Updated: 01/22/2015

                                                                                                                              

                                                  

From the Desk of

Jessica S. Teran-Saenz

jessicasaenz95@yahoo.com

Counselor

                                                                                    

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!

 

One Mission, One Vision, One Purpose

College Bound

College Day: Every Wednesday

(Wear your favorite College shirt)

February 2015

February 2-6, 2015

National School Counseling Week

February 2, 2015

Yearbook Pictures

(Wear school uniforms)

Tutorials

February 3, 2015

Tutorials

February 4, 2015

College Day

(Wear your favorite college shirt)

February 5, 2015

Valentine Pictures

February 6, 2015
5th Grade Formal Pictures
February 9, 2015

Starr County Fair Permission Slips Due

No Tutorials

February 10, 2015
 No Tutorials
February 11, 2015

District Benchmark #2

Reading

College Day

(Wear your favorite college shirt)

February 13, 2015

STAAR T-Shirt Order Forms Due

February 16, 2015

Starr County Fair Posters Due

Tutorials

February 17, 2015
Tutorials
February 18, 2015

5th Grade Gown Pictures

College Day

(Wear your favorite college shirt)

February 20, 2015

End of 4th Six Weeks

Perfect Attendence Disco

February 21, 2015

Starr County Youth Fair Parade @10 a.m.

February 23-27, 2015

Scholatic Bookfair Week

 

February 23, 2015

5th Six Weeks Begins

Tutorials

February 24, 2015

Tutorials

Box Tops Due 

Please help support our school!

February 25, 2015

College Day

(Wear your favorite college shirt)

February 26, 2015

Awards Assembly

@ 9 a.m.

Parent Picnic

February 26-March 1

Starr County Youth Fair

February 27, 2015
Youth Fair Field Trip

 

September

Value of the Month

Honesty

College of the Month

University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas

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Our Lady of the Lake,

San Antonio, Texas

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

SELF-CONFIDENT DEVELOPMENT

*Have accurate self-concepts

*Value their uniqueness

*Manage their feelings

*Develop Strategies to Overcome Limitations and Enhance Strengths

 

October

Value of the Month

Self-Reliance

College of the Month

South Texas College,

McAllen, Texas

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Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR

*Behave Responsibly

*Take responsibility for own behaviors

*Be self-disciplined

*Drugs and the consequence

November

Value of the Month

Compassion

College of the Month

The University of Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas

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Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

DECISION-MAKING, GOAL-SETTING,

PLANNING, PROBLEM SOLVING

*Make decisions

*Develop a Plan of Action

*Set Goals

*Solve Problems  

 

 

 

 

December

Value of the Month

Perserverance

College of the Month

The University of Texas San Antonio,

San Antonio, Texas

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Texas Women's University

Denton, Texas

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS

*Make Decisions

*Develop a Plan of Action

*Set Goals

*Gather Information/

Solve Problems

January

Value of the Month

Loyalty

College of the Month

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

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Sul Ross State University

Alpine, Texas

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

*Understand basic

communication skills

*Express themselves

*Listen to Others

*Be Smart and Safe Using Technological Communication

February

Value of the Month

Justice

College of the Month

Texas A & M University

College Station, Texas

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Stephen F. Austin State

Nacogdoches, Texas

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

CROSS-CULTURAL EFFECTIVENESS

*Appreciate their Own Culture

*Respect Other As Individuals and ASccept them for their Cultural Membership

*Relate Effectively with others based on Appreciation for Differences/Similiarities

*Evaluate how Stereotyping Affects them and their Relationships with others

 

 

 

 

 

March

Value of the Month

Responsibility

College of the Month

The University of Texas Austin

Austin, Texas

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Yale

New Haven, Connecticut

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

MOTIVATION TO ACHIEVE

*Develop their Own Academic Potential

*Take Advantage of Educational Opportunities

*Development of Leadership Skills

*Empowerment of Self

April

Value of the Month

Self-Discipline

College of the Month

Baylor

Waco, Texas

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University of Houston

Houston, Texas

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

CONNECTEDNESS

*School

*Home

*Community

*World

May

Value of the Month

Integrity

College of the Month

Texas A & M University

Kingsville, Texas

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Rice University

Houston, Texas

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Pk-5th grade Guidance Topic

COLLEGE READINESS

*Forming a Career Identity

*Planning for the future

*Identifying skills and interests

*Developing a Positive Attitude Towards Work

 

 

 

and more...............

LAREDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE

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ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY

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ASHFORD UNIVERSITY

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PRESTON UNIVERSITY

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY

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AUSTIN COLLEGE

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If there is a college or university you would like me to add please call to counselor's office

956-716-6950 or email counselor at jessicasaenz95@yahoo.com

"IF YOU CAN IMAGINE IT,

YOU CAN DREAM IT AND

YOU CAN BECOME IT!"

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COLLEGE READINESS

Where will YOU go?


Ringgold Elementary is emphasizing college readiness by teaching College Readiness Lessons.

In the College Readiness lessons, one of the most important concepts is EDUCATION.

To get an education there are 4 steps: Elementary, Middle, High School and College.

Ringgold Elementary will be taking Virtual Tours through out many colleges

and universities throughout the school year!!

 

College Readiness Goals


*You must set goals, work hard and take challenging courses.
*You need to get involved in clubs and organizations.
*YOUR FUTURE IS UP TO YOU !!

Building Leaders: Today they Learn -Tomorrow they Lead