This Week at LCMS
Los Coyotes Middle School
March 18-22, 2019
~ Spirit Day ~ wear school colors (black, gray, purple)
~ College Wednesday ~ wear your favorite college shirt
~ 8th gr Physics Day at Knotts
~ End of Quarter 3
**** The Coin Drive Continues****
Save the Date:
March 26 ~ 7th gr dinner
March 28 ~ Softball Tournament
March 29 ~ 7th gr Carnival
April 1 - 5 ~ Conference week ~ dismissal at 1:15pm
April 5 ~ Spring Pictures
Quote of the Week
Good Call Home
School Bullying Effects Us ALL
The overall outlook of the long term effects of bullying upon society is grim:
- 60% of middle school students say that they have been bullied, while 16% of staff believes that students are bullied.
- 160,000 students stay home from school every day due to bullying. (NEA)
- 30% of students who reported they had been bullied said they had at times brought weapons to school.
- A bully is 6 times more likely to be incarcerated by the age of 24.
- A bully is 5 times more likely to have a serious criminal record when he grows up.
- 2/3 of students who are targets become bullies.
- 20% of all children say they have been bullied.
- 20% of high school students say they have seriously considered suicide within the last 12 months.
- 25% of students say that teachers intervened in bullying incidents while 71% of teachers say they intervened.
- The average child has watched 8,000 televised murders and 100,000 acts of violence before finishing elementary school.
- In schools where there are anti-bullying programs, bullying is reduced by 50%.
- Bullying was a factor in 2/3 of the 37 school shootings reviewed by the US Secret Service.
- According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety Health (NIOSH) (Sauter, et al.,1990), there is a loss of employment amounting to $19 billion and a drop in productivity of $3 billion due to workplace bullying.
- Law enforcement costs related to bullying are enormous. Since 1999, the Office on Violence against Women (OVW) has spent $98 million in assistance to address campus sexual violence.
Great Things Happening in the Classrooms
Daily attendance to school is required.
The only reason a student can be excused for illness is if…
The student has a fever
The student is vomiting or has diahrea
The student has a contagious infection
After one day of illness, parents will be required to provide a doctor's note.