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Guidance and Counseling Department’s Mission is to implement a comprehensive school counseling program to promote student success through academic achievement, promote prevention and intervention activities to provide a safe and nurturing environment, provide social/emotional and career development, and increase student’s admittance and success in institutions of higher learning.

 

 

Welcome to Prada Elementary 2019-2020 school year!!!! I am Mrs. T. Martinez and I am the School Counselor for PreKinder through 5th grade.  My office hours are 7:30 am-4:30 pm. My phone number is 956-473-3506.  

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Monthly Counselor Topics

 

SEPTEMBER: Kindness/ Self-Awareness- “Kindness Begins with ME!”

OCTOBER: Courage/Decision- “I Breathe in Courage and Exhale my Fear.”

NOVEMBER: Self-Control/ Self-Management- “I have complete Control of my Mind and Body.”

DECEMBER: Forgiveness/Relationship Skills- “Forgiving you is my gift to you. Moving on is my gift to You.”

JANUARY: Respect/Social Awareness- “I respect myself, I respect others, I am respected.”

FEBRUARY: Honesty/Test Taking Skills/Self-Management- “Today I study so hard, so tomorrow I can make a difference.” “I am fair and honest with everyone at ALL times.”

MARCH: Loyalty/Self-Awareness/Self-Management- “Stand by those who stand by you.”

APRIL: Perseverance/Making Decisions- “Good, better, best never let it rest until your good is better and your better is BEST.”

MAY: Confidence/ Relationship Skills- “I will always believe in myself and my ability to succeed.”


 

 

Test Taking Strategies

  1. Be prepared. ...

  2. Always arrive early and take a moment to relax. ...

  3. Listen attentively to last-minute instructions given by the instructor. ...

  4. Write down the information you might need. ...

  5. Read the test directions very carefully and watch for details. ...

  6. Plan how you will use the allotted time. ...

  7. Look for cues. ...

  8. Answer all the questions. ...

  9. Maintain a positive attitude. ...

  10. Relay on your first impressions. …

  11. Plan to finish early and have time to review. …

  12. Consider every test a practice session- analyze your performance. ...

 

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TERRI MARTINEZ

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Classroom Number:
28
School Phone:
956-473-3506