Staff members volunteer to spend some time each week with a student who might from developing a supportive relationship with another adult. Mentors give their students, known as mentees, the kind of encouragement and understanding that builds a child's self confidence and independence. Mentoring provides children with other caring adults their news and concerns with.
CHARACTER EDUCATION BARNEGAT C.A.R.E.S.
This program highlights monthly character traits. Teachers use a Character Education Curriculum that provides activities to reinforce the character traits for the school year. Students who demonstrate the character trait of the month are awarded in their classrooms as well as in grade level assemblies.
Community Circle is a special time where children gather with their homeroom teacher to discuss the monthly character trait. They listen to stories, learn poems, and participate in short activities to promote the character trait. It is also a time to develop friendships within the classroom because children are encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas with the group.
SAFE: SAFETY AWARENESS FOR EVERYONE
This program teaches children about personal safety. The material is presented through age appropriate District approved videos and group activities. Children learn about personal space, inner strength, and safe people to turn to.
Bully Prevention Committee
This committee consists of 16 Fourth Graders and 16 Fifth Graders.
The group present lessons and activities to all grades during the school year that promote respect and friendship.
Leaders in Training
The Leaders in Training is a group of 10 Fifth Graders. They create service projects to help the community.
SERVICES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Individual & Group Counseling Services
Parent Referral Services
Classroom Lessons on Bullying & Harassment, Friendship and other topics
Bully Prevention Committee Director
Leaders in Training Advisor
Intervention & Referral Services Coordinator
504 Plan Coordinator
Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Coordinator
School Safety Team Coordinator
NJ State Testing Facilitator