Crum PK-8 Counseling

Helping young Mountaineers grow, learn,

and look toward the future!

Success Tip: Get involved in an activity

By lnewman | Jul 6, 2016

There are lots of things you can do in middle school. Think about joining RAZE or Beta club. We also offer National Junior Honor Society, Bible club, band, archery, SADD club, sports, and cheerleading. Some of our students participate in HATS (Heart of Appalachia Talent Search) through the TRIO programs at Marshall University.

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Small Groups

By lnewman | Jul 6, 2016

Sometimes, a few students have the same questions or concerns that they need help with. Kids who share similar experiences can help and support each other. Some things small groups can work on include bullying prevention, test anxiety, divorce, anger management, organization and time management, grief and loss, getting along with other kids or adults.…

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Academics

By lnewman | Jul 6, 2016

If you are having trouble with one of your classes–can’t understand the material, having problems completing the homework, just don’t get it when you try to read the textbook chapter–please let me know. I can help you talk to your teachers, find out about afterschool tutoring, get your parents and teachers together–whatever we need to…

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Counseling in the Classroom

By lnewman | Jul 6, 2016

I will be in your classrooms, helping you learn to be as successful as you can be at Crum this year. I can help you with everything from organizing your locker to figuring out what you might want to be when you graduate from high school! Ever wonder what job would be best for you?…

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Individual Counseling

By lnewman | Jul 6, 2016

Have a question and don’t know who to ask? Having trouble with your math homework? Arguing with your best friend? Or just need someone to listen? If I can’t help, I can usually direct you to someone who can! I will be meeting with each student this year to review the data we are gathering…

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Confidentiality

By lnewman | Jul 6, 2016

Counselors keep what students discuss with them private. I will not share what you discuss with me with anyone else, unless you give me permission to do so. Sometimes, we may talk to the principal, your teacher, or your parents together. The exception to confidentiality involves safety. If you share information with me that causes…

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Meet Mrs. Newman

By lnewman | Jul 6, 2016

Hello! I have been working at CMS since 1997, and I love being your counselor! I also have teaching degrees in English and art, and I taught for 10 years before becoming a counselor. As you may have guessed, I love to read and would be happy to help you select interesting books for your…

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2016-17 Schedules

By lnewman | Jul 6, 2016

2016-17 lockers and student schedules will be available in August.  Contact the school at 304-393-3200 for more information.

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