Mask Matrix Designation Jan. 15-21

HCS will be operating in Masks Mandatory beginning Saturday, Jan. 15 through Friday, Jan. 21. HCS utilizes a Mask Matrix which decides between Masks Optional and Masks Mandatory depending on the overall community transmission rate for Madison County during the preceding 10 business days.  Use the More Information button below to access the COVID-19 Infocenter and view the full Mask Matrix.

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Chaffee Elementary School Counseling Program

Velendia Burwell: Chaffee Elementary Counselor

Links: The HCS Counseling Department has provided a variety of helpful quarantine and support resources on the HCS Counseling Department page under Resources for Parents During Quarantine.

Counseling Services

I am very happy to serve the students, faculty, staff and community as your school counselor.  My program provides student services through individual and group counseling. I also provide information about community resources for families.  My desire as counselor is to provide services that will promote and support individual and school success.

Classroom Guidance lessons include, but not limited to the following:

  • Study Skills
  • Career Awareness, Exploration and Planning
  • Social Skills-Understanding Self and Others
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Goal Setting and Decision Making
  • Substance Abuse
  • Multicultural/Diversity Awareness
  • Individual Student Planning
  • Character Education

Individual Guidance /Small Group

  • Anger Management
  • Decision Making
  • Divorce
  • Death of Love One/Pet
  • Self-Control
  • Self-Esteem
  • Academic Support
  • And Others

Responsive Services

  • Small Group Counseling
  • Individual/Family/School Crisis Intervention
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Consultation/Collaboration
  • Response to Intervention (RTI)
  • Referrals
  • Individual Counseling