October 7-11, 2013
Monday
School Assembly:  Mrs. Villani narrates a story about bullying. Staff volunteers act out story for children.  Video  "Dusty the Dragon" talks about Jungle Bullies.
Tuesday
Teachers read book "Billy the Bully", a counting book about friends lost and won again through kindness and friendship.   Book is read during "Whooo's Reading?"
Wednesday
PACO the Puppet [an interactive video program] talks to the children about bullies and their behaviors. PACO can be shown to students during "Good Morning PACO".
Thursday
Teachers read book "When Small is Tall." It  is actually 3 different tales  of animals who, despite their small size, prove themselves very helpful and valuable to their fellow creatures. Book is read during "Whooo's Reading?"
Friday
Review of week's lessons and help children practice the "Dignity Stance". (Stand tall, head held high, hands by side, eye contact, speak clearly and calmly.) This is practiced whenever  child wishes to express  feelings or wishes.
 Practice daily the "KINDNESS PLEDGE":
I PROMISE ON THIS DAY                     
TO BE KIND IN EVERY WAY                   
TO EVERYONE, BIG AND SMALL
This pledge is recited daily throughout the school following the "Pledge of Allegiance".