Please join us for our next event on November 18, 2020:

​Kids, Social Media & Digital Well-Being

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Dr. Patti Agatston, LPC will discuss the challenges of parenting in the digital age, especially in the time of Covid-19.

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ClickΒ HERE for more details and registration information.

Join us for Counselors in 4D TODAY!

6th Grade Students: I am so excited to meet you today for our Counselors in 4D “Kahoot and Konversation” session from 9:00 – 9:30! You will find the Zoom link and password below. Before you join, please note the following:

  • We will have a waiting room set-up, so it may be a minute before you are admitted.
  • Please be sure to identify yourself using your first and last name, as we will be checking the 6th grade roster before admitting students.
  • We will review meeting norms once we begin, but I would appreciate you reviewing them here, as well:
    • Mute your microphone when you are not speaking
    • Be respectful when others are speaking and also when you are speaking
    • Raise your hand to speak
    • You do not have to speak, if you would prefer not to

Thanks for joining us today – see you next time!

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I look forward to seeing you!!!

Mrs. Hamer πŸ™‚

Hi, Jr. Raiders!

I hope you will join us for our next Counselors in 4D session, “Kahoot and Konversation,” on Wednesday, September 23rd, from 9:00 – 9:30 AM.

As a reminder, the Counselors in 4D (Dickerson Digital Drop-In Day) sessions are available to any student who would like to join. These are optional sessions, so you can choose to attend as many as you’d like. This is also a great opportunity to connect with not only your DMS Counselors, but other Jr. Raiders, as well!

Check out the flyer below for more information about the next Counselors in 4D meeting. The Zoom link will be posted at 8:00 on Wednesday, 9/23.

Hope to see you there!

Mrs. Hamer πŸ™‚

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Do you have questions or concerns?

Need to chat?hi

I am your 6th Grade Counselor, Mrs. Hamer, and I am so happy that I will be able to work with you this year. If you need to talk to me or have questions, click on the picture above and fill out the Counselor Request Form or email me at: katharine.hamer@cobbk12.org.
I’ll reach back out to you as soon as possible.

Mrs. Hamer – DMS Virtual Office

I also encourage you to visit my virtual counseling office –
just click on the link to see more! πŸ™‚

Hi, Jr. Raiders!

Our next Counselors in 4D session will be on Wednesday, September 9th, from 9:00 – 9:30 AM. During this session, we will be talking about different ways to manage stress. If you have any ideas, we would love to hear them!

As a reminder, the Counselors in 4D (Dickerson Digital Drop-In Day) sessions are available to any student who would like to join. These are optional sessions, so you can choose to attend as many as you’d like. This is also a great opportunity to connect with not only your DMS Counselors, but other Jr. Raiders, as well πŸ™‚ .

Check out the flyer below for more information about the next Counselors in 4D meeting.

Hope to see you on Wednesday!

Mrs. Hamer πŸ™‚

Counselors in 4D

6th graders, we hope you will join us for our first Counselors in 4D meeting on Wednesday, August 26th, from 9:00 – 9:45 am! During this week’s session, we (DMS counselors) will be introducing ourselves, sharing how we are available to students, and answering questions you may have about the year.

Check back here on Wednesday morning for the link to join.

August 26th flyer

Hello Dickerson 6th Graders!

I am SO excited to meet you and am looking forward to a great 2020-2021 school year!

Please check out the resources below that will be helpful as you prepare for the start of school and once we get started. As always, please let me know if you have any questions or concerns!

Dickerson Digital Student Schedule

DMS Ask Anything… About Remote Teaching & Learning

Cobb Learning Everywhere

CTLS Information & Help

CTLS Resource Website

CTLS Parent: Information & Introduction

CTLS Learn Sign-in Troubleshooting

Logging In to CTLS Learn – Students

CTLS – Finding Username/Password in ParentVUE

CTLS – Finding Username/Password in StudentVUE

I also encourage you to check out my virtual counseling office! (Click HERE to explore!)

Enjoy the rest of your summer! We’re excited for the first day of school!

Mrs. Hamer πŸ™‚

Rising 6th Grade Information

Rising 6th Graders, we are SO excited that you will soon be Dickerson students and want to share the following information with you and your families! Below you will find a video explaining how to open a combination lock as well as a PowerPoint with lots of helpful details about 6th grade and middle school.

How to Open a Combination Lock

DMS ASK ANYTHING – 2020-2021

Summer Packets

Have a great summer, and we are looking forward to a great year!

Mrs. Hamer πŸ™‚

Hello Dickerson Family! I hope you are having a safe and restful summer! Please note I will be out of the office from Monday, May 25th until Monday, July 27th for summer break.

 

Information regarding registration for the 2020-2021 school year may be found at the following links:

Dickerson Registration Information

Cobb County Registration Requirements

If you are in need of crisis support, please contact the following resources:

Georgia Crisis & Access Line:

https://www.georgiacollaborative.com/providers/georgia-crisis-and-access-line-gcal/

– Call 1-800-715-4225

– A free 24/7 helpline providing mental health crisis assistance and access to mental health resources throughout the state of Georgia.

Crisis Text Line:

– Text ‘GA’ to 741741

– Reach a trained counselor by text message. Youth and teens are especially welcome.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

– Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

– The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress and prevention/crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

911:

– Call 911

– For emergencies when law enforcement needs to be called; ask for a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer.

 

Have a great summer!

Katharine πŸ™‚