Our counseling program at Oakland Middle School offers a wide variety of services for your child. Below, please review the variety of programs and services that are currently available at Oakland Middle School. Please contact your child's counselor for specific questions or concerns.
Counselors are available to meet with students on an individual basis for any social, emotional or academic concerns. Referrals are through staff, parent, peer or self.
We will be offering various support groups, based on student need, throughout the school-year. Groups meet once a week, during rotating periods. Students participate in groups through a parent or staff referral, or they may refer themselves.
School-wide Activities and Presentations:
Counselors work with 6th-, 7th- and 8th-grade classrooms year-round to present information on College and Career readiness, age appropriate social and emotional topics, as well as scheduling procedures and class selection for the following year.
Once a quarter, we spotlight character traits. Students from each mini-school are nominated by their teachers to be recognized for the following traits:
October-December: Responsibility; January-February: Kindness; March-May: Respect.
Student Assistance Team (SAT) Meetings:
SAT meetings are designed to assist struggling students with strategies that may help improve academic performance. Teachers, admin, parents and counselors provide input on student progress and suggest ways for students to be successful.
Resources and Community Referrals:
We are here to help you and your family through life’s challenging times and frequently collaborate with community partners to help provide families with additional resources. Some of these partners include hospitals, community outreach programs/churches, child services, legal agencies/law enforcement, and local counseling agencies. Parents and students are always welcome to come to our counseling department and meet with one of counselors for additional information and resources.