Showing posts from March, 2018

Kindergarten Collaboration!

In Kindergarten Guidance Lessons, we have started learning all about our next Dragon Value, 'Collaboration'. The word, 'Collaboration' is quite a long word! Our Kinder students knew and understood what 'Teamwork' was and we used that knowledge to build upon. Now our Kinder students have stronger understanding of collaboration as we go into quarter 4! To introduce this dragon value, we used some team-building games were students needed to collaborate and work together. 
Our first game was called 'Pass the Hoop'. In this game, students try to pass the hula hoop around the circle while holding hands. This can be pretty tricky so collaboration is key! Students found they were more successful when they were working together and helping each other.  We talked about ways that we could pass the hoop around the circle faster and what we should do if it got stuck or we needed help. Here are some of the ideas the students had to help improve their collaboration s…

Donuts with Dads- March 2018

The KISJ Elementary Counselors hosted a ‘Donuts with Dads’ event for JK-2nd on March 9th from 8:00am- 9:00am. Fathers, Grandfathers or Uncles were invited to attend with their JK-2nd KISJ Student for a light breakfast and bonding time! It was our first Donuts with Dads event at KISJ and it was a HUGE success! We had over 46 adults and almost 50 kids attend the event! Check out some pictures below from the event!