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Wellness classes are taught by our school counselor, Mr. Stevenson.

Lego Mindstorms EV3

posted Sep 12, 2017, 3:43 PM by Jason Stevenson   [ updated Sep 12, 2017, 3:54 PM ]

Introduction to Programming - Lego Mindstorms EV3 - developed by the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy to teach core computer programming logic and reasoning skills using Lego EV3 robots. Contains a sequence of 10 projects organized around key robotics and programming concepts.

How to Help With Hurricane Harvey

posted Aug 29, 2017, 5:47 PM by Jason Stevenson   [ updated Sep 12, 2017, 3:55 PM ]

Children/Families

  1. Driscoll Children’s Hospital is taking in evacuated children from the NICU in hospitals throughout the Houston area. Toy wish list.

  2. Texas Diaper Bank is providing diapers and other essentials for young children and infants. You can provide a cash donation.

  3. ** Save the Children is directly helping displaced children and families on the ground in the area and is asking for donations to help on-site workers. Hurricane Harvey Fact Sheet

  4. Junior League of New Orleans Diaper Bank will be helping Hurricane Harvey victims through accepting donations to their own diaper bank. A complete list of the needs of this charity can be found on their Amazon Wish List.


Pets/Animals

  1. Austin Pets Alive, an Austin shelter, has been transporting as many shelter animals as possible out of affected areas.

  2. Houston Humane Society is helping to care for and shelter pets in the area.

  3. Animal Defense League of Texas is providing shelter for animals in Hurricane Harvey’s path.

  4. SPCA of Texas

  5. ** Humane Society of the United States


General

  1. ** The American Red Cross is providing shelters for those displaced by Harvey, and it has thousands of volunteers on the ground in the state.

  2. Greater Houston Community Foundation

  3. ** The Salvation Army

  4. ** United Way

  5. Feeding Texas

  6. GlobalGiving Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund will provide relief to survivors in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance to help residents recover and rebuild.

Bullying Survey

posted Nov 30, 2016, 12:22 PM by Jason Stevenson   [ updated Sep 12, 2017, 3:56 PM ]

Students in the 3rd and 4th grades will complete a bullying survey this week in wellness class. The purpose of this survey is to assess bullying behaviors and our school climate. This data will be used to measure the effectiveness of our current practices and guide future intervention efforts. Topics include:

  • Frequency and types of bullying behavior
  • Adult and peer response to bullying
  • Locations where bullying is more likely to occur 
  • Staff perceptions and attitudes about bullying
  • Aspects of the school or community that may support or help stop bullying
  • Student perception of safety


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