- Week of Oct. 15th - Oct. 24th: Celebrate "My Drive" to improve seat belt usage for all passengers
- Week of Respect
- Pen-pals with a tribe in Africa
- Study of the Holocaust and persecution during WWII
- School Violence and week of Respect and Kindness
- Cyber Bullying workshop
- Teen Leadership Group from the HS work with Elementary
and Junior High students focusing on anti-bullying and character
- Individual elementary schools hold cultural
- South Asian Club
- O Ambassadors/Club and Heritage Day
O Ambassadors Club for middle school
- African American Awareness Class
- Red Cross Service Club
- Real Diversity Training
& Bullying training workshops on myth and stereotypes offered.
- Middle School
Global Studies interdisciplinary assessment: students develop proposals based
on global human rights to be evaluated and presented
- High School
developing Global Educational Certificate with intense community service
- Diversity groups and classroom presentations developed by students
Jersey City Learning Community Charter School
- Diversity Club's Diversity conference
- Diversity Council Clubs in Middle School
- October 28, 2014: Mix It Up Day
- December, 2014: World holiday customs assembly
- "Invisible Knapsack" dialogues
- Monthly Tributes (Latino-American Heritage, Native American Heritage, Women's History, Black History, Pacific Islander, etc.)
- Rachel's Challenge to promote tolerance and create a venue for communication about diversity
- School wide program initiative on diversity
Living Voices: "Our Revolution" about African Americans fighting for colonists during the American Revolution
- Day of Silence to bring awareness of bullying to LGBT students. Pledge of all-day silence ended with a pizza party.
- Money raised (staff wore denim) for Edison shelter for battered women
- “Do the Right
Awareness Training is being provided to entire staff
Wear Blue for Anti-bullying day
Acts: Students are recognized for doing kind, helpful, awesome things
without being asked.
month has a theme. A character trait is an assembly each month where
students are recognized for showing the month’s characteristics
- “Character Club” – Mix it Up Day, Darfur
- “PEACE by
Piece” project (anti-violence/anti-drug): Spirit week to stomp out
drugs/violence, assembly with guest speaker
- “Mix it Up”
celebration of diversity
- Fernbrook Elementary School in Randolph “Celebrates
Unity” in their school all year long. “Fernbrook School Together We Are One”.
To honor all heritages and celebrate pride in a diversified school,each grade researches history, geography and cultures of different countries and shares their learning
See It and Repeat It TV Spots shown weekly through WRMS to promote good character in school and community. Find the PSA spots at www.values.com
- “iposters” show positive activities going on throughout the school.
- 5th grade orientation: Spanish speaking parents invited to meet with a bilingual administrator.
- Elementary school wide rules: Respect for Self, Respect for Others, Respect for the Environment and common character traits: Cooperation, Assertion, Responsibility, EMPATHY, and Self Control. (CARES)
- SMILE box (anonymous reporting mechanism for students’ concerns), anti-bullying awareness lessons, lunch bunch with the counselor.
International Dinner event was a success! Funds were divided between sister school Enough Project and Red Cross for Nepal.
- J. Prendergast (Enough Project) visited a class on Holocaust studies and also the MECC Club.
- Two Holocaust courses offered to local teachers
- Amistad Club
- March 2015: TransAtlantic Slave Trade
- I Am Leadership group
Scotch Plains Fanwood
- Diversity Council Committee hosted "Diversity Day" after school. Students had opportunity to taste traditional foods and experience traditional crafts from different countries.
- Bullying In-service
- Violence prevention week
- Assembly with Morristown PD on violence
- Accountability for Actions: Choices and
Decisions – Teaching How to be proactive
when faced with adversity
"Diversity Rocks" club
- National SEED Project
- Monthly seminars
- Student Leadership Organization: donated decorated boxes filled with meals to local food bank, and to Hands of Hope,
a local organization helping families in need.
- Annual run/walk/volleyball event also raised funds for families in need.
2 periods a month working with students with autism
"Strive For 5" activities: highlights 5 character traits (honesty, respect, responsibility, service, kindness)
SummitWatchung Hills Regional High School
- Blues in America
project in African American history classes as major cultural contribution
student led initiatives
- Holocaust and
Genocide project with student presentations on modern genocides
West New York
- "Teacher Prejudice Reduction" freshman class
Want to know more about these programs or other exciting things happening in NJ districts? Email Janice Kroposky at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!