**News and Updates**
Tips for School Success
Be in school every day (and on time)
Do your homework every night
Be prepared and organized for class
Ask for help, if you are unsure about something
See your school counselor if you have a concern
Progress Reports due on 12/7/18
Check the status of your grades using Power School.
Make sure all assignments are turned in on time
Make EVERY grade represent YOU, and be PROUD of what YOU can ACHIEVE!
School Counseling Curriculum
assisting all students with Social Emotional Learning and becoming College and Career Ready
Fall Classroom lessons on College and Career Readiness
Grade 6 - How does your personality and interst areas relate to your post-secondary options
Grade 7 - What are your strengths? How to they relate to Career pathways and related occupations? What is the employment outlook, course plan of study, and related college majors for a job you are interested in?
Grade 8 - What do you need to start thinking about as you enter HS regarding your plans for post-secondary education or jobs? What is financial Aide? What do you want in a college? Why start thinking about it now? Lets do a college search!
Winter Classroom Lessons on Transition Planning and teaching Tolerance/Conflict Resolution
Grade 8 Focus on High School readiness - Choices and decision making for our futures. Focus on becoming a high school student and preparing to understand course selection and the program of studies
EHHS Stepping up dates TBD (third week in January)
Visit EHHS find out more about the HS transition and what it is like to be an EHHS Hornet
The School Guidance and Counseling Department at East Hartford Middle School works collaboratively to assist all students in achieving their maximum potential in academic, career, and personal domains.
Counselors encourage awareness and exploration of student interests through departmental initiatives and community outreach. We facilitate the development of positive choice and decision making skills, in order to enable all students to succeed in their educational and personal lives.
EHMS Guidance Office
Mrs. Sana Hart Guidance Executive Secretary (860) 622-5640
Mrs. Susan Zingler CCSU Academy Counselor
Team Leader firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Brenda Cook UCONN and Trinity Academy Counselor
Bilingual Counselor email@example.com
Mr. Michael Kelsey Yale Academy counselor
Additional Support Services
Mrs. Jessica Patras School Psychologist: Trinity Academy
Dr. Michelle Ford School Psychologist: CCSU 7 and CCSU 8 Academies
Mrs. Shannon Russell Social Worker: CCSU 6 and Yale 6, 7, and 8 Academies
Ms. Shannon Barnett Social Worker: UCONN 6, 7 and 8 Academies
Mrs. Heather Ranson On Track Coordinator
EHPS has recently transitioned to Power School. We are excited about the new opportunities and resources it will bring to our students and families. Please sign up for your power school account and download the app.
Power School's Parent Portal will assist students and families with increased communication with EHMS, easy access to grades and attendance, as well as keep families informed about student progress and performance.
If you are having trouble accessing Power School or your account, please let your student's counselor know. We are here to help.
Attend the Get to Know EHHS Night Thursday 11/28 5-8pm to learn about all the exciting programs and opportunities our very own public high school has to offer.
See your counselor for more information in the spring for summer employment opportunities if you are 14 or turning 14 this summer