If you are having difficulties in school, with your friends or family, speak with your school counselor. The counselors help by offering you a safe and confidential environment in which to talk to someone, and can help you:
UPSTANDERS – PEER MEDIATORS
What is an Upstander?
An Upstander is someone who stands up for what is right, even if they are standing alone. Upstanders believe in helping others and being inclusive and welcoming to everyone.
What does an Upstander do?
Upstanders have two main jobs on campus.
How do you get help from an Upstander?
Students who have a conflict with a peer are encouraged to self-refer to a peer mediation. All they need to do is fill out an Upstanders Peer Mediation Request form in the office.
American School Counseling Association National Model - Professional School Counseling Standards for K-12:
Here is a list of outside therapists, counseling agencies and hotlines:
Dear Parents/Guardians of SPMS Students,
Below is a link to a list of books we recommend. We have found they are helpful in working with middle school students.