October is Bullying Prevention Month
On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, the Moraga School District Governing Board approved Resolution 18-14, in support of October - Bulling Prevention Month. Moraga School District schools rely on promoting and teaching the Life Skills, a District-wide program, to prevent bullying. School sites also implement other programs, such as iKind, Speak Up Be Safe, Safe School Ambassadors, Soul Shoppe Assemblies, Where Everyone Belongs, positive reinforcement recognition, Mindset Matters, Red Ribbon Week activities and more. The vision of the Moraga iKind Project is to promote civility and compassion in our community, so please join their efforts and sign the pledge to Promote and Value Kindness, Treat All People with Respect, Show Compassion and Honesty and Demonstrate Courage. Pledge forms are available at each school site. Pictured left to right - Board members Heather O'Donnell, Jim Obsitnik, President Nickens, Vice President Severy, Joe Rosenbaum and Superintendent Burns.
On Wednesday, September 13, 2017 the Moraga Town Council approved a Proclamation declaring October 2017 as Bullying Prevention Month. The proclamation encourages Moraga schools, students, parents, park and recreation programs, religious institutions, and community organizations to engage in a variety of awareness and prevention activities designed to make our community safer for all children and adolescents. Pictured are Pictured are Councilmember Kymberleigh Korpus, Mayor Teresa Onoda, iKind Representative Wendell Baker, Vice Mayor Roger Wykle, Councilmember Dave Trotter. (Not pictured Councilmember Jeanette C. Fritzky)
Safe School Resolutions
"...unequivocal committment to ensuring a welcoming and safe educational environment for ALL students and employees."
The Moraga School District also updated their Mission Statement and added the following Core Value:
We are committed to embracing and valuing diversity and inclusion of all students, parents, faculty, and staff. By creating a school climate that is respectful, supportive and appreciative of all differences, we believe our students will be enriched and better prepared to enjoy, contribute, and thrive in any environment.
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Moraga School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent
JM Spring Fling
Pledges were collected at our booth with the help of volunteers from JM and Troop 234
2016 - 306 pledges
2017 - 285 pledges