During the week of 8/21, Mrs. Holzum, Mrs. Lessem, and Mrs. Pinsky will be out of the office teaching in classrooms. Counselors will be on-call on Monday to provide support as needed. Tuesday-Friday, our school social worker Mrs. Campbell and one counselor (on a rotating basis) will be on-call for student emergencies.
During presentations this week, students will:
learn expectations for success during administration’s Town Hall meetings on Monday and Tuesday
meet their grade-level counselor during the Town Hall meetings
learn about safety and identify a school-based trusted person. This will occur on a rotating basis during Science classes Tuesday – Friday from School Resource Officer (SRO Thompson) and the grade-level counselor.
Next week (8/28-9/1), counselors will teach lessons to their grade level through social studies classes on a rotating basis. The first lesson will address Bullying/Suicide Prevention –stay posted next week for parent resources and information.
From January 23-27, 2017, RBSMS is participating in the national Great Kindness Challenge. Students have a list of kind acts they can perform on- and off-campus and can submit the list for prizes at the end of the week. Staff can initial acts they witness, or students can take selfies and post to RBSMS Facebook (@RBSMS) or to Twitter (@rbstewartms) using the hashtag #greatkindnesschallenge We’re so excited to see the positive effects of kindness!
1/23: Ms. Holzum and Ms. Pinsky presented live on the news to the students information about the Kindness Challenge
From Monday 11/28 – Friday 12/2, we celebrate our 5th annual Erase The Hate week, which promotes appreciating each person’s uniqueness and celebrating our rich diversity, regardless of backgrounds, race, religion, orientation or other differences. Morning news will feature messages of acceptance and appreciation for differences. On 12/1, all lunches will have the activity” I Won’t Stand For ____” and, on 12/2, Mix-It Up At Lunch.
Monday, October 24th- “Team Up To Be Drug Free”: Wear your favorite collegiate sports team attire.
Tuesday, October 25th- “Being Drug Free is My Super Power”: Dress like your favorite Super Hero.
Wednesday, October 26th- “Buddy Up Against Drugs”: Buddy up with a friend and dress like twins.
Thursday, October 27th- “Hair’s to a Drug Free Life”: Show your drug free spirit with wild hair.
Friday, October 28th- “Peace Out to Drugs”: Wear tie-dye and peace signs.
Monday, October 31st- “Bulldog Strong Against Drugs”: Show your bulldog pride and wear orange and black, our school colors.
We look forward to celebrating Red Ribbon Week’s focus on healthy, drug-free choices! Each day, your counselors will be on the morning announcements, put on special activities, will spotlight the natural high of famous athletes, artists, and musicians.