Thank you for visiting the Franklin Academy K-8 Guidance Department web page.
Your Guidance Counselors, Ms Salomon and Ms Rincon, are passionate about providing an outlet of support for our students,
in-person and online.
Ms Kathy Salomon and Ms Catherine Rincon share,'We are committed to assisting with character development,
social-emotional learning skills, academic achievement, career support, and personal wellness.'
Ms Salomon - Guidance Counselor (Grades K - 4)
Ms Rincon - Guidance Counselor (Grades 5 - 8/Grade 5 - MYP Y3)
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Click on the icon below to request a meeting with one of our counselors:
Please complete the Guidance Referral Form as necessary
The Six Pillars of Character represent our elementary student character traits of the month and our MYP Years 1, 2 and 3
are encouraged to exhibit each IB Learner Profile Attribute
DECEMBER'S ELEMENTARY CHARACTER TRAIT: CARING
Caring means to show interest and concern for others – to be friendly and considerate. Empathy is understanding and caring about another person's thoughts and feelings.
DECEMBER'S IB LEARNER ATTRIBUTE: CARING
They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a personal commitment to service and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment.
BE KIND is the theme for the month of December.
Students will be discussing anti-bullying, kindness and good character.
Please watch the videos below that really highlight the importance of embracing diversity and treating everyone with much kindness. At Franklin Academy we say no to Bullying and yes to KINDNESS!
Make Joy Happen - for Kindergarten thru Grade 8/MYP Y3 students
Kindness is Cooler Mrs. Ruler - for Kindergarten thru Grade 3 students
A Little Spot of Kindness - for Kindergarten thru Grade 3 students
Yes, That’s Bullying - for Kindergarten thru Grade 3 students
The Science of Kindness - for Grade 4 thru Grade 8/MYP Y3 students
Anti-Bullying Awareness - for Grade 4 thru Grade 8/MYP Y3 students
The Bully - for Grade 6/MYP Y1 thru Grade 8/MYP Y3 students
Silent - for Grade 6/MYP Y1 thru Grade 8/MYP Y3 students
Spreading Kindness Like Confetti ❤️
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Please do not hesitate to reach out to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline if you notice any signs of crisis
Click on the link SUICIDE PREVENTION for more information
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