Valley View Student Services

In alignment with the American School Counseling Association (ASCA), Valley View School Counselors recognizes that each student possesses unique interests, abilities and goals. Through a collaborative, tiered service delivery model, professional school counselors support all students in the acquisition of the educational and social competencies necessary to both achieve their full potential and engage in effective, responsible global citizenship.

The Essential Role of Middle School Counselors 

The counseling department provides the following services:
  • Personal, social and emotional counseling
  • Academic counseling
  • Planning, monitoring, and managing educational programming
  • Scheduling and registration of new and current students
  • Collaboration/Teamwork with teachers, students, and parents
  • Peer mediation and conflict resolution
  • System support
  • Data evaluation and progress monitoring

Middle School Support

On-Line Homework Support for Parents: click here

Guiding Our Students Through Middle School Transitions: click here

Parent Toolkit for Middle School: click here
Ten Truths Middle Schoolers Should Know: click here

News and Media Literacy

Explaining the News to Our Kids: click here

Resources for Discussing Traumatic Events: click here

Additional Resources

What's Up in Social Media? 

Social Media, Social Life, Teens Reveal Their Experiences (Video)

Finally, Apple Releases Screen Time Controls:    Screenagers

Sign Up for Tech Talk Tuesdays:  Screenagers

Create a Family Media Plan:  American Academy of Pediatrics

Common Sense Media:  17 Sites and Apps Kids Are Using

UnGlue App (Set Limits on Screen Time)  USA Today Article


*View short messages from stars with mental health issues giving their younger self advice*

Signs of Mental Illness: Facts for Families

Tips for Talking with Teens:  Stress and Mental Well-being (Allina Health)

Social Emotional Learning: Parent Toolkit 

Worry/Anxiety:  Worry Wise Resources

Social Emotional Learning:  Resources from ACT for Youth

Mindfulness Apps: click here

Growth Mindset:  Video Link
Teaching Growth Mindset with these 10 Statements