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Guidance

WELCOME TO THE CFIS GUIDANCE PAGE!!
2017-18
 
 I am so excited for the start of another school year!!
We will be learning so much about ourselves and each other in Guidance Class!! 
 
NEED TO SEE THE COUNSELOR?
Please click below to fill out request form! 
 

GUIDANCE LESSONS

Ever wonder what we talk about in Guidance Class?  
Check out the lessons topics below!
(**CLASSES MEET ONCE DURING THE 6 DAY ROTATION ON DAYS 4,5, or 6**) 
 
8/25/17 -  8/29/17:  Go over class goals and expectations; Protocol for getting to/from Guidance class; Getting to know the students (activity)
 
9/5/17 - 9/7/17:  "Outside Safety": Riding/Biking/Walking to school, Strangers, and Bus Safety
 
9/13/17 - 9/15/17:  Kahoot: "Whooo is Your Counselor" This is a fun way to discuss the role of the school counselor at CFIS; Set up Guidance Classroom and GoGuardian; Discuss how to request counseling support via Google Form on website and in Classroom
 
9/25/17 - 9/27/17:  "Student Needs Assessments". These assessment are used to inform Guidance Class curriculum, to see where there are individual or group counseling needs (*parent permission requested for group counseling participation*), and to collect school-wide data on academic performance and the effectiveness of the CFIS School Counseling Program.
Copies of these assessments can be found here:
 
 
 
Mrs. Karen Appell, M.Ed; LPSC 
77 E. Washington St
Chagrin Falls, OH  44022
(440) 247-5500  ext: 4221 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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PARENT RESOURCES

 "Homework Helpers"
Homework Helpers is for students who would like a little extra support with getting homework done.  Group will meet Mondays after school (3:30 - 4:30) and will be supervised by Mrs Appell and Mrs Guggenheim who will be on hand to help students.  If you are interested, please fill out this form:
 
CFIS GIFTED AND ADVANCED PLACEMENT INFORMATION
 
 
GIFTED TESTING WINDOWS  
Gifted testing occurs 4 times per year during the following windows:
 
August 15th - September 15th
November 15th - December 15th
February 15th - March 15th
May 15th - June 15th 
 
**Depending on the number of referrals per window, testing may occur on assigned Saturdays to limit the amount of interruptions to academic instruction** 
 
Referrals should be filled out and returned to Karen Appell no later than the day prior to the first day of the testing window.  Testing that occurs prior to, and including, the Feb/Mar window will be used to inform placement for the 2018-19 school year. 
 
Information of Interest to Students Entering Grades 7-8 in the 2017-18 School Year 
CFMS Course Overide Process Overview
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