October is Bully Prevention Month. We are celebrating with learning about Acceptance

October is Bully Prevention Month. We are celebrating with learning about Acceptance

October is Bully prevention month and we’re celebrating as a school with Acceptance and an Acceptance Program.  Our theme this month is “This is Me!”  the song from the movie The Greatest Showman.   October 17th will be our Acceptance Program at 8:30am.  We will be having choreographers teach us a dance to the song along with hearing an Acceptance Skit from our 5th grade DramaRama group.  Nutzy the Squirrel will be joining us for the fun.

In addition to the program, I am teaching acceptance in the classrooms grades K-5 with our alien friend “Z” and lesson about peer relationships.

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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