A Successful and FUN Bully Walk!

A Successful and FUN Bully Walk!

We had a great time celebrating Bully Prevention Month here at “The Park”!  Our motto was “Take a Stand, Lend a Hand”.  Students in each classroom received a hand to decorate with how to stop bullying. Classroom lessons were taught by Mrs. Woody and Mrs. Tate.  Students learned 3 steps to stop a bully:

  1.  Be Brave
  2. Tell the bully to please “stop”
  3. Go tell an adult

Students also learned the difference between joking, teasing and bullying as well as the difference between upstander and bystander.  We had trivia questions some mornings on the announcements and also celebrated as a school with our 2nd annual Bully Free Walk.  Below are pictures from our decorated  bulletin board after our walk and decorated hands to celebrate our theme “Take a Stand, Lend a Hand.”

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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