The counseling program at
Hillside Elementary School is geared at guiding the students to be more
productive in the classroom when the students are faced with daily
issues that become a problem to their learning. Ms.Muñoz,
the school counselor, makes it a priority to be available for the
students during these times. She provides services to the individual
student, a group of students, and has monthly didactic lessons with the
entire classroom to help with everyday issues. Some topics covered in
these sessions are bullying, friendship, kidnapping
or luring, self-esteem, differences in people, manners, character, peer
pressure, drug awareness, careers, divorces, and death to mention a
deaf education students are also fortunate to have a counselor , Ms.
Sarah Hernandez, who will stop by to see the deaf population as needed.
students and their parents are encouraged to talk with the school
counselor about school-related issues, programs that the school has,
academic concerns, and the guidance curriculum by visiting the school or
by calling 587-2560.