions concerning your child, please contact their assigned counselor.

Zachry Middle School has a standardized dress code!

Please stop by and visit the counseling department's Parent Involvement Center.  If you need information about substance abuse, peer pressure, bullying, college material, etc., the Parent Involvement Center is the place to be.  Some materials are available for checkout.  So come on by and check it out!!! 

What Do School Counselors Do?

provide....

*mental, emotional, social, developmental, and behavioral services to students and families

*academic guidance and support services, including organizational, study and test-taking skills for students

*special education services, including serving as integral member of the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP)

*career awareness, exploration and planning services, including goal setting and decision making assistance for students

*school crisis intervention and response services

*collaboration and coordination of more in-depth services needed through community agencies

 

STUDENT SKILL GOALS

  • SELF-ESTEEM DEVELOPMENT
  • MOTIVATION TO ACHIEVE
  • DECISION-MAKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING
  • INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS
  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • CROSS-CULTURAL EFFECTIVENESS
  • RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR  

Parent 411 

 http://parent411.nisd.net    

  

   DON'T FORGET TO VISIT YOUR CHILD'S  COUNSELOR'S WEBPAGE  FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION!

 

  Don't forget about Parent Connection!

  http://www.nisd.net/parentconnection/

Check out our Counselor's Connection Newsletter for additional information and upcoming dates.

Upcoming Dates (REVISED)

 RESCHEDULED-February 27-online registration with current 6th graders through SS classes

RESCHEDULED-February 28-online registration with current 7th graders through SS classes

March 4-Zachry Counselors speak to 8th grade English classes about high school vocabulary and new requirements for incoming 9th graders

March 20-magnet school course card instructions (advisory)

March 6-Taft/Warren Counselors visit 8th graders through English classes

 Week of March 17-21-Taft/Warren Parent Nights (see Counselor's Connection Newsletter to the right)

 

  



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Important Documents

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Affects on Schools.doc 11/9/2011
Bullying_Factsheet-a.pdf 11/9/2011
cafécollege Presentations 2013.doc 12/16/2013
MS Combating Bullying.pdf 3/31/2011
Counselor connection 1.pub 12/10/2013
Counselor connection 3.pub 2/8/2014
Counselor connection 2.pub 12/10/2013
H8@skul.pdf 12/10/2010
FAST FAAN facts.pdf 1/20/2012
STAR Bexar flyer.pdf 9/1/2011
Texas Health Steps.doc 9/23/2011
SchoolShooting.pdf 12/17/2012
Success Xpress - March 2011.pdf 3/31/2011
NetCetera.bmk16.pdf 12/10/2010
Stop cyberbullying before it starts.pdf 12/10/2010
TeenDatingViolence_2010-a.pdf 12/6/2011
TEST Your Bullying Knowledge.doc 11/9/2011
FA 1-12 VA tragedy articles.pdf 1/20/2012
Warning Signs.doc 11/9/2011