Nancy Turkewitz

nturkewitz@alleghany.k12.va.us

 

Ms. Turkewitz has been the school guidance counselor at Boiling Spring, Falling Spring and Callaghan Elementary school's.

 She has a Master’s degree in school counseling from the State University of New York in Buffalo. She moved to Alleghany County in the spring of 1997 from Ithaca, New York .  She resides in Clifton Forge with her two children, Josh and Alyson.

 

Guidance Semester Plans

August  to January

 

In all grades we will focus on the first three pillars of character:

Trustworthiness – playing by the rules, keeping an open mind, taking turns, listening to others.

 Respect – showing compassion, helping, forgiving others.

 Responsibility – working to make school and community a better place, cooperation, obeying laws and rules

All grades will also be doing career awareness activities (go to www.vaview.org for activities and career information)

All grades will have Family Life Education. The sensitive components of FLE will be taught to grades 3-5 by the school counselor and PE teacher.

 Grades 3-5 will be working on test-taking skills and discussing SOL strategies.

Semester Plans for Classroom Guidance January 2018 to May 2018

 

 In all grades we will focus on the last three pillars of character:

 

Fairness – playing by the rules, keeping an open mind, taking turns, listening to others

 

Caring – showing compassion, helping, forgiving others

 

Citizenship – working to make school and community a better place, cooperation, obeying laws and rules

 

All grades will also be doing career awareness activities (go to www.vaview.org for activities and career information)

 

All grades will continue to have Family Life Education

 

Grades 3-5 will continue on test-taking skills and discuss SOL strategies

 

Grade 5 will visit Clifton Middle School (to be scheduled) before Spring Break