All posts by Amy Pinsky

9/26 Erase The Hate: Flip Negatives to Positives

Today’s theme:  Sometimes what we think of as our weaknesses are actually strengths — it’s all how you look at it.

Today’s news and video: https://youtu.be/ktXO5AUVKzo

Today’s teacher-led ACT time activity:  view video of Kid President

Today’s Remind messages: 

9/25 Erase The Hate: Meanness Visible

 Erase The Hate Week is RBSMS’ annual event celebrating everyone’s uniqueness and appreciating differences with daily different themes, videos, and activities to help us all build the best school climate possible!

9/25’s theme:  Meanness Visible:  don’t judge people by their appearances.  All lunches have an activity in the cafeteria, including pledges to #JustSayHello #seeTheFaceNotTheRace #SeeTheAbleNotTheLabel and #EraseTheHateRBSMS

Counselors on the news and today’s video

Today’s Remind:

9/24 Erase The Hate: Power of the Bystander — Different is Cool!

Erase The Hate Week is RBSMS’ annual event celebrating everyone’s uniqueness and appreciating our differences. Starting 9/21-10/1, each day has a different theme, video, and activities to help us al build the best school climate possible!

Monday 9/24’s theme:  Power of the Bystander — Different is Cool!

Today’s Remind messages, news message & video, ACT time video, and teacher-led ACT discussion all focused on the power of the bystander to intervene (4D’s were taught during Counselor lessons: Direct the bully to stop, Distract the bully, Delegate an adult to intervene, Delay – check back on victim, ensure they’re ok.

 

 

 

9/21 Erase The Hate: Start With Hello

Erase The Hate Week is our annual event celebrating everyone’s uniqueness and appreciating our differences.  We’re celebrating this year from Friday 9/21 daily through Monday 10/1 with a different theme, video, and activities each day to help us build the best school climate possible!

Friday 9/21:  Start With Hello! https://youtu.be/xn6kmhNdcYg

Here’s Ms. Reagan’s class showing everyone #JustSayHelloRBSMS

 

National Suicide Prevention Week 2018

Image result for suicide prevention text talk 741741The 2018 National Suicide Prevention Week is September 10-14.  Counselors will teach in Social Studies classrooms direct instruction on managing feelings, using social skills to resolve conflict, and on strengthening coping skills.  Students will be provided with a information on many healthy ways to cope with feelings, situations, and conflicts.

Schedule of Lessons

Monday 9/10: Mr. Meyers’ classes, Mr. Loth’s classes
Tuesday 9/11: Mr. Alexander’s classes, Mr. Vipperman’s classes
Wednesday 9/12: Ms. Singleton’s classes, Ms. Williams’ classes
Thursday 9/13: Mr. Bailey’s classes, Ms. Erdmann’s classes
And…
Friday 9/14: Progress Reports for Q1 go home

 

Welcome Back students!!

Please join us in celebrating Mrs. Banks’ return to RBSMS!  She will support 7th grade students, families, and staff.

Mrs. Lessem moves up with her students to support 8th grade students and facilitate the articulation process to high school… more information will be provided in Quarter 2.

Mrs. Pinsky is excited to welcome 6th grade (Class of 2025) to RBSMS and will support students and families in the transition to secondary school.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out!