Revised : 04/27/2016

Rio Grande City CISD

Ringgold Elementary Counselor  

Pre-Kinder - 5th Grade

      

From the Desk of

 Jessica S. Teran-Saenz

 jessicasaenz95@yahoo.com

 

Ringgold Elementary Counselor will advocate for all students. Ringgold Elementary Counselor will provide developmental guidance and/ or counseling to students to enhance personal, social, educational, and career development during the year. Work closely with parents and school community to help all children become successful and lifelong learners! Ringgold Elementary Counselor will communicate and/or coordinate information about available resources to parents throughout the year. Ringgold Elementary Counselors will provide information, consultation, training, and support services to campus staff.

Please feel welcome to call the counselor at any time. Counselor can be reached at front office at 956-716-6929 or the counselor's office 956-716-6950.

You may also email the counselor at jessicasaenz95@yahoo.com

   

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,

but by the moments that take our breath away!

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WebLinks and Information

Guidance & Counseling Themes


August/ September

Character Trait – Honesty/Respect/Trustworthiness

PK-5th Grade

Self-Confident Development
*Have Accurate Self-Concepts

*Value Their Uniqueness

*Manage Their Feelings

*Develop Strategies to Overcome Limitations and Enhance Strengths

October

Character Trait- Responsibility

PK-5th Grade

Responsible Behavior

*Behave Responsibly

*Take Responsibility For Own Behaviors

*Be Self-Disciplined

*Drugs and The Consequences

*Anti-Drug Awareness

*Anti-Bullying Awareness

*Fire Prevention

*Bus Safety


November

Character Trait- Compassion/Caring

PK-5th Grade

Decision-Making, Goal-Setting, Planning, and

Problem-Solving Skills

*Make Decisions

*Develop a Plan of Action

*Set Goals

*Solve Problems

December

Character Trait- Perseverance

PK-5th Grade

Interpersonal Effectiveness

*Make Decisions

*Develop a Plan of Action

*Set Goals

*Gather Information and Solve Problems

January

Character Trait- Loyalty

PK-5th Grade

Communication Skills

*Understand Basic Communication Skills

*Express Themselves

*Listen to Others

*Be Smart and Safe Using Technological Communication

February

Character Trait- Justice

PK-5th Grade

Cross-Cultural Effectiveness

*Appreciate Their Own Culture

*Respect Other as Individuals and Accept Them For Their Cultural Membership

*Relate Effecectively With Others Based On Appreciation for Differences/Similarities

*Evaluate How Stereotyping Affects Them and Their Relationships With Others

March

Character Trait-Responsibility

PK-5th Grade

Motivation to Achieve

*Develop Their Own Academic Potential

*Take Advantage Of Educational Opportunities

*Development of Leadership Skills

*Empowerment of Self

April

Character Trait-Self-Discipline/Citizenship

PK-5th Grade

Connectedness

*School

*Home

*Community

*World

May

Character Trait-Integrity

PK-5th Grade

College Readiness

*Forming A Career Identity

*Planning for the Future

*Identifying Skills and Interests

*Developing a Positive Attitude Towards Work

College Readiness

 

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Get involved in clubs and organizations.

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Calendar of Events

(Note that some dates may be Tentative)

OCTOBER 2016
Monday, October 10-14, 2016

Fire Prevention Week

Thank you to all Firefighters

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Fire Prevention Week Presentation

PK-5th grade

Auditorium at 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

LPAC

Red Ribbon Rally

Guest Speaker: Mika Camarena

Joe R. Sanchez Stadium

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 Kripsy Kreme Orders Due
Monday, October 17-21, 2016 Bus Safety Week
Monday, October 17- November 1, 2016

PRE-ORDER YOUR THANKSGIVING LUNCH PLATE

You may go by the Cafeteria Monday, October 17, 2016 through Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to order and pay $6.50 for your plate with Elizabeth. You will be given a ticket that will be used to pick-up your plate on that day.

THANKSGIVING FAMILY LUNCH

11/15/2016 during your child's lunch period

Monday, October 17, 2016 National Boss' Day
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Bus Safety Presentation

PK-2nd grade 9:00 a.m.

3rd-5th grade 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Unity Day: United together Against Bullying

Students may wear ORANGE

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Krispy Kreme Delivery

Parents pickup orders at 1:00 p.m. (tentative)

Monday, October 24-28, 2016 Red Ribbon Week
Monday, October 24, 2016

Don’t let Drugs Mix You Up

Students may wear mismatched clothing, socks, and shoes.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

HATS OFF to being Drug Free

Students may wear their favorite HAT/CAP.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Join the FIGHT Against Drugs

Students may wear CAMO shirt.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

My Future is BRIGHT Drug Free

Students may wear their favorite College shirt.

Red Ribbon Presentation

Auditorium at 1:00 p.m.

Friday, October 28, 2016

BOXTOPS DUE!

TEAM UP against DRUGS

Students may wear their favorite TEAM shirt.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Say BOO to DRUGS

Students may wear their COSTUMES

NOVEMBER 2016
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

PRE-ORDER YOUR THANKSGIVING LUNCH PLATE DUE!!

You may go by the Cafeteria Monday, October 17, 2016 through Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to order and pay $6.50 for your plate with Elizabeth. You will be given a ticket that will be used to pick-up your plate on that day.

THANKSGIVING FAMILY LUNCH

11/15/2016 during your child's lunch period

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Kids Kows and More 4th grade Presentation

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Starr County Fairgrounds

Friday, November 4, 2016 End of the 2nd Six Weeks
Monday, November 7, 2016 3rd Six Weeks Begins
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Students may wear PINK or

their RELAY FOR LIFE T-SHIRT

Friday, November 11, 2016

Student may wear red, white, and blue to support

Veterans Day

Saturday, November 12, 2016

RELAY FOR LIFE

Joe R. Sanchez Stadium

3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

THANKSGIVING FAMILY LUNCH

during your child's lunch period

Monday, November 21-25, 2016 Thanksgiving Holidays
Monday, November 28, 2016 Classes Resume