At Stone Middle, Jennifer Elrod, RN and Shirley Sanders, Nurse's Assistant, are on duty to take care of Stone Middle School students' health needs. The nurse's office is located in 'B-building' just around the corner from the Asst. Principal's office.
Let's work together to keep our students healthy! Remember to take your children in to see their regular family doctor for routine health screenings, annual checkups, and periodic immunizations.
Help stop the spread of communicable illnesses by teaching your children to wash their hands frequently and to use a tissue when coughing or sneezing, especially during cold and flu season.
Middle school students visit the library approximately every two weeks through Language Arts classes. Since library hours are 7:55 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily, students may also visit before school, during lunch, and briefly at the end of the day. In addition, students may use the library any time during the school day providing they have a signed note from their teacher giving them permission to be out of class. Contact Amanda Pierce, if you have any questions.
There are the two guidance counselors serving all students at Stone. Visiting counselors from an assortment of state and local agencies may also meet periodically with some of our students who demonstrate a need for more specific counseling services.
North Lamar Police Department
North Lamar ISD is fortunate to have four dedicated police officers on duty to serve and protect the students at all six of our campuses. Chief Boaz, Officer Akard, and Officer Dagenhart, and Officer Tuttle maintain direct contact with students to make them feel safe while at school, and to establish a rapport with them that will benefit the children and our local citizenry now and in the future. Contact Officer Dagenhart for issues related to Stone Middle School.
A variety of Special Education services are offered at Stone. Resource Room is for students who consistently struggle to learn in regular core classes. Some regular education students may benefit from frequent visits to the Inclusion room set up for each grade level where certified teachers or assistants offer help in understanding lessons and asssignments. Gifted and Talented students at Stone are served through optional Advanced level courses in the four core subjects. Students with severe learning disabilities may spend much of their day interacting with classmates in the E.C.C. program on the middle school campus. Check with a school counselor for more information about your child's participation in any of these Special Education programs.
Teachers in any NLISD dyslexia program must pass certification requirements through the Texas Scottish Rite program. Amy Bolton is the certified Dyslexia instructor for Stone Middle School. Her classroom is located just off the library and she may be contacted by phone at (903) 737-2041, extension 4021. She is usually on the middle school campus Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Speech, Vision, and Hearing Assistance
Students needing a Speech Pathologist or diagnostician will be served by the staff of Goodman Learning Center and members of the Region 8 Educational Co-op out of Pittsburg. Speech teachers visit the middle school campus on a weekly basis and usually meet with their students in a side room off the library.
Likewise, trained staff members serve children with visual or hearing impairments on a daily bases as they interact in their regularly scheduled classes. Special testing accommodations are provided as needed for these students as well.
Henington School Photography
Serving the Red River Valley for many years, Henington School Services out of Wolfe City provides most photographic services for the middle school campus. Owner Tom Wensel, or office manager Vicki Pease can be reached at 903-496-2231 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.