Our Virtue of the Month is Self Discipline


Bonnie J. Burnside

 Counselor at CPE





What can a School Counselor offer?  A School Counselor can:

  • listen and understand when you face a challenge
  • keep things confidential
  • work with students, parents, and teachers
  • visit the classroom for classroom guidance lessons
  • teach the BlueValley Virtues
  • work with new students
  • work with students individually and/or in a small group setting
  • help student's learn important social skills, conflict resolution skills, and academic success skills
  • help with CPE anti-bullying campaign
  • help with CPE community service
  • help students with goal setting
  • work with teachers to help students have a successful school year
  • help parents with tools for successful parenting


Guidance Lessons at CPE will include but are not limited to:

  • Decision Making
  • Friendships
  • Feelings
  • Self-Esteem
  • Interest Inventories 
  • Goal Setting
  • Stress
  • Grief and Loss
  • Personal Safety
  • Early Career Exploration
  • Social Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Assertiveness
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Blue Valley Virtues



How To See The School Counselor:

  • Fill out a Rock Problem sheet from the green bag outside my office and then put it in the blue bag.  This is used by students who want to self refer.
  • Send me an email or via my web page contact form
  • Leave me a voice mail
  • Be sure to leave your first and last name, your child's name, a good way to contact you, and briefly decribe your concern
  • You will be contacted within 24 hours

Blue Valley Virtues

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Self Discipline 
  • Compassion 
  • Courage
  • Honesty 
  • Perseverance
  • Kindness