Category: Guidance

PERSEVERANCE – March WORD of the Month

PERSEVERANCE Related traits – diligence, patience “Most people fail not because they lack ability, intelligence or opportunity, but they fail because they didn’t give it all they got.”   Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Perseverance is sticking to a purpose or aim.

COURAGE – January’s WORD of the Month

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”    — Walt Disney Courage means being brave in difficult times. It’s doing the right thing even when others don’t. Courage is following your conscience rather than

TOLERANCE – December’s WORD of the Month

“We could learn a lot from crayons: some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors …but they all have to learn to live in the same box.”      — Author

HONESTY – February’s WORD of the Month

Related traits – truthfulness, loyalty, integrity   “ No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.” – Abraham Lincoln   Honesty is having the inner strength to be truthful, trustworthy, and honest in all things. It

RESPECT – October’s WORD of the Month

“Children may close their ears to advice, but open their eyes to example.”  -unknown Respect – How to teach it and how to show it One of the most important things you can teach your child is respect. Keep in

CITIZENSHIP – November’s WORD of the Month

“How wonderful it is that nobody need to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world” – Anne Frank Related Traits – Patriotism, Sportsmanship  Citizenship means being an active member of your community. (Community can be your; world,

Character Education / The WORD of the Month

The WORD of the Month To help us work together in strengthening the character of our students, we want you to be aware of the values and character traits we will be encouraging and teaching as we continue to promote our

Respect For All Week

Respect For All Week Random Acts of Kindness Week February 11-15, 2019 https://www.randomactsofkindness.org/ http://schools.nyc.gov/RulesPolicies/RespectforAll/default.htm “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted” -Aesop  This week PS 69 will be focusing on the importance of promoting respect for

No Name Calling Week January 14-18, 2019

Words Can Hurt and Words Can Heal Celebrate Kindness http://www.glsen.org/nonamecallingweek http://wordscanheal.com/default.htm We’ve all hear the words “Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me”, but this is not always true. When people say unkind things

College Awareness Day January 2019

Becoming College and Career Ready PS 69 Q will be acknowledging College Awareness Day on January 11. Students will be sent home with an activity that they can complete and return for a chance at a prize.  Staff and students

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