New School Year, New Start

New School Year, New Start

Getting the school year off to a good start can influence our children’s attitude, confidence, and performance - both socially and academically. The beginning of the school year is a time of excitement and anticipation of new successes, friends, and adventures. However, even this exciting and positive transition from August to September requires an adjustment from the relaxation of summer to greater levels of activity and the structure and scheduling associated with the school year. Parents can help children manage the increased pace and stress of the academic year by planning ahead, being realistic, and maintaining a positive attitude.

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Bullying

Bullying

 

Bullying occurs when a student is repeatedly and knowingly harmed, psychologically or physically, by another student or a group. It may take the form of physical aggressions, verbal threats, intentional exclusion from a group, spreading rumors, menacing gestures, or repeated name calling. Bullying can occur in person or in writing, including online “cyberbullying” involving electronic communication.

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