Each year the NSCW celebrates and shines a spotlight on effective education options for all children. Every year, in January, thousands of events take place across our nation, bringing positive attention to the importance of high-performing schools like ours.
The Brownstone School is delighted to participate in this year's event and are happy to schedule a full week of celebraton. The students will have an opportunity to be apart of our nations largest eduacation-related celebration in U.S. history. Take a look at our planned events:
Monday, January 27th- Poster Contest representing Academic Hopes & Dreams
Tuesday, January 28th- School choice “Going Green” field trip to the Meadowlands Environmental Center; social skills board games for the younger students
Wednesday, January 29th- Wear your favorite sports shirt, all sports day, student’s take on staff (kindergarten-4th grade); ice cream social (re-cap 1st half of year)
Thursday, January 30th- Crazy hat day, students take on staff in a sports activity (5th grade-8th grade)
Friday, January 31st- Student of the Month Assembly, hot chocolate and cookies with parents/guardians
Character Education- RESPECT!
The week of October 7th has been designated as the “Week of Respect” for all schools. During the Week of Respect, the Brownstone School and BCSS will be conducting several activities that encourage respect and discourage bullying throughout the schools. Our “Week of Respect” will include the following activities:
- throughout the school
-Each student is to cut out a “leaf” on which he/she will write something they will do to show respect for themselves and others. Each leaf will be placed on the “Respect Tree” posted in the main hall.
-Bully Prevention Poster Contest- All students are invited to participate by creating a poster using the word R-E-S-P-E-C-T have each student come up with word/s that begin with that letter. Use words that define anti-bullying, safety, and self-respect
-Classrooms will also keep a tally of “good deeds” that students perform all week. The classroom with the most deeds will win an extra gym class the following week
Violence Prevention Week
The week of October 21st has been designated as “Violence Prevention Week” for all schools. During this week the Brownstone School will be coordinating activities that encourage students to support: safe schools, conflict resolution, and diversity amongst students. Our “Violence Prevention week” will include the following activities:
Violence Prevention Poster Contest- All students are invited to participate by creating a poster displaying anti-violence pictures or slogans. 1st,2nd and 3rd place prizes will be selected by the Child Study Team
“Make a Difference Day/Helping Hands”- Teachers will guide students on how they can contribute to helping others while making a difference in their own life.