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 Please visit your child’s specific grade level link below for access to the online activation key to create your account at Your time and support are valued & appreciated.

5th Grade Parent Letter

6th Grade Parent Letter

7th Grade Parent Letter

8th Grade Parent Letter


Social Emotional Learning

  • Mindfulness  the TL Way: Respectful, Kind, Responsible. Meditation increases grey matter concentration in the brain A group of Harvard neuroscientists ran an experiment where 16 people were submitted to an eight ...
    Posted Aug 30, 2016, 11:15 AM by Vivian Garlick
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As the school counselor I address the developmental needs of all students through a comprehensive school counseling program in the areas of academic, career and personal/social development through classroom guidance, individual student planning, responsive services, and system support – working with students through school-wide events, in the classrooms, in small groups and individually. I am available to conference with parents, teachers and support staff and help facilitate Student Study Teams (SST) and 504 Plan meetings. I am an active member of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA)  where you can find out more about what school counselors do at their website link here

Girls Leadership Institute Parent & Daughter Series will be available again district-wide on various campuses this year. Girls Leadership Institute at Arroyo Upper Elementary School for Grades 4 and 5 The Girl’s Leadership Institute helps parents and daughters develop social-emotional intelligence. Through fun and interactive games and discussions parents and daughters will learn and practice how to explore and share feelings, communicate authentically, and make healthy relationship choices. 4th/5th Grade at Arroyo on Tuesdays, January 23, 30, February 6, 13 (5:30-7:00pmRegister at 
Feel free to peruse this site and get to know TL's comprehensive school counseling program. I hope you will have many conversations with your child about their positive experiences at TL. And as always, my door is open. Please feel free to contact me or just say “Hi”, anytime. I look forward to greeting you!
Warmest regards,
Vivian Garlick

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About School Counseling

  • Michelle Obama to School Counselors: You're 'Heroes' Education Week's blogs > High School & Beyond Michelle Obama to School Counselors: You're 'Heroes' By Catherine Gewertz on January 6, 2017 1:47 PM  In an emotional address that ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2017, 12:25 PM by Vivian Garlick
  • 3 Things School Counselors Want You to Know About Their Jobs By Jessica Lahey April 6, 2016 11:41 am Over the years, this column has offered up “3 Things Students Wish Teachers Knew,” “3 Things Parents Wish Teachers Knew,” and ...
    Posted Dec 21, 2016, 9:03 AM by Vivian Garlick
  • Every Student Succeeds Act signed into law Dec. 10, 2015 ASCA With the stroke of a pen, the No Child Behind Act became history on Thursday, Dec. 10. President Barack Obama signed the bipartisan bill, the Every Student Succeeds Act ...
    Posted Dec 16, 2015, 9:28 AM by Vivian Garlick
  • CASC leaders represents California at Third White House Convening: Strengthening School Counseling and College Advising Danielle Duarte, CASC President Leaders from across the nation met, strategized and collaborated at the Third White House Convening: Strengthening School Counseling and College Advising. The event took place at ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2015, 9:00 AM by Vivian Garlick
  • California Youth Advocate for more School Counselors
    Posted May 31, 2015, 7:51 PM by vivian garlick
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Advice & Events

  • Carlmont News: March 14, 2017 @ 7pm 8th Grade Parents are Invited to Attend an Informational Meeting Hosted by the Carlmont Counseling DepartmentReview SUHSD placement guidelinesReview 9th grade registration process and course selectionReview graduation ...
    Posted Mar 6, 2017, 8:49 AM by Vivian Garlick
  • TL Kindness Certified School 2017 Thanks to our students for participating in The Great Kindness Challenge we are a Kindness Certified School again this year! Many of our students enjoyed making friendship pins and glitter ...
    Posted Feb 6, 2017, 8:28 AM by Vivian Garlick
  • SCSD Parent Book Group Clubs 2017 UPDATED 1/17/17Attention SCSD Parents - There are exciting updates to the parent book club. The Reading Bug in San Carlos has copies of the book, Raising Happiness: 10 ...
    Posted Jan 22, 2017, 7:32 AM by Vivian Garlick
  • SCSD Parent Education Event 2/1/16 @ 6:30pm Join us for a Parent Education Event:Practical Parenting Strategies to Supportyour Child’s Success in SchoolLove being a parent but your children are driving you crazy!? Please ...
    Posted Jan 22, 2017, 7:14 AM by Vivian Garlick
  • 1/26/17 Week of the Family Workshop This year for San Carlos Week of the Family, local history enthusiast Glenna Eaton is presenting a workshop called Searching for your FamilyHistory on Thursday night, January 26th from 6 ...
    Posted Dec 21, 2016, 12:17 PM by Vivian Garlick
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