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The TEAM Tuskers mentoring program celebrated mentors and mentees games and treats in the middle school cafeteria recently. Does your middle-schooler or SIS student want a mentor? Are you interested in getting a mentor for your child? Studies show that having a non-family member adult friend (mentor) improves the social and emotional well-being of students. All students are welcome!
The SIS Mandarin and Scrammble clubs, run by Somers Board of Education trustee Ifay Chang, took a joint field trip to Imperial Wok to celebrate the Chinese New Year. They discussed the traditions of the holiday and shared what they are learning with each other during the meal.
Kindness abounds at SIS! The students are taking on a Kindness Challenge for the months of January and February. Make a new friend, help a classmate get organized, teach someone a new skill. Then write your name and your act of kindness and post it on the bulletin board.
Elementary school counselors Alexandria Todorov and Katie Bergin presented an overview of the K-5 school counseling program to an advisory panel of parents and school administrators. They discussed classroom lessons and programs including Bergin's Bucket Fillers, Friendship Groups, and teaching the children to recognize the Zones of Regulation.