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Timber Ridge will be hosting a Career Day for 3rd - 5th grade students on May 16, 2016 from 8:15 - 11:15. Kindergarten through Second Grade will participate in Career on Wheels on May 23, 2016 from 8:30 -10:30. Each event allows the students to learn about a variety of careers and bring a greater awareness to the students about potential careers, what education/training is necessary to prepare for the career, and what the work environment is like. Career on Wheels and Career Day are additional activities used in conjunction with classroom career counseling lessons taught by Ms. Maxwell and... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2016 at School Counselors
Students in first and second grade learned the difference between TATTLING and TELLLING. The first grade students saw the story "Don't Squeal If It's Not a Big Deal". They had an opportunity to sort situations into SQUEAL (which is TELLING) and NO SQUEAL (which is TATTLING). Each class received a reminder poster of when it is appropriate to TELL or SQUEAL. Students in second grade heard the story "Tattle Tongue". The students were given different descriptions of situations and they had to use their Tattle Tongue card to indicate whether it was tattling or telling. Each class also received a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at School Counselors
During these next two weeks 1st grade and 2nd grade students will learn what qualities contribute to a successful friendship and what qualities may push friends away. First grade will hear the story "How to Lose All Your Friends" and second grade will hear "Making Friends Is An Art" Check with your students to learn which behaviors attract friends! Check out the Timber Ridge eFlash to see who has been nominated this month for Increase the Peace and Caught with Character!! Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2015 at School Counselors
First and second Grade students will learn how to be Bucket Fillers at the beginning of September. First grade will hear the story "Have You Filled a Bucket Today?" by Carol McCloud and second grade will hear "How Full is Your Bucket? for Kids" by Tom Rath. Each class will discuss ways to become Bucket Fillers and how to avoid being a Bucket Dipper. Third grade will also receive a bucket filling lesson; and fourth and fifth grade will review the importance of "bucket filling". These lessons tie into our Increase the Peace program and students will be reminded how... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2015 at School Counselors
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