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CHARACTER VALUE TIP FOR JUNE: COMMITMENT

COMMITMENT

I am a committed person because:

I always do my best and strive for excellence.

I am willing to risk failure for a worthy goal.

I am self disciplined

I make sure to learn from my mistakes and failures.

I try to see the big picture and think long term.

I set goals and stay focused.

I don’t give up just because things seem difficult.

I don’t procrastinate.

 

 

 

 

CHARACTER VALUE TIP FOR MAY: TEAMWORK

 

 

TEAMWORK

To be a part of a team you must be a team player. Here are some of the ways team mates treat each other:

 Team mates listen to each other.

 Team Mates don't put each other down or hurt each other's feelings.

 Team mates try to understand each other's feelings and moods.

 Team Players help each other solve problems.

 Team players give each other compliments.

 Team players can disagree without hurting each other.

 Team players are dependable.

 Team players respect each other.

 Team players are trustworthy.

 Team players give each other room to change.

 Team players care about each other.

NJ ASK Science Schedule
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Grade 4 NJ ASK Science Assessment
Wednesday, May 31st
Thursday, June 1st (Make-Up)
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CHARACTER VALUE TIP FOR APRIL: SELF DISCIPLINE
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The definition of self discipline is as follows: 

Self discipline is the disciplined training of ones self with some kind of self improvement in mind. This is a trait used by athletes, artists and musicians and should be used by students in the same way. There is also an important underlying theme of self control. For personal happiness and social harmony we need to act and speak appropriately.

Here are some tips for working towards self discipline:
  1. Keep your personal space neat and organized.
  2. Throw away things that you really have NO use for.
  3. Practice self control when you get really angry.
  4. Do your chores and your homework WITHOUT being asked.
  5. Keep your promises to your family and to yourself!
  6. Express your feelings with appropriate words and or actions

HOW TO SET GOALS

 

1. Define the goal.*

2. Outline the steps needed to achieve it.

3. Consider possible blocks and ways of dealing with them.

4. Set deadlines.

*Not every wish can be a goal. For instance, you may wish you could live and stay young forever, but since there's nothing you can do to make that happen, it could never be considered a goal.

In order for something to be a goal, you must have self discipline! Remember these key points!

 It has to be important to you, personally.

 It has to be within your power to make it happen through your own actions.

 It has to be something you have a reasonable chance of achieving.

 It must be clearly defined and have a specific plan of action.

Looking forward to a great 2016-2017 School year
Welcome Back School 2 Eagles! 

I hope you're all enjoying the last few drops of summer vacation. I'm looking forward to seeing some bright, happy, well-rested faces. smiley Below are just some of the guidance programs we will be running this year: 

•WINGS Program 
Lunch Aides
Peer Mediators
SADD
•Class Ambassadors
•Social Skills Group
•Friendship group
•New Student Group
•Divorce Group
•One-to-One Counseling
•Kindergarten and Grade 6 Buddy Program

And much more...

If there is any group you would like your child to join, please feel free to contact me. 

Ms. DeSheplo 
School 2 Guidance Counselor
201-585-4630 x2503
adesheplo@flboe.com
PARCC Testing information
December 10th, 2014

Dear Parent/Guardian:

In the spring of 2015, the New Jersey Department of Education will begin to administer the PARCC assessment to students in grades three through eleven. The PARCC assessment is an electronic assessment designed to measure student proficiency in Language Arts and Mathematics, as defined by the Common Core Standards. This two-part computer assessment will replace the NJASK Mathematics and the NJASK Language Arts in grades three through eight. It will also replace the HPSA Mathematics and HSPA Language Arts in grade eleven. The NJASK Science in grades four and eight, as well as the NJ Biology Competency test at the high school level, will continue throughout the 2014-2015 school year. 

The first part of the computer based assessment, the Performance Based portion, will be administered to Fort Lee students between March 2nd & March 27th. The second part of the assessment, the End of Year portion, will be administered between April 27th & May 22nd for students in grade three through eight, and between April 20th & May 15th for students in grade nine through eleven. In both the Performance Based and End of Year PARCC assessment, the Language Arts section consists of three assessments, and the Mathematics portion consists of two assessments. Specific dates and times for each grade level within these date ranges will be provided once each school finalizes their schedule. Our Administrative Team will also be hosting PARCC Parent Nights in the end of January. Please check our website for updated information. 

To learn more about the PARCC Assessment please visit: 

http://www.parcconline.org/for-parents (PARCC information for parents)
http://www.parcconline.org (Sign up for online newsletter)
http://practice.parcc.testnav.com (Practice tests)
http://www.corestandards.org/ (Common Core Standards website)


Sincerely, 
Lauren Carrubba
Director of School Counseling Services
Red Ribbon Week 10/27-10/31
 RED RIBBON WEEK 

Monday (10/27)- “I’m too bright for drugs.” 
Wear sunglasses to school.

Tuesday (10/28)- We are Crazy about being drug free- 
Crazy Hairstyle Day.

Wednesday (10/29)- Put a Cap on drugs day- 
Wear your craziest hat, bandana, or headband.

Thursday (10/30)- Red out day.
Wear red to school.

Friday (10/31)- Halloween.
Wear your best costume.
week of respect
WEEK of RESPECT
10/6 – 10/10

Monday: World-wide Bullying Prevention Day- Blue Shirt Day
Wear a Blue Shirt to school to show you are standing up against bullying.

Tuesday: Twin (Tues) Day: 
Find someone to dress like to show that 
You’re BUDDIES not Bullies. 

Wednesday: “Whisper Wednesday” 
Students will talk in a whisper all day to show that yelling doesn’t solve anything.

Thursday: Take a walk in someone else’s shoes”
Students will wear 2 different shoes to school to emphasize the importance of EMPATHY (or walking in someone else’s shoes.)

Friday“I’m a ‘JEAN-ius’ by making good choices. Wear Jeans to school to show you make good choices
Welcome Back School 2 Eagles
Looking forward to the 2014-2015 School Year
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Hope you and your children had a great summer! We are looking forward to seeing their bright and happy faces in September. Here are just a few of the guidance programs that we will be starting soon:

W.I.N.G.S. Program
Peer Mediation
Lunch Aides
S.A.D.D.
Student Ambassador
Social Skills Groups
One-to-one counseling
Girl’s Group

Should you have any questions, I invite you to contact me at the beginning of the school year.

Aimee DeSheplo
Guidance Counselor
School #2