Today's Middle Schooler
Today’s middle school student can be characterized by rapid physical growth, curiosity about their world, and an emerging self-identity. Through a comprehensive developmental school counseling program, counselors work as a team member with school staff, parents and the community to create a caring, supportive climate and atmosphere whereby young adolescents can achieve academic success.
Middle school is an exciting, yet challenging time for students, their parents and their teachers. During this passage from childhood to adolescence, middle school students are characterized by a need to explore a variety of interests that include:
Middle school years allow student to continue awareness activities, and learning is focused on: