Haynes Military Families

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WELCOME

Welcome to Haynes Elementary School, Home of the Happy Hornets!  Being military-connected, we understand many of the challenges presented by military life, and we pride ourselves in providing our military students and families with the best resources and services.  Thank you for your service and we look forward to serving you! 

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Campus Military and Family Life Counselor (MFLC)

Provides a wide range of support for military children and youth, family members and staff who work with children by:

Engaging in activities with children and youth

  • Providing behavioral interventions in classrooms to assist staff in setting and managing boundaries.
  • Modeling behavioral techniques and providing feedback to staff.
  • Being available for parents and staff to discuss interactions with children and other concerns.
  • Facilitating psycho-educational groups.

Issues Addressed:

  • School adjustment
  • Deployment and separation
  • Reunion adjustment
  • Sibling and parent-child communication
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Fear, grief and loss

The campus has a military family life counselor on-site every day to help military children and their families be more successful at school. More information is available in our front office.

In addition, please feel free to contact our other counselors:

Jessica Hartman

Melissa Nettleingham

Amber Peterson

 

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Military Liaison

Contact Information

Melissa Nettleingham

254-336-6753

Melissa.nettleingham@killeenisd.org

Jessica Hartman

254-336-6785

Jessica.hartman@killeenisd.org

Duties

  • Welcome new military families to Haynes Elementary School.
  • Provide support and resources for military families; Connect new families to school MFLC.
  • Facilitate new military student popcorn socials.
  • Select and train military-connected students to be military ambassadors.
  • Collaborate with the MFLC to organize military lunch groups for all military-connected students Pre-K-5.
  • Advocate to school leadership in regard to transitional issues faced by military families.
  • Support military ambassadors in welcoming new military-connected students to the campus.
  • Attend training and professional development to better understand how to support military-connected students.
  • Advocate for programs that will benefit military family members.
  • Partner with our Adopt-A-Unit to support our military families.
  • Facilitate events during the Month of the Military Child that show appreciation and celebrate our military-connected students for all their sacrifices.
Military and Family Life Counselor (MFLC) Information