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  • Congressman Yarmuth will host College Prep and Financial Aid Workshop

    Congressman John Yarmuth will host a college prep and financial aid workshop on Tuesday, August 29th from 6:30 to 8:30 in Male's Gheens Auditorium. The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) will provide detailed information. To RSVP click link. https://yarmuth.house.gov/rsvp

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  • Black Achievers Registration

    2017-2018 Black Achievers and Youth Achievers

    Opening Session/Orientation

    Saturday, August 12 @9:00 a.m. in Chestnut Street YMCA Gym

    930 West Chestnut Street

    A Great and Exciting New Program is Being Planned Just For You!

    Register today to receive a free discount.

    See attached for program calendar and registration form.

    All are welcome!!!

     

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  • Back to School Festivals

    Aug. 3, Back To School Festival at the Academy at Shawnee, 1 – 4 p.m.
    Located at 4018 West Market St. For more information call 485-7230.  This annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school.  School supplies and backpacks will be provided while supplies last.  JCPS Family Youth Resource Center Coordinators will complete CAP referrals for families needing clothing and uniform assistance.  This event is sponsored in collaboration with the ESL Newcomer Academy, The Kidz Club, Service for Peace, Jefferson County Public Schools Family Youth Service Centers, KentuckyOne Health, Northwest Neighborhood Place and Louisville Metro Department of Resilience and Community Services.

    August 4, Back to School Festival at Cochran Elementary School, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Located at 500 West Gaulbert Ave.  For more information call 634-6050.  This annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school.  School supplies and backpacks will be provided while supplies last to families that visit at least 10 vendor booths.  The Smile Academy of Kentucky will provide cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealants for children 2-18 years of age.  Walgreens will be administering flu shots for children 9 years and older and limited immunizations for children 14 and over.  Also Quality Care for Kids will provide on-site vision and hearing exams.   Sponsored by Bridges of Hope, Neighborhood Place, Louisville Metro Department of Resilience and Community Services, JCPS, and Bridges of Hope Community Council.

    Aug 5, Back to School Event at Meyzeek Middle School, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
    Located at 828 S. Jackson St.  Call 574-6638 for more information. Open to students kindergarten through high school.  Free backpacks with essential school supplies for the coming year will be distributed while supplies last.  Your child must be present to receive school supplies.  Smile Academy will provide free dental screenings.   Many other local community venders and agencies will be in the gym to provide information for families.  Families may complete a CAP referral during the event as well for clothing and uniform assistance.  Sponsored by Charmoli Center Neighborhood Place, Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services and area JCPS schools.

    August 5, Back to School Distribution at Southwick Community Center, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Located at 3621 Southern Ave.  Call 485-6710 for more information.  The annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school. JCPS Family Youth Resource Center Coordinators will complete CAP referrals for families needing clothing and uniform assistance.  School supplies will be distributed (while supplies last) and other helpful resources will be available. Sponsored in part by Ujima Neighborhood Place and Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services, JCPS’ Family Youth Service Centers and several community collaborative partners.

    Aug. 10, Back to School Festival at Olmsted Academy North, 1 – 7 p.m.
    Located at 4530 Bellevue Ave. Call 313-4089 for more information. Open to all students in grades Kindergarten through high school. Free backpacks, school supplies and health and hygiene products will be provided while supplies last. Educational and community resources will be available to help offer a strong start to the new school year. The festival will also include vision and hearing screenings, blood pressure and diabetes checks, clothing assistance referrals and more. Lunch will be provided for children and adults. Sponsored by South Central Neighborhood Place, Diamond Cluster MC, Olmsted Academy North and South YSC, Kenwood Elementary FRC, Hazelwood Elementary FRC,  Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services, and Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. 

    Aug 12, Back to School Festival at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Located at 1501 Rangeland Rd.  Call 313-4498 or 313-4700 for more information. This annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school. Free backpacks and grade-appropriate school supplies (while supplies last) will be provided. Free lunches will be served to kids by JCPS Nutrition Services. Your child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. A Community Resource Fair will include diabetes and blood pressure checks, YMCA program, voter registration, library services and lots of fun and music.  Event sponsored in part by First Neighborhood Place, area JCPS schools, and Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services.

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J. Graham Brown School Counseling Mission Statement

The mission of The J. Graham Brown School Counseling Program is to foster respect, individuality, awareness, and accountability in our students by providing systematic and comprehensive school counseling services. Academic, social, and career skills will be nurtured through direct and indirect services ensuring that all students reach their highest potential based on their unique needs and abilities.

The school counselor provides services and expertise to and for the student, teacher, parent, and the community.

Examples of services provided are:  

  • Advocating for ALL students.
  • Developing Guidance Programs to meet students needs.
  • Helping create a positive school environment where children can learn.
  • Offering support during personal crisis.
  • Improving communication between the home and school.
  • Facilitating parent conferences.
  • Identifying deterrents to learning and development.
  • Facilitating individual and group counseling.
  • Guiding students in selection of appropriate placement and course sequence.
  • Offering College and Career guidance.
  • Leading Transition Planning
  • Coordinating efforts and referrals with other school based resources and community agencies. 

When Should Parents Contact Their Child's School Counselor?

  • Concerns about student achievement
  • Special needs and considerations
  • Early discussion and indentification of a crisis
  • Family or student difficulties or concerns
  • Peer relationships 
  • Correct placement in classes and sequences
  • Information related to future career and college planning
  • Arranging teacher or student conferences
  • Information about post-secondary financial assistance and scholarships
  • New school registration and orientation
  • Test Interpretation

Parents can call the school counselor any time they have a concern for their child to schedule a conference.

Announcements

  • Congressman Yarmuth will host College Prep and Financial Aid Workshop

    Congressman John Yarmuth will host a college prep and financial aid workshop on Tuesday, August 29th from 6:30 to 8:30 in Male's Gheens Auditorium. The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) will provide detailed information. To RSVP click link. https://yarmuth.house.gov/rsvp

    Guidance Program
  • IMPORTANT Senior Memo!

    Guidance Program
  • Black Achievers Registration

    2017-2018 Black Achievers and Youth Achievers

    Opening Session/Orientation

    Saturday, August 12 @9:00 a.m. in Chestnut Street YMCA Gym

    930 West Chestnut Street

    A Great and Exciting New Program is Being Planned Just For You!

    Register today to receive a free discount.

    See attached for program calendar and registration form.

    All are welcome!!!

     

    Guidance Program
  • The Ultimate Guide to College Campus Visits from ACT

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  • Schedules!

    Schedules will be viewable on Parent Portal on August 15th. Be sure to pick up a fresh paper copy in the lobby on the first day of school, as schedules change at the last minute!

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