Our October school-wide assembly focussed on anti-bullying and the grade 5 - 8 communities all had a follow-up session in each community by Ms. Rosa, school Principal. It was an opportunity to speak to
the students about being great leaders.
we spoke about:
- The difference between Peer Conflict, Mean Behaviour and Bullying
- The four types of bullying
with examples in the school world.
- Bullying no longer being a 9
- 3:30 affair, as experienced in the past. It is now a 24/7 issue because of the
- How the online world leaves a
footprint and can ultimately affect your future career.
- What kids can do https://www.stopbullying.gov/kids/what-you-can-do/index.html
- Treat everyone with respect
- What to do if you are
- Protecting yourself from
- Stand Up for Others
- Get Involved by being a
Canadian site http://www.erasebullying.ca/index.php
has it all, including Information for parents:
realize how much I didn't know when I clicked on Internet Slang -- http://www.erasebullying.ca/parents/parents-helpful-guide.php
spent time speaking about standing up to bullies. Please watch this three minute video released
just days ago by Burger King and an anti-bullying organization. It has gone viral for good reason.
BURGER KING | Bullying Jr. (please click on link -- this video is worth watching).
I asked that students remember to never photograph, video or livestream others
without their permission. In fact, at
any hockey related event, the use of the camera and live streaming is not
To sign up for messages (notifications) from your child's community, please follow these instructions:
Go to the Main Menu
Click on Contacts
Click on the name of your child's Learning Community (from the list of all the communities)
Click on the name of the Learning Community (where the teacher names are listed)
Click on the "Alerts" button at the bottom right had corner of the screen
Turn on "Notifications"
From that point on, you will receive notifications from your child's teachers with reminders from that pod only.
Entering Kindergarten Next Year?
If your child is born in 2013 and planning to attend Norma Rose Point Kindergarten, come to a meeting at 5:00pm on Nov. 15. Bring your child(ren) age 3 and over -- a performer has been hired to entertain and some of our older students will babysit.