Welcome to the Waterloo K-8 Guidance Webpage!

Counselors help with.....

  • Academic skills support and planning
  • Organizational, study and test-taking skills
  • Education in understanding self and others, including strengths and weaknesses
  • Coping strategies
  • Peer relationships and effective social skills
  • Communication, problem-solving,decision-making and conflict resolution
  • Individual and small group counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Consultation/ collaboration
  • Referrals
How Can a Student See the School Counselor?
  • Fill out a counseling slip and give it to the teacher or bring it to the office
  • Have a parent call the counselor's office
  • Stop by the counselor's office to set up an appointment
Who May Refer a Student to the School Counselor?
  • Teachers/Support Staff
  • Parents
  • Nurse
  • Administrators
  • Self-referred or friend-referred
How Can A Parent Contact the School Counselor?
Call the office at 330-947-0033 for Middle School students or 330-947-2153 for Elementary students and ask to speak to Mrs. Shaver. You can also send a note to school with your child.

Email: pshaver@viking.portage.k12.oh.us
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