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Greenwich Public Schools Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Events promote a safe school climate by fostering social-emotional skills in our students and reinforcing the District’s norms: Be Here, Be Safe, Be Honest, Care for Self and Others, Let Go and Move On.

2018-2019 SEL Events Flyer in English and Spanish.

Upcoming Mindfulness Retreats

Elementary K-5 Mindfulness Retreats 

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m at Hamilton Avenue Elementary School

Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Parkway Elementary School

2018-2019 SEL Events

APRIL 24 - LET GO AND MOVE ON

Let Go and Move On-Who is Your Superhero?

Promoting appreciation of and gratitude toward the people in our life who have a positive and lasting impact and help us move on in life.

 Students will take this opportunity to:

·  Talk about the most important people in their life, their parents, teachers, mentors, coaches, etc.

·  Talk about veterans and people in the community who keep us safe as superheroes who make a     difference in our community

·  Share the qualities that make those people special/personal Superheroes

·   Engaging in a practice of gratitude and appreciation toward the special people they identified

MARCH 25 - BE HONEST

SEPTEMBER 24 - BE HERE

“Be Here-What’s your Superpower?

Promoting self-growth and goal setting.
Students will take this opportunity to:

  • Reflect on their strengths and identify their super power and how they will use it to be successful during the school year.
  • Learn how to use their strengths to improve their challenges.
  • Brainstorm ways they can use their superpowers to make a difference in our community and the world

OCTOBER 24 - CARE FOR SELF AND OTHERS

Care For Self and Others: “I Am Here to Save the Day!”

Promoting self-advocacy, empathy and compassion.

 Students will take this opportunity to:

  • Learn how to advocate for themselves and help others.
  • Learn how to identify a need and offer help when needed.

JANUARY 24 - BE SAFE

BE SAFE- WITH POWER COMES RESPONSIBILITY 
Promoting safety and  teaching responsible decision making strategies. 

Students will take this opportunity to:

●      Learn that they are responsible for their own safety and the safety of others.

●      Think out their decisions carefully and deliberately to develop positive habits that will stay with them forever.

As an extension of the BE SAFE event we are hosting a community event on:

Saturday, February 2, 2019

from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

at Cos Cob Fire House

Parents and children can:   

       Meet the people who keep you safe:

Firefighters, Police Officers, and Paramedics

•       Enjoy free coffee, hot chocolate & cookies

•       Explore the fire and GEMS trucks and police cars

•       Try safety and rescue equipment

•       Get your picture taken and decorate your own picture frame

•       Get safety tips from the experts

•       Leave with a great memory

Be Safe Event Flyer in English and Spanish

Pictures Be Safe Event

Pictures - Be Here - What Is Your Superpower?

2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR DARE 2 CARE OVERVIEW

 For more details about the Dare 2 Care SEL initiative for 2017-2018 school year please click HERE.