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Ms. Sheila Lawson ~ School Counselor Page

If you need to speak to Ms. Sheila, please email her at 

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Self Care

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We can be like Jack and Jill and show caring and help each other.

When one is down the other helps to show unity and kindness.


Seasame Street Resources


Counseling Resources: 

School Counseling Curriculum

NetSmartz Online Safety for Kids       

Character Critters


Virginia Career View (games, etc.)


Character Songs from HaveFunTeaching


All about Kindness


Sesame Street “Try a Little Kindness” by Tori Kelly


Kindness by The Juice Box





National Bullying Awareness Month

Posting sign and pinning orange ribbons

Bullying Awareness Month 1

Bullying Awareness Month 2

Bullying Awareness Month 3 Bullying Awareness Month 4



Black history


School Counseling Week\

Thank you Ms. Sheila!!!


Christmas Toy Drive 2017

Toy driveToy drive

Toy drive

Gifts were distributed to Community Action in Ville Platte and to a JSM family. 


Bullying Awareness Month

Bullying Awareness Bullying Awareness

Students listen to Sgt. Hall who discussed Bullying with the students . He discussed Spoken or Unwanted Bullying, Social and Physical Bullying. He asked students to report to a trusted adult when teasing which turns into bullying happens over and over with a pattern.Students was given B.R.E.A.K. Comic Coloring Books, Bullying Pamphlets, or book markets.


50s Day

50s Day50s Day

Students celebrated the 50th day of school making 45 records and listening to 50s music hop.


National Bullying Prevention Month Kickoff

Bullying Month Kickoff 1Bullying Month Kickoff 2

Bullying Month Kickoff 3Bullying Month Kickoff 4


Constitution Day Celebration!

Students signing the constitution and ate birthday cake!

Constitution DayConstitution Day


Students engaging with play therapy using the color codes for

Character Critters Program Curriculum

Play therapy

James Stephens Montessori Calendar

Contact Information

James Stephens Montessori School
1500 Martin Luther King Drive
Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586

Mon–Fri 7:30-3:30

Melanie Bordelon, Principal

Jerry Bottley, Assistant Principal

Phone: 337-363-4745
Fax: 337-363-6242

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