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I am excited to be back for my twelfth year at MLMS. My family and I have lived in Peters Creek for over twenty years. As a resident of Chugiak/Eagle River, I am truly
invested in and love our community! Please do not hesitate to email or call, if you have any concerns regarding your student.
A School Counselor's Typical Day I drive up to school always before eight;
There is lots to be done-the needs are so great.
Parent's messages waiting, three kids at my door;
And a note that says "Urgent" waits for me on the floor.
A student who fears she can't fit in with the rest.
Three girls who are friends who can't get along;
Two others who think that their schedule is wrong.
I drive up to school always before eight;
A new boy who seems to be frozen with fear.
A tutor I found for a child who's behind;
A mother who's sure that she's losing her mind. A big-eyed child who'd been bullied that day;
And the bully so mad since his dad went away.
Three boys bring two others ready to fight;
Got to settle this quickly-it's going to be tight. For my schedule is full and others still wait;
With hope in their eyes as the hour gets late.
For a school counselor's typical day
Begins with a bang and just stays that way. Consult and coordinate, counsel and plan;
Mediate, motivate, and help all we can.
I chose it, I love it, I wouldn't change a thing;
Except there are all those students I still need to see...