Updates from Westlake School Counselor, Laura Gradiska ("Ms. G")
What a crazy start to the year! As we navigate Distance Learning, I wanted to introduce myself as Westlake's new school counselor. I am Laura Gradiska (Ms. G for short) and I am so excited to work with all of the students, families and staff to provide social-emotional support. My mission is to promote positive wellbeing and school-connection to all students. I hope to meet you soon!
Happy holidays! As we go into winter break, I wanted to pass along some holiday mindfulness activities that you can do with your family. Being mindful is a great way to relax unwind, and appreciate the moments. Have a great break and thank you for all that you do!
This November at Westlake we are celebrating Kindness Month. As teachers and staff focus on ways to be kind to yourself and others at school, I have attached resources for parents and guardians to do with their children to spread kindness, as well
College and Career Awareness - Be College and Career Ready!
Here are some parent resources for you to have discussions at home with your child about College and Career Readiness. Here are just a few tips and resources for you to look through to help your child succeed and be college and career ready!
Ms. G's Counselor Corner - Fall Newsletter
August: Counselor Introductions
September: Skills for Learning & Empathy
November: Emotion Management