Counselor's Corner

Welcome LPS Families

My name is Mrs. Cortina. My goal is to support all students with social, emotional, and academic growth. Counseling services are available to all students.

The Elementary School Counselor

  • Counsels individually with children

  • Teaches guidance lessons in the classroom

  • Conducts small group counseling sessions

  • Consults with parents in private conferences about their child

  • Consults with teachers

  • Conducts parenting workshops

  • Provides information on community resources for families

Individual/Group Counseling

  • Help children cope with difficult and/or unchangeable life events

  • Help children recognize and make use of their potential

  • Give children the opportunity to share their feelings and concerns

  • Develop problem-solving ability

  • Teach decision making skills

Character Education and Peer Mediators

Character Education

Students in all grade levels are provided with classroom guidance lessons and partner activities related to our character values. Grade levels work to earn Leopard Loot tickets for the title of exceptional class character.

Peer Leaders

These students are 6th grade role models who will help implement LPS’s character education activities throughout the year. They will aslo assit at school wide morning meets and help create and plan mindful activites.