Bullying Prevention at Howard PS

Hello Parents/ Guardians:

At Howard PS we work hard in creating a safe and inclusive environment for our students.
Students have learned what bullying is and what steps to take if there is a problem.
We address bullying and promote a safe and caring climate  through the following activities:

Whole school activities:
*Morning announcements – Howard habits and Recess reminders
*Monthly character assemblies
*Partnership with Child Development Institute  – BOOST program and I am a great kid and Social Skill program
*Bike Rodeo / Rally
*Me to We Club – Social Justice
*Wellness Leaders initiatives
*Reading Club
*DPA equipment for Recess play – engages positive play

In Classroom Activities:

*Tribes program
*Second steps
*Minds Up Curriculum
*Character education
*Zones of regulation
*Visits from our community Officer Eric –  street safety, cyber safety, soft skills
*Reading Buddies
*Roots of Empathy

Please find a copy of our school Anti-Bullying Policy in the Howard Parent Handbook and in the Student Agenda.
Please contact your classroom teacher or Administration if you need  further information around this matter.

Yours in partnership,

Rosanna and Elizabeth