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Counselor's Page

Jennifer Derifield, Counselor

Elementary School Counselors Believe....

  • Children have dignity and work as human beings.
  • Children learn best when they feel good about themselves and their relationships with others.
  • Children who understand their feelings are better able to control their behavior.
  • Children are capable of making responsible choices
  • Attitudes formed during elementary school shape future attitudes toward learning, self and society.

Weekly Lessons based on Core Content

  • Social skills
  • Study skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cooperation-team skill
  • Safety
  • Decision-making skills
  • Goal setting
  • problem-solving
  • Career Awareness
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


--Small Group
--Whole Group
--Self-esteem/Drug Awareness
--Advertising/Consumer decisions
--Stress Management
--Peer pressure
--Benefits of Exercise
--Test-taking tips

Helpful Links


  1. Red Ribbon Week
  2. Child Abuse Awareness
  3. KDMC
  4. Career Days
  5. Too Good for Drugs

Extended School Service
Information available through Guidance Office.

CSX Operation Lifesave

Keith Sizemore and David Farley teaching summer safety program to WES students.  Students learned to beware of railroad tracks and trains.  The program was sponsored by CSX Operation Lifesaver.
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