School Violence Awareness Week 2018

George Washington School's

School Violence Awareness Week

October 15- October 19, 2018

School Violence Awareness Week has been designated in New Jersey beginning the third Monday in October. School-wide activities are planned that promote peaceful co-existence, acceptance, and embracing our differences.

Monday October 15, 2018

"Exercise Your Anger Away" - Students and teachers will exercise/go for a walk to release stress/anger.

Wear your exercise gear

Tuesday October 16, 2018

"Peace Out Day" - Show your support of our school without violence, bullying, teasing, and harassment!

Wear clothing with a peace symbol, tie-dye, or a solid white t-shirt representing peace

Wednesday October 17, 2018

"Unity Day"- Today's the day everyone can come together and send one message of support, hope, and unity to show that we are together against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.


Thursday October 18, 2018

"Mix It Up!" - Play with someone new and learn about each other.

Wear your crazy socks!

Friday October 19, 2018

"Comfy Day" - In order to encourage students to feel comfortable around law enforcement, a Wyckoff Police officer will be visiting the students during their lunch.

Wear something comfortable!

Schoolwide Activities/Ideas for the week:

Tips on Anger Management:


  • Count to 10
  • Take a deep breath
  • Squeeze a stress ball
  • Write or draw about what is bothering you

The Violence- Free Pledge will be read daily following the Pledge of Allegiance. Please ask your students to listen and/or recite the pledge at that time. A copy will be in your mailbox for you to put in your classrooms. Please have your students sign the pledge.

Violence- Free Pledge

I pledge:

To respect myself and all people,

To respect my school and property that does not belong to me,

To assume responsibility for my own behavior,

To think about the consequences of my own actions,

To promote and environment that everyone can be themselves without judgement,

I pledge to be Violence-Free and to be kind.

"Mindful Me" Activities will be distributed throughout the week.

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