Mrs. Cordia's Counseling Corner 

Word of the month:  


"Accepting or tolerating delay; suffering without getting angry; the quality of being patient"

Daniel Learns Patience

Congratulations to January's Students of the Month:
Lily Webb 
Kodi-Lyn Shrum
Janzen Buntion
Asia Pennell
Isabelle Twomey
Jordyn McCartney
Isaiah Twomey
Wyatt Williams
They will be having lunch with Mr. Myers on Friday, 2/16/18! This includes their ice cream and soda! 

December word of the month: CARING 

Being kind to yourself and others; being compassionate; showing that you care; expressing gratitude; forgiving others; helping people in need

A Christmas Carol

Congratulations to our December Students of the Month!  
They are Blakely Mayes, Kali-Rae Shrum, Logan Burgess, Miley Maize, Aidan Miller, Arianna Vinson, Jon Martinez and Lauren Crocker.  
They will be having lunch with Mr. Myers next Tuesday, December 19th!  

The OCTOBER Students of the Month are:
Mason Gray, Gunnar Carl, Aubrey Hill, Kaiden Mathes, Jarett Meredith, Cadence Dunn, Sidney Hawkins, Zoe St. Gemme, Briadon Maize. 
They will be having lunch with Mr. Myers on Wednesday, November 1! This includes a soda and ice cream!

Congratulations to the following students who were chosen for September Student of the Month:
Preschool - Avery Pollock
Kindergarten - Brylee Bishop
1st grade - Daniel Crocker
2nd grade - Mason Burgess
3rd grade - Rylee Laughman
4th grade - Tyson Boyer
5th grade - Paige Miller
6th grade - Sydney Woods

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Test Taking Tips for Parents: How to help your child prepare.

Congratulations to the April Students of the MONTH!

These students are: Luci Scaggs, (tie) Mason Dunn & Leighton Nichols, Asia Pennell, Isabelle Twomey, Tyson Boyer, Hayden Bullis, Lauren Crocker and Carson Webb. 

Congratulations to the March Students of the Month!

They are: Lily Webb, Kanyon Wilcut, Drayven Barton, Shyla Baca, Ryan McCloud, Colton Meredith, Cole Hasty and Piper Fitzgerald. 

February Students of the Month! 
Congratulations to Gunnar Carl, Trinity Pennell, Kalli McCloud, Mischelle Swiney, Adrick Fitzgerald, Paige Miller, Destany Brawley, and Crystal Cook! Also, Avery Pollock from December. All students of the month get a soda, ice cream, and get to eat lunch with Mr. Myers! 

Congratulations to the January Students of the Month! 
They are Gavin Barton, Rebecca Conroy, Serene Barton, Will Crocker, Cadence Dunn, Jacob Smith, Zoe St. Gemme and Grace Hicks.  

Congratulations to the December Students of the MONTH!  

These students are Avery Pollock, Logan Burgess, Miley Maize, Kaitlyn Bullis, Clara Brandel, Talyah Maize, Dakota Thomas and Reese Gray.

NOVEMBER Students of the Month!! 

Congratulations Tyson Boyer, Sidney Hawkins, Wyatt Williams, AJ Luedemann, 
Lily Hackworth, Aubrey Hill and Rylee Laughmann.  
Not pictured - Mason Gray

   October Students of the Month!

Congratulations to Brylee Bishop, Nolan Prestidge, Mason Burgess, Aidan Miller, Adrick Fitzgerald, Orion Goesmann, Sydney Woods and Piper Fitzgerald for being October Student's of the Month.

                   Students of the Month for September:          Displaying IMG_1393.jpg Roman Lanham, Daniel Crocker, Kaiden Mathes, Jarett Meredith, Jordyn McCartney, Isaiah Twomey, Ali Vogt and Evy Miller 

I shared these last year as a Fan Freebie on my Facebook page, but I went ahead and threw them into my Teachers Pay Teachers store as a freebie.  This seems to be an easier way for some people to get the files.  I like to send these home during Parent-Teacher Conferences, but they are...Read More »:

This semester we are focusing on Conflict Resolution   

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This is a reminder that students must bring their Food Backpack (red bags) back every Thursday in order to receive food on Friday. No food will be sent home in a Walmart or plastic sack. Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions you can contact me by email at or by phone at (573)-637-2201.

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***Again, Food Backpacks are due back to   

Mrs. Cordia on Thursdays!


welcome back!

a note from your counselor

I hope you and your family had a fun and relaxing summer vacation!  It is my hope that this school year will be full of successful experiences for all students.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any concerns about your child.  Since I am in and out of my office periodically, email is the best way to get a hold of me.

My email is  However, my phone number is  573-637-2201 extn. 249.  If you call and I am out of my office, leave a voice mail and I will return your call as soon as possible.


Best wishes,

Kaleigh Cordia

Lesterville K-8 Counselor