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Monthly Archive for November, 2008

The children of Ms. McNally and Mrs. DePietro’s class completed a Social Studies project to learn how difficult life was for the settlers long ago.   Using materials available in nature, the settlers had to build their own shelter and make their own food and clothing.  To understand the effort this took, the students made their own […]

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In honor of Bullying Awareness Week we wanted to share with you the newest addition to our bullying program.  This year we are beginning a new bully-free campaign entitled Bully-Busting Curriculum: Six Essential Lessons for Grades K-12. This curriculum is sponsored by the NJ State Bar Foundation www.njsbf.org. Committed to promoting violence prevention, the Bar […]

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Mrs. McAvoy’s second grade class is thankful for many things.  They completed a multistep project to share their ideas with you.  In the computer lab, the students used MaxPaint to draw a turkey.  Next, they typed statements of thankfulness.  Lastly, each student recorded their thoughts in the Photo Story project below.  Turkey Photo Story

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What is Mediation?   Mediation is a way to settle differences caused by misunderstandings, name-calling, gossip, teasing and arguing.  A neutral mediator helps students in conflict to talk about the problem and cooperatively work out their differences in a way that satisfies both parties.  Mediation is a win-win process.   Who are the Mediators?   […]

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