November 12, 2020

Dear O.H. Somers family,

Below are resources, shall you need them, during this time. We are so happy to have students and staff back in the building, as well as our students working remotely. Please feel free to reach out.

Help with talking to children about the current events:

How to Talk to Kids and Teens About World Trauma -

Julia Cook’s book The Yucky Bug read aloud:

Akron Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron

330-543-7472 or toll-free 1-866-443-7472

Health Department

Summit County: 330-923-4891

Portage County: 330-296-9919

Summit & Portage County 211

Connect with local assistance for food, utilities, housing, and much more.

Dial 211 or visit

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Call 855-560-0850

350 Opportunity Parkway, Akron, OH 44307

Please visit for breakfast & lunch pick-up locations and details.

Warmest wishes,

Miss. Brittany Castilow

School Counselor

330-628-9947 ext 772045

Hello! My name is Miss. Brittany Castilow and I am the School Counselor at O.H. Somers Elementary. I am here to help ALL students with academic achievement, managing emotions, growing and applying interpersonal skills, and post secondary planning (higher education, military, work force). To learn more about the role of an Elementary School Counselor please visit American School Counselor Association.

I can be reached at: 330-628-9947 x 772045 or via email:

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