Mrs. Gjovig's Homepage

Welcome to the 2019-20 school year!  I hope that you had an enjoyable summer and look forward to a successful and activity filled year. Throughout the school year, students will be focusing on many different themes within the counseling curriculum.  These monthly themes may be found by clicking on the corresponding sidebar link.

**Resume Reminders you'll find in the Useful Links tab (left side of this page above the Meet Your Teacher).

"Safer at Home" Learning Links

Linked By Love - Kindness Matters Challenge making paper chain links

Deep Breathing Exercises For Kids - Coping skills for Kids

PBS Kids - Belly Breathing explanation for parents

One Minute Wonders - Keeping your family moving with a simple circuit workout

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

10 Benefits of Deep Breathing Exercises for Children (source: Your Therapy Source):

  1. Decreases stress.
  2. Reduces anxiety.
  3. Helps you to remain calm.
  4. Strengthens sustained attention.
  5. Sharpens the ability to focus and learn.
  6. Slows the heart rate.
  7. Lowers blood pressure.
  8. Helps to control your emotions.
  9. Promotes appropriate social behaviors.
  10. Encourages happiness.