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    Welcome to FAD's School

    Counseling Website! 


    Please visit my school counseling E-Learning Website for Social Emotional Lessons and Additional Resources. 

    Mrs. Pepe's E-Learning Page


    I will be available for check-ins over the summer with 

    Summer Zoom Lunch Chats 

    July 6, July 30, and August 20 from 11-11:30am

    To RSVP please email me for the Zoom Link and Password

    Talk Soon

    School Counselor: Mrs. Mary Pepe
    Email ID: mpepe
    Phone Number: (908) 284-7542
    Guidance Office: Rm 5B
    My name is Mary Pepe and I am the School Counselor at Francis A Desmares Elementary School.
    As a School Counselor, my primary responsibility is to promote the academic, personal, and social development of all students.
    During the school year I will…
    ..meet with students individually and in small groups, which can be initiated by the  student(s) or requested by a parent or teacher.
    ..run Lunch Bunches.
    ..teach classroom lessons from the Second Step curriculum.
    ..consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and community agencies.
    ..serve as Desmares' Anti-Bullying Specialist.
    Please feel         frsmileee to contact me with any questions or concerns