The clubs meet with Sherry Swindler, school counselor, during the first month of school in order to make the transition to their new school as smooth as possible. Students discuss friendship skills, feelings associated with changing schools and newcomer tips to assist them in the adjustment process.
These are the members of the 2011-12 Little Mountain Newcomers’ Clubs.
Members of the first-grade Newcomers’ Club are, from left, Sheldon Joseph, Ella Morales, McKenzie Kinard and Kassadee Swittenburg.
Members of the second-grade Newcomers’ Club are, from left, River Merritt, Will Beasley, McKenna Buff, Jarin Roudybush, Dottie Jacobs, Phillip Woodruff and Sarah Smith.
Members of the third-grade Newcomers’ Club, from left, are Justin Spells, Trinity Joseph, Lyric Brooks and Dillon McGovern.
Members of the fourth- and fifth-grade Newcomers’ Club are, from left, Kentrell Caldwell, Xavier Holley, Zoee Merritt, Alexandria Nellenback, Jacob Woodruff, (standing) Katrina Holley and Jacob Coffey.