Mountview Road School Counselor
Welcome to Hanover Township's Elementary School Counselor's Page!
Ms. Perpignan's Counseling Corner
I'm Ms. Perpignan and I am the School Counselor here at Mountview Road School. A school counselor is a certified, trained and caring professional who works with all students, parents, teachers, staff and community in reaching the common goal of student achievement and success. As a school counselor, my role is to support students in their social and emotional development, as it will often intertwine with their academic performance.
As parents and guardians, you play a significant role in your child's education, thus, it is very important that you are all well informed of the services school counselors provide. School counseling services include individual counseling, small group counseling, and classroom lessons.
My ultimate goal is to maintain a safe and positive school climate through providing a confidential and non-judgemental space for your child(ren) to thrive and reach their fullest social, emotional and academic potential. If you or your child(ren) have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am here and happy to help!
Reading books with children can be a great way to facilitate discussion and help them become more self-aware, express their feelings, and explore possible coping skills or solutions. Here is a list of books that may help you begin these kinds of discussions at home. These books are organized by their topics of focus, which include making friends, self-esteem, anger management, bullying, trustworthiness, divorce and death.
Important Dates/ Upcoming Events!
- November 7-8: School's Closed - NJEA Teacher Convention
- November 19: Early Dismissal - Afternoon Parent Teacher Conferences
- November 21: Early Dismissal - Afternoon and Evening Parent Teacher Conferences
- November 27: Early Dismissal - Thanksgiving Holiday
- November 28-29: School's Closed - Thanksgiving Holiday
Good Character Board!
Counselor's Corner Newsletters
Week of Respect
The Week of Respect is a week during which we encourage students to live by the Golden Rule; treat others the way you would like to be treated. This means being tolerant and accepting of differences, using good manners, being considerate of the feelings of others, and dealing peacefully with anger, unkindness and disagreements. We focus on respecting one’s self, others, the community and the Earth. Week of Respect for 2019 is October 25 - 30. Please see the PDF file below for more information on how we will be celebrating the Week of Respect!
Red Ribbon Week
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