THE BUFFETT COUNSELING TEAM

  REACHES ALL STUDENTS


The School Counseling Program in the Omaha Public Schools encompasses preschool through twelfth grade. The professional school counselors at Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School support and educate students during their middle years, at grades 5, 6, 7, and 8.

Vision

O.P.S. school counselors are advocates, collaborating with students, school staff, families and community resources to empower all students to reach their highest potential.

Mission
The mission of the Omaha Public Schools strengths-based school counseling program is to support academic success and preparation for post-secondary opportunities for all students.

Goals
1. Every student will be provided the nurturing relationships and personal support needed to achieve social competence and academic success. Each professional school counselor at Buffett supports a group of students as they enter during grade 5 and  continues to be assigned to them as they proceed to the next grade level of middle school.

2016-2017 Grade Level Counseling Assignments
Grade 5 - Mrs. Sharie Jorgensen-Misfeldt
Grade 6 - Mr. Bryce Thull
Grade 7 - Ms. Maraleigh Lewandowski
Grade 8 - Mrs. Lisa Donahoe

2. Every student will be empowered to gain the attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary for lifelong academic, career, and personal success. Each professional school counselor at Buffett teaches O.P.S. counseling curriculum lessons during team classes during the months of September through March.

Counseling Curriculum Educators:
Mrs. Jorgensen-Misfeldt - Grades 5-8 Career & College Readiness Educator
Mrs. Donahoe & Mr. Thull - Grades 5-8 Academic & Social Skills Educators
Ms. Lewandowski - Team Leader


For additional information on O.P.S. School Counseling Program Components,
please visit:
http://district.ops.org/DEPARTMENTS/StudentandFamilyServices/Divisions/SchoolCounseling/ProgramComponents.aspx

                            
      


                 



WORK PERMIT WORKSHEET FOR 14 YEAR OLDS - USE ONCE BECOME HIRED

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Worksheet to Request a Work PermitSharie Jorgensen 2/4/201552.00 KBDownload

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR O.P.S. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS TO DOWNLOAD / APPLY FOR

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O.P. S. SCHOLARSHIP HANDBOOK FOR OPS SENIORSSharie Jorgensen-Comstock 1/5/2017517.44 KBDownload
Grade 12 - Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation ScholarshipSharie Jorgensen-Comstock 2/4/2015UnknownDownload
Grade 12 - Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School P.T.O. Academic Scholarship for High School Seniors - Class 2016Sharie Jorgensen 1/5/201735.50 KBDownload