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
Banana Split (Divorce Group)
Charlie Brown (Grief Group)
You've Got a Friend in Me (Friendship Group)
Why Try Resilience Program
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:
Family Changes (Moving, Separation, Divorce, or Death)
Sudden Changes in Behavior
Community Support is provided by:
Rainbow City Police Department
Etowah County Sheriff's Office
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