Thomas Jefferson School Counseling

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Thomas Jefferson Middle School Counseling DepartmentASCA-ramp-logo Our Mission

The Thomas Jefferson Middle School counselors provide a data-driven, comprehensive school counseling program to help all students strengthen their skills, talents and abilities to become active members of the global community. School Counselors partner with staff, parents/guardians and community members to support the academic, career and personal-social needs of the whole child.

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Thomas Jefferson Yellowjackets Welcome to the 20-21 School Year!

Here are a few upcoming events as we kickoff the school year:

 

bullying-month-picOctober is Bullying Prevention Month:

Goal: To encourage schools, communities and organizations to work together to stop bullying/cyber-bullying and put an end to hatred and racism by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of all forms of bullying on all children of all ages.

Date Event Time Location
October 1-31

National Bullying

Prevention Month

Click HERE for additional resources
October 12

No School for Students-

Professional Learning Day

All Day
October 23

No School for Students-

Student-led Conferences

All Day

(by appointment)

Please schedule a conference with your child’s TA Teacher. Meetings will be held through Microsoft Teams.

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Feeling a Little Overwhelmed?  Need to learn new ways to handle challenges?

Visit our virtual Calming Room for relaxing activities, deep breathing exercises, music and so much more!

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Here Are Several Ways Our Counseling Services Team is Here To Help TJMS!

 

From Your TJMS Student Support Team, May is Mental Health Awareness Month! This year’s theme is Tools 2 Thrive.  We are here to remind you that taking care of your mental health is important and YOU are important. Along with our weekly Social Emotional Learning Lesson, your counselors will be sharing some tips and activities on our Canvas pages that we hope will help during these stressful times. Please try them out, pass them on and let us know if there is anything you need.

 

Additional Resources

Educational Information About COVID-19

Tips to Help Grief

Distance-Learning Resources: https://jefferson.apsva.us/virtual-learning/

In Crisis, Need help now?: Get Help!   or complete Signs of Suicide Screening

Resources to help stop bullying:  Bullying Prevention Information for Parents

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