We walked to School Today!

Today was Walk to School day!  The children had a blast!

The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program promotes healthy alternatives for children and parents in their travel to and from school. It educates students, parents and community members on the value of walking and bicycling for travel to and from school.  Check out the http://www.commute.com/schools  website for more details about this fun program!

      

Upcoming Tri-Town Council Programs

Don’t miss these Amazing programs from the Tri-town Council!

YOUR CHILD CAN BE A FRIENDSHIP DETECTIVE! 4/14 AT FLINT LIBRARY

A dynamic program of designed for parents, guardians and educators interested in expanding children’s social competence and confidence. (Pre-K through 6th grade)
Tuesday April 14, Flint Library, Middleton 7pm-9pm
In this workshop you will learn how to introduce & reinforce fundamental social skills.

This program is FREE but PRE-REGISTRATION is HELPFUL!  Click here for registration.

JOIN US FOR “BOY-SENSE” ON MAY 7TH

In this program developed for the Tri-Town Council, Stephanie Meegan will provide practical insights and simple, yet powerful recommendations that parents, guardians & educators can implement at home and in the classroom supporting the unique needs of all young boys.  Thursday May 7th, Topsfield Library, 7-9pm Free but space is limited. More Info and Register Here!

Check out the Tri-Town Council’s website here.

Assets program at Fuller Meadow

Today, our students were able to watch a program by Mrs. Meredith Shaw of the Tri-Town Council.  Check out this Intro to Developmental Assets which discusses the 40 Developmental Assets that people need to be successful.

Also, Mrs. Shaw showed the students this adorable video.  The students loved it and so did I!  Ask your students about what Mrs. Shaw needed in her backpack!

Tri Town Council is a community based non-profit serving Topsfield, Boxford, and Middleton with the mission of  preventing and reducing at risk behavior and strengthening the social and emotional well-being of tri-town youth.  Tri Town Council’s Coalition collaborates with and serves many different sectors of the tri-town community (public safety, schools, administrators, congregations, health etc) to identify needs and provide proactive solutions to support and empower youth to make healthy, safe decisions. 

Tri-Town Council staff member and educator Meredith Shaw (M.Ed) is a classroom teacher and social and emotional learning (SEL) trainer and coach – having worked in the Newton Public Schools and with the Open Circle SEL program, a program of the Wellesley Center’s for Women at Wellesley College.  She is a Boxford resident and mom of 2 elementary aged children.

  

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