Bully Prevention Month is well underway

Bully Prevention Month is well underway

Our bully prevention month is underway.  The students are learning about bullying and what to do about bullying through classroom lessons and morning announcements.

Our Motto this month is “Don’t be a bully, be a STAR!” S-tand T-ogether A-ct  R-esponsibly

Our bully song can be found at this website and it is from a  great story called “Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns about Bullies”  that I have been sharing in the classrooms with grades K-2.  www.youtube.com/watch?v-QfYdShEdUTA.  Practice the song with your child. Enjoy! It is a “catchy” one!

Starting this Wednesday, Oct. 7th and going through next Friday, Oct. 16th-Classroom with be competing in a Door Decorating Contest for bullying.  The winning class in grades K-2 and 3-5 will win an extra recess and special snack.

About Jennifer D. Woody

Hello! I am the part-time school counselor at Echo Lake this year along with full-time counselor, Julie Williams. I am from East Tennesse. I have my undergraduate degree in psychology from Mars Hill University (near Asheville, NC) and my graduate degree in counseling education from VCU. I have been in Richmond since 1999 and I have seven years experience as a school counselor. I spent one year at Longan Elementary and six years at Johnson Elementary both in Henrico County. I have three children and have been a stay-at-home mom for the past five years. My children are all elementary age; 3rd grade, 1st grade and Kindergarten and now is the time to return to what I love doing by easing in as a part-time counselor. I look forward to getting to know staff, students, and Echo Lake families. This is a wonderful school and community! I am at Echo Lake part-time. I am here full day on Tuesdays and Thursdays and half day on Fridays. I have started classroom guidance lessons in Kindergarten and Ist grade classes. We are learning how to be good students by listening carefully, always working hard and paying attention. I am the contact person for the International Baccalaureate Program at Moody Middle School for rising 5th graders. I am here for all students. I can see individual students from parent and teacher referral. I am happy to work with your child(ren).

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