Plumas Lake Elementary School District

Counselor's Corner

Emergency Numbers

Sutter-Yuba Psychiatric Emergency: 530-673-8255 | National Youth Crisis Line: 1-800-843-5200 | Yuba County Child Protective Services: 530-749-6288

Welcome!

Welcome to the Plumas Lake Elementary School District's Counseling Department web page!

Here, you will find links to many resources you may find useful, including information for parents, children and teens on topics such as colleges and careers, community resources, bullying, internet safety, study skills and growing up. If you would like additional information on these or other topics, please contact your school counselor!

Tiffany Embry, Counselor
530-743-1271 ext. 326

Mission Statement

The mission of the Plumas Lake Elementary School District Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive, developmentally sensitive counseling program to support the academic, career, personal, and social growth of all students. Working with students, families, school staff and the community to maximize student potential and academic achievement, counselors are professional education advocates who work to ensure that all students are prepared with the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.

Links and Information

Why do we need elementary counselors?

Why do we need middle-school counselors?

Resources

Services in Yuba and Sutter Counties.

Family Soup: Resources and support for families of students with special needs.

Beale Resource Guide: Thorough directory of services available to military families stationed at Beale.

Beale Exceptional Family Member Program, part of the Airman and Family Readiness Center, offers services and support to military families with children with special needs.

College and Career

California Career Zone: Fun site for kids and teens to learn about different career fields, take career inventories, and learn about what kind of careers can support their financial aspirations.

Know How 2 Go: Information for middle schoolers about what to do now to prepare for college.

Planning for Parents: How to help your elementary or middle schooler prepare for college.

Who Do You Want 2 Be? Middle schoolers can take a quiz, watch videos, or play a game while learning about community college and career options.

A-G Requirements: The A-G requirements are the classes a student needs to take in their secondary career to be eligible to attend a UC or CSU. Click the link for a description of the required classes and information on grade-point average. This document shows you which courses at Wheatland High School fulfill the A-G requirements.

Bullying

Pacer Kids: A child-friendly site with games, videos and information to help them prevent and intervene in bullying situations.

Stop Bullying: A site for older children with facts about bullying, what they can do about it, and games and videos with antibullying messages.

Pacer Teens: A site that teaches teens about bullying, prevention and intervention.

For Parents: Information for parents about a variety of bullying topics and what they can do about them.

Internet Safety

NetCetera: A thorough document on how to talk to your child, tween or teen about the online world.

Net Smartz: A website with games and videos to help children learn how to be safe on the web.

NS Teens: Games and videos for teens that teach web safety.

Net Smartz Parents: Information for parents regarding blogs, social media, cell phone use, cyberbullying and more.

Kid Safe Seal: Look here for a list of kid-safe websites and apps.

Kids Click: A kid-friendly, searchable web directory for homework help or general web use.

Academics

Fun Brain: Fun and educational (math and reading!) online games for children.

Study Skills: Study tips, organization, test taking and more information for kids.

Plagiarism: An online article that explains plagiarism to children.

For Parents: Tips for helping your student with homework and organization.

Health and More

Growing up: Information for kids on puberty, growing up, and their health.

For Parents: A guide to surviving your child's journey into adolescence.

Kids' Health: A general website for information for parents, children, and teens about health, development, behavior, and life skills. Some specific topics are highlighted on this page, but there is much more to explore!

AACAP's Facts for Families: Concise, up-to-date handouts on a variety of issues that affect children, youth and families, from peer pressure to video games to mental-health diagnoses.

Suggestions?

Know of any great resources or websites you feel would be worth sharing on this page? Click here to contact us!

Disclaimer

The Plumas Lake Elementary School District is not responsible for content of external websites.