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National Bullying Awareness and Prevention Month

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It's hard to believe, but it is alreadyOctober, which is also

Bullying Awareness 
and Prevention Month! 

We at Great Falls recently made a promise to one another to create a culture of respect and safety for ALL students and staff. We pledge to create a positive school climate and ensure our school is a safe and welcoming place for EVERYONE.

It is important for parents, staff and students to Recognize, Report, and Refuse bullying. Throughout October, students in grades K-5 will be participating in Steps to Respect lessons that focus on building friendships and developing the skills needed to be good citizens. The lessons are designed to prevent bullying and help students build more supportive relationships with each other. The messages we share are below.
Bullying Is:
A person being hurt, harmed or humiliated with words or behavior.Sometimes repeated behavior, but it can be a single incident as well.Being done intentionally.One sided. Bullying is not conflict.Unfair. There is an imba…

Every Day Counts at Great Falls School

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Every Day Counts at Great Falls School

We want to welcome you as our partner in your child’s education. We value, appreciate, and seek out your involvement 
and collaboration for the success of your child. Our goal every year is to ensure that every Great Falls student 
attends school every day possible. Positive attendance is a key ingredient to keeping kids on track and engaged. 
Being present daily in school has a huge impact on a student’s academic success starting in kindergarten.  Families play a key role in making sure our students understand why attendance is so important for success in school in life.

We realize some absences are unavoidable due to health problems or other circumstances. But, we also know that when 
students miss too much school— regardless of the reason – it can cause them to fall behind academically. Your child is 
less likely to succeed if he or she is chronically absent. Absences can add up quickly.

A child is chronically absent if he or she misses just two day…