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School Counselor
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Welcome To The School Counseling Office of Barnes Elementary!


Did you know:

The Counselor and teachers work together to help children?

The Counselor works with students individually?

The Counselor works with students in the classroom?

The Counselor works with students in small groups?

The Counselor works with parents?


Learn Character the Rightway

Respect--Showing high regard for authority, for other people, for self, for property, and for country. Understanding that all people have value as human beings.

Good Judgment--Making good choices. Thinking before doing.

Responsibility--Being dependable in carrying out obligations and duties. Showing reliability and consistency in words and conduct. Being accountable for your own actions. Being committed to active involvement in your community.

Kindness--Being considerate, courteous, helpful, and understanding of others. Showing care, compassion, friendship, and generosity, Treating others as you would like to be treated.

Self-Discipline--Demonstrating hard work and commitment to purpose. Being in proper control of your words, actions, impulses, and desires. Choosing to stay away from drugs, alcohol and other substances and behaviors. Doing your best in all situations.

Integrity--Having the inner strength to be truthful, trustworthy, and honest in all things. Acting justly and honorably.

Courage--Having the determination to do the right thing even when others do not, the strength to follow one's conscience rather than the crowd. Attempting difficult things that are worthwhile.

Perseverance--Being persistent in pursuit of worthy objectives in spite of difficulty, opposition, or discouragement. Exhibiting patience and having the fortitude to try again when confronted with delays, mistakes, or failures.