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??????????The purpose of the Bolivar R-1 Counseling Department is to provide important benefits to individual students by addressing their intellectual, emotional, social, and psychological needs. It is developmental and includes sequential activities designed to address the needs of all students by helping them to acquire competencies in career planning and exploration, knowledge of self and others, and educational and vocational development. The program addresses the needs of students in our elementary, middle, and senior high schools as they encounter and deal directly with these and other important learning and life issues. The program is considered an integral part of each school’s education program.


Goals of the Bolivar R-1 Counseling Department:

  1. To meet the needs of all students through Guidance Curriculum
  2. To meet the needs of all students through Individual Planning
  3. To meet the needs of all students through Responsive Services
  4. To meet the needs of all students through System Support

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  • 2015-2016 Scheduling Information All current BMS 6th-7th and incoming Bolivar Intermediate School 5th graders have received their course selection forms for the upcoming school year.  All forms are due back, with parent ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2015, 6:24 AM by jcozza@bolivarschools.org
  • Career Day 2015 Career Day 2015 at BMS was a great success!  From our guidance department, students, and staff, thank you so much to all the professionals in our community who spent the ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2015, 6:23 AM by jcozza@bolivarschools.org
  • Why I Appreciate Our Teachers In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, here is a message of appreciation shared with the BMS teachers during National School Counseling Week.  These are just some reasons our teachers are ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2015, 6:22 AM by jcozza@bolivarschools.org
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6-8 Grade Counselor: Jenelle Cozza 
Phone: 417-326-3811 ext 2132 
Fax: 417-777-5537 
Email: jcozza@bolivarschools.org