Did you know that National School Counselor Week is Feb 5-9?!
“School counselors work with all students to remove barriers to learning by addressing students’ academic concerns, career awareness in post-secondary options and social/emotional skills. Comprehensive school counseling programs help to increase student achievement and provide a much-needed resource for students, parents, teachers and administrators. School counselors are integral to student success.” – Kwok-Sze Wong, Ed.D., American School Counselor Association executive director.
Mickle School Counselors:
6th grade- Nicki Hanseling, firstname.lastname@example.org
7th grade- Patrick Neilly, email@example.com
8th grade- Craig Penner, firstname.lastname@example.org
School counselors travel with their group of students throughout their 3 years at Mickle. Please contact your student’s counselor if they can assist your student or family in any way.
Lincoln High School is proud to host a morning of information sharing to help parents and students understand what the International Baccalaureate program is and why it is a premier experience for high school students around the world. Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students and parents are invited and encouraged to attend this event so you can learn more about this incredible program and consider whether IB might be a good fit for you.
Saturday, October 28th, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m.)
Enter through the main doors on the north side of the school.
Attention Class of 2022: The Career Academy (TCA) is hosting a Career Explorations Fair for 8th -10th graders and their parents to learn more about top career options when you graduate high school. Experience the hands-on learning available at TCA and how to “test drive” your future as a TCA student in one of 20 career pathways. Attend the TCA Career Explorations Fair anytime between 1:00 – 3:00 PM on Sunday, September 24 at 88th & O. Park in the lower south parking lot at SCC, Register for prizes, meet TCA students and instructors and see how “doing high school differently” can make a huge difference in your future success. We hope to see you there!
Click on the “Mickle Counselors” tab above to identify your student’s counselor for contact information. We’re excited for this new school year!
Grief Support Camp for children and teens who have experienced the death of someone close to them.
Sept 22-24, 2017 Ashland NE
Flyers can be picked up in the Mickle Counseling Center.
If you are experiencing a crisis and need immediate assistance or information, you can use these 24/7 resources:
CenterPointe Crisis Line (Lincoln): 402-475-6695
Nebraska Family Helpline: 1-888-866-8660
National Crisis Text Line: text START to 741741 (text charges from your phone carrier may apply)
High School Counselors will be at Mickle on Feb, 22nd to help 8th grade students register for 9th grade classes. Many classes are already pre-selected since they are courses all 9th graders take. 8th Grade teachers help make recommendations for math, science, english, and social studies. Students will learn more about the school they are going to and also select a few elective courses. Students can ask counselors questions about high school.
7th Grade to TCA
On Tuesday Nov. 22nd the Challenger Team of 7th graders traveled to The Career Academy to learn about the vision and purpose of this focus program. The students learned about the different career paths available at the TCA and how they could apply to the program and participate as juniors and seniors. Ruth Lohmeyer, counselor at TCA, lead the program which included a slide show presentation of the TCA and a full tour of the facility at 84th and O St. The Pathfinder Team of 7th graders will travel to the TCA in late April.
M.A.S.A or the Mexican American Student Association of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln held its Youth Leadership Conference on October 28th from 9AM-3PM in the Nebraska East Union on UNL’s East Campus. Mickle had several students attend along with Mr. Neil Jay from the Counseling Center. The theme of this year’s conference was “Alza Tu Voz” (Raise Your Voice) Lifting Up Activists and Leaders. There were workshops and student activities focused on how students can lend their voice and energy to raising awareness for causes important to themselves and those around them. The day also included several speakers, break-out discussion groups, and several activism activities.