Counseling Department Newsletters

  • Newsletter - November 2021

    What is Self-Care?

    In the midst of a health pandemic and with the holidays fast approaching, we must make the time to take care of ourselves, mentally and physically. Self-Care is the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, during periods of stress. This month's article reviews the benefits of self-care as well as ideas for practicing self-care that can improve our mood, decrease stress and promote a healthy lifestyle. 

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  • Newsletter - October 2021

    Rude vs. Mean vs. Bullying

    How can you tell the difference between rude behaviors, mean behaviors and bullying? We define each and help you distinguish the differences. Knowing the difference is important so we all know what to pay attention to and when to intervene.

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  • Newsletter - September 2021

    Welcome back to a new school year!

    Meet your PV Counseling & Support Staff. Every start to a school year can be fun and exciting, but it can also be exhausting for both students and parents. We explain what "After-school restraint collapse" is and how to help your child deal with their range of emotions.

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  • Newsletter - June 2021

    Helping the Family Stay Mentally Healthy Over the Summer 

    For school-aged children, summertime is associated with time away from school and the positive emotions linked to warmer weather and more family time. However, summer can also be a time where certain mental health issues need to be tended to.

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  • Newsletter- May 2021

    Join Us in Celebrating College and Career Awareness Week

    Prepare for the college and trade school search and application process, learn how to create a resume and how to prepare for interviews with our tips and resources.

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  • Newsletter- April 2021

    It's Never Too Soon to Start the Conversation: Talking to Your Child About Alcohol Use

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month and the issue of underage drinking continues to be a concern among parents. 

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  • Newsletter - March 2021

    Mental Health Awareness Week at PVCS

    Pine Valley supports the mental health and social-emotional well-being of all of our students. Educating students about their mental health, ways to cope with life challenges, and daily self-care is important to their overall success.

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  • Newsletter - February 2021

    Eight Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe on Social Media

    There's no doubt that we live in a digital world. Now more than ever, children are exposed to technology in school and at home with remote learning, cell phone use, and the enticement of social media sites. 

    Learn about online safety measures for you and your child.

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  • Newsletter - January 2021

    The New Year Brings a New Vision Within the PVCS Counseling Department and All About Goals

    Our school counselors are focused on our children and will work in collaboration with all stakeholders to provide academic, social and emotional support. Counselor-student assignments are outlined.

    Learn about goal setting and how best to achieve them.

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  • Newsletter - December 2020

    Teaching Children That it is Better to Give Than to Receive

    Teaching your children this valuable lesson is one of the most rewarding things you can give them. It in and of itself is a gift that will last a lifetime.

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Last Modified on November 17, 2021