East End - Grades PK

Elementary Student Support

happy kids

Elementary Counselors

Mrs. Rains (Holmes) - Email

Mrs. McCoy (Denver/East End) - Email
Students can also use Padlet to stay connected to Mrs. McCoy
  Denver: padlet.com/brookmccoy/roh07uo0hzwe
  East End: padlet.com/brookmccoy/ndia4xrmneyv


ClassDojo
is also a contact option for both counselors!

 

emotions

Social-Emotional Learning Resources

Here are some links to SEL resources you might find helpful* (see disclaimer)

  • For Families - Active Screen Time Resources from gonoodle.com

  • Cosmic Kids Yoga - YouTube - Yoga, Mindfulness, and Relaxation Designed for Kids Aged 3+

  • Calm - (App) Videos for Sleep, Meditation, and Relaxation

  • Mindfulness - Pawsitive School Counselor, Document with Mindfulness Websites/Activities links

 

Coronavirus Talking Points

Kids may have lots of questions and anxiety about the pandemic. Here are some resources parents might find helpful*. (see disclaimer)

 

 

calm sunset heart hands

Apps and Activities

If you are looking for apps to help calm anxiety and reduce stress during the crisis, here are a few that you might review*.  Please note that many apps will have ads, in-app purchasing, and/or will offer a paid subscription. Students, make sure to always check with your parents before downloading and using an app*. (see disclaimer)

  • Calm - Guided meditation and sleep stories
  • Meditation for Kids - mindful and relaxing modes of meditation
  • Headspace - Guided meditation for the whole family
  • Mindful Powers - Interactive game about mindfulness

Parents can visit commonsensemedia.org to read reviews on popular apps, movies, tv shows, games, and books that appeal to kids of all ages. 

 

What do elementary school counselors do?

  • Teach classroom counseling lessons
  • Facilitate small group counseling
  • Provide individual supports for students
  • Work collaboratively with staff and teachers
  • Collaborate with parents and guardians
  • Provide information and referrals for community resources to families

*Link Disclaimer: The external links provided on this page will let you leave the District's website. The linked sites are not under the control of the District and the District is not responsible for the contents of any linked sites, or any links contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The District is providing these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the District.

return to top