Our School Counselors

NameContactPosition
Ms. M. Abney This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 7th Grade Counselor
Mr. M Leo This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 8th Grade Counselor
Ms. N. Gibbs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 6th Grade Counselor

Resources

School counselors are committed to providing resources and support for students and families.  Please check here to access some of the resources suggested by the Esperanza counselors.

FLOW Mentor and Volunteer Applications

Family Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources for Teens 

Discussion Starters for Families from Search Institute 

15 Things your Middle School Kid wishes You Knew

The better the study space, the better the studying!

Use these tricks to make your child's homework area a welcoming haven of learning.  From ADDitude Magazine online.   

7 Ways To Enhance Your Kid's Study Space

Making Friends

Sometimes our children express that they don't have friends, and we don't know what to do to help them. Here is a graphic with some great advice about making friends. 

Making Friends

The End of a Friendship

Sometimes our kids are upset because a friendship is ending. Here are some ways you can help. 

The End Of A Friendship 

ADD and LD

ADDitude Magazine provides strategies and support for ADD and LD. ADDitude Magazine is not affiliated with SMCPS. The links below will send you to an external site.

How to Diffuse an Angry Child: Reflective Listening

The New Way to Study with ADHD

Cyberbullying

In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, Facebook and Instagram partnered with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center to create a guide to help parents talk with their teens about using Facebook and Instagram.

A Parent's Guide to Safety in the Online Community