Small groups of students may meet at lunch time or another time agreed upon as least interfering with academic instruction.  Below is a sampling of the groups that may be formed.  Parent permission is required for participation in groups marked with an *. Parents who wish to have their children receive such support are asked to contact the counseling office.

NEWCOMER'S CLUB
Students new to the district will be invited to meet in small groups to promote friendships and healthy adjustments.

LUNCH BUDDIES
Students are invited by the counselor to meet informally at lunch to practice social skills, discuss friendship problems, and become better acquainted.

*SURVIVE IT

Students who are experiencing a loss in their family through separation, 
divorce, or death meet to share their concerns and receive group support.

*STRESS BUSTERS

Students who are invited to participate will discover their body's  signals of a buildup of stress.  Students will learn relaxation techniques, as well as problem solving strategies.