SMS Counselor’s Office News – April

School Counselor News

Southern Middle School Counselor Staff
Mrs. Connie Markle, Guidance Clerk A.M. x3520
Mrs. Jackie Winterson, Guidance Clerk P.M x3521
Mr. Jason Katz, School Counselor Last Names A-K x3523
Mrs. Lisa Hall, School Counselor Last Names L-Z x3522

Please reach out and contact us with any concerns, so we are able to work with you in a proactive manner to ensure your son/daughter gets what they need to make school a happy, safe place to learn.  You may contact us at [email protected], [email protected] or at 717.235.4811 extension 3520.

STEM Opportunity for Students

York College is hosting a free Tech Workshop for girls on Saturday, April 27, 2019.  Please see the flyer more info.

Aevidum Closet Open

The Aevidum Closet is up and running, and they need everyone’s help to keep it stocked for the school year. All donations will help students at SMS or other Southern York County Schools.  Any items that can not be used will be donated to other local charities. The Aevidum Closet is run by students for students.

We are currently looking for the following items:  Size Large, Extra Large and 2 Extra Large women’s and men’s clothing

Please contact Mrs. Hall or Mr. Katz at SMS for further information.

The Student Assistance Program/ Heart Team

The HEART team continues to function actively in the middle school.  As a reminder, the HEART (Helping Educate At-Risk Teens) team is a group of trained staff members who work to identify, intervene and refer high risk students who are having problems due to:  (1) drugs or alcohol and/or (2) mental health issues. The student assistance program is available to all students at SMS (the exception being someone who is already receiving drug/alcohol or mental health counseling).  Please contact the guidance office to make a referral or obtain additional information.