GOAL 2 – Recognizing Strengths/Interests

To provide a school culture that recognizes and nurtures the strengths and interests of each child

  • Continue to offer the CHOICES program
    • 3 6-week sessions per year
  • Celebrating Our Strengths assemblies – monthly and year-end
    • EVERY child is recognized at one point during the year
    • Invite parents to assemblies for 2011-2012
    • Students to complete their own strength posters for display in hall
  • Grade 6 Honouring Ceremony
    • teacher speaks about 3 strengths and/or interests of each grade 6 child.
    • Students encouraged to self-identify their strengths.
    • Parents invited to semi-formal school-leaving ceremony
  • Continue local First Nation Honouring Ceremonies
    • Grade K/1/2, 3/4, 5/6 – each student recognized for their strengths
    • parents/families invited for lunch and ceremony
  • School-wide Identity Day every 1-2 years
    • Identity posters, crests
  • Teachers encourage students to bring their strengths into their learning
    • Physically, emotionally, socially, &/or academically
    • Strength/interest inventory of students at start of year
  • Continue to encourage participation in extra-curricular
    • Knitting, First Nation Drumming and Singing, Choir, Athletics, Dance
  • Student Leadership
    • CHOICES, First Nation Drumming, student voice
    • Student mentors, buddies, classroom support
    • Student primary supervisors
    • Student-led activities

About cwejr

K-6 Elementary School in Agassiz, British Columbia. Principal: Chris Wejr

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