Interested in being a 2021-2022 PEER? Here's the application.PEERPositive Experiences in Educational RelationshipsFollow us on Twitter and Instagram: @sb_peer!PEERs Arestudents trained by professionalslisteners, not advice-givers*required to maintain confidentialityPEER ActivitiesBulldogs Don't Bully assembly at SBHSmentoring activities at TMSassemblies about positive relationships at feeder elementary schoolsleadership in Advisoryinformational sessions with new studentsactivities to facilitate friendship and cooperationsigns of appreciation for others in the schoolone-on-one meetings to listen and to help a student talk through an issue or problem*Everything is confidential UNLESS someone mentions self-harm, hurting someone else, being hurt by another, or a current pregnancy. PEERs are required to alert the School Counselors to those issues.
(*Information to come about how these will be conducted virtually. During distance learning, they will not be 1:1 contacts.)
Anyone may refer a student (students, school counselors, teachers, parents).Students may request a PEER meeting through the counselors or the PEER desktop icon.Counselor meets with the recommended student to see if he or she would like to meet with PEER.If student agrees, a meeting is arranged.Meetings are held in private conference rooms in the counseling office.
Examples of Problems PEER Can Address
To request a confidential meeting with a PEER, see any teacher or school counselor. You may also email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.