It's National School Counseling Week and we want to celebrate the outstanding school counselors who work with the students in our district.
Today, we're highlighting our Elementary Campus Counselor, Yazmeen Lopez. Mrs. Lopez works with students on both our elementary campuses to help nurture their emotional and social well-being.
Here is what others say about Mrs. Lopez:
Mrs. Lopez is not just our elementary counselor; she’s a thought partner, a fierce advocate for students and staff alike, and an indispensable part of our school community. Her guidance transcends traditional roles; she brings insightful perspectives, compassion, and unwavering support to every situation. Her advocacy for the well-being of our students and staff is truly remarkable. We are undoubtedly better as a school because of her dedication and expertise. Thank you for being the extraordinary counselor and colleague that you are. Here's to you and the incredible impact you make every day!!
-Dr. Barbara Page
Mrs. Lopez provides guidance, support and encouragement to help our students navigate through challenges and build essential life skills. Whether it's helping students with conflict resolution, to cope with difficult situations, or to discover their passions and talents. She is truly dedicated to the well-being and success of each child she comes in contact with.
–Erick Smith, Dean of Students
Mrs. Lopez is amazing at what she does. She really sees and hears kids in the most wonderful ways. She greets kids every morning in the hallways of both buildings and works tirelessly to make sure their needs are met. She also goes after grants and community learning programs that help to provide resources and educate our students, staff and families. She rocks!
–Jennifer Whitlark, Campus Administrator
Mrs. Lopez is so proactive in assisting our littles. When she sees a need she does not hesitate to problem-solve ways to address it. Thank you, Yaz!
–Shannon Howard, Chief Impact Officer
Mrs. Lopez embodies the essence of compassion, guidance, and dedication. Her unwavering commitment to nurturing the emotional and social well-being of every student she encounters is truly inspiring. With her warm smile and attentive ear, she creates a safe space where children feel heard and understood. She goes above and beyond to support students through challenges, offering them tools to navigate complexities and discover their inner strengths. Her invaluable contributions enrich not only our students' lives but also the collective spirit of our school. We are deeply grateful for Mrs. Lopez’s profound impact and unwavering commitment to fostering growth and resilience in our young learners.
–Lauren Teague, Elementary Dean of Academics
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