There was a 74% decrease in suspensions in 2016-2017. Bret Harte counselors comtributed to this success by implementing restorative justice practices and conflict mediations.
attended and participated in Ally Week in efforts to eliminate bullying on campus.
The counseling team worked closely with these students through weekly check-ins, tutoring contracts, and guidance lessons. Their efforts contributed to the number of students at-risk of retention decreasing from 65 to 30.
School Counselor classroom presentations helped increase career development skills for students. Students were able to envision their future and skills necessary in achieving those goals.
Boy's Empowerment Group
Girl's Self-esteem Group
Girl's Empowerment Group
Chill n' Chat
The counseling team values the social-emotional growth and development of students with the support of their peers.
Group Counseling Interventions
Core Curriculum Lessons
Dealing with Peer Pressure
The Bret Harte Middle School Counseling Program abides by the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) Ethical Standards for School Counselors.