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Ridge Meadows Elementary
 Missouri Gold Star School 2019 Niche Best Schools

777 Ridge Rd, Ellisville, MO 63021 | Phone (636) 891-6650 | Fax (636) 891-8866

Guidance and Counseling

​Mission Statement:

All students will be valued and provided results-based instruction in the areas of Career, Academic, and Personal Social Development, through a comprehensive guidance program, as they acquire skills, abilities and attitudes that empower them to be lifelong contributing members of society.

Our guidance and counseling program includes:

  1. CURRICULUM consists of classroom lessons and large group presentations

  2. INDIVIDUAL PLANNING consists of activities that help all students plan, monitor, and manage their own learning as well as their personal and career development.                   

  3. RESPONSIVE SERVICES consists of activities to meet immediate needs and concerns of students.

  4. SYSTEM SUPPORT consists of management activities that establish, maintain, and enhance the total guidance program.

Please phone the main office for messages requiring immediate attention at (636) 891-6650.

Guidance and counseling is an integral part of the total educational program at Ridge Meadows. It is a comprehensive program that includes sequential activities kindergarten through fifth grade.  It is developmental and facilitative in nature, as it assists students in developing competencies for life experiences and transitions. 

The counseling program assists students acquire the skills and attitudes necessary to be successful learners.  It emphasizes that the classroom is a child's first workplace and that communication, decision-making, interpersonal, and career awareness skills are important to their success.

I  am here to help your child have a successful year.  My goal is to help your child feel happy, confident and connected to our school community. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Some Counselor Responsibilities Include:

Appointments can be made in many ways:​

  • A student may request an appointment

  • A teacher may request an appointment for a student

  • A parent may request an appointment for a student

  • An administrator may request an appointment for a student​

Character Education:

Character Education is infused in guidance lessons as well as classroom lessons taught by all members of Ridge Meadows' staff.

 Contact Information

 

 

https://www.rsdmo.org:443/directory/Person.aspx?accountname=RCWD%5CwheelerkathyKATHLEENWHEELERCounselor636-891-6658wheelerkathy@rsdmo.orghttp://www.rsdmo.org/ridgemeadows/offices/guidance