The Guidance Program at John S. Jones Elementary is a comprehensive program designed to meet the needs of all of our students. The curriculum offers individual and group planning, responsive services, and provide community support. Examples of guidance activities include:

  • Classroom guidance classes
  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Banana Split (Divorce Group)
  • Charlie Brown (Grief Group)
  • You've Got a Friend in Me (Friendship Group)
  • Why Try Resilience Program
  • Peer Helper
  • P.A.T.H. Curriculum
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Bullying prevention and intervention

My goal is to assist students to learn the skills and attitudes required for school success. I place strong emphasis on helping students develop self-awareness, self-esteem, and character education.

For the Kids

I am here to help you with any problems or feelings that may be hard to handle on your own. The counselor is your friend and I want to help you.

How Do I See the Counselor?

  • Tell your teacher
  • Tell me when you see me in the hallway or in your classroom
  • Write me a note and leave it my door

Remember, I am here to help YOU!

For the Parents

Please contact the counselor if you have any questions or concerns about your child including:

  • Classroom/Academic performance
  • Family Changes (Moving, Separation, Divorce, or Death)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Developing Responsibility
  • Sudden Changes in Behavior
  • Community Resources
  • Other Concerns
Community Support is provided by:

Local Churches Rainbow City Police Department Etowah County Sheriff's Office Exchange Bank Southside High School Key Club Rainbow Middle Builder's Club Teacher's Credit Union Gadsden State Community College Local and State Legislators Many other local businesses in Rainbow City