Project Descriptions - 2000-2001

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Anti-Violence Resources Peaceful School Initiative Anti-violence Activities
Second Step Program for Peaceful Living Second Step Program Peaceful School
Community Liaison Officer Resources Peaceful Expression of Conflict Developing Effective Discipline Policies
CARES Anti-violence Symposium Hands Together for Peace
Focus Kit Anti-violence Actions Violence Prevention Programs
SAVE (Students Against Violence Everyday) Violence Prevention Voices are not for Violence
Second Step Violence Prevention Program Second Step Violence Prevention Program Pursuing Pathways to Peace
CHOICES Anti-Violence Program CARES
Anti-violence through Outdoor Education Making a School-Community Connection for Anti-Violence Awareness Bully-Proofing Our School - A Collaborative Effort
Peer Helper Mediation Training Afrocentric Peer Mediation Program C.A.R.E.S. - Children At Risk Experiencing Success
Peace-making Skills for Little Kids Second Step Violence Prevention  

Anti-Violence Resources
00-01-002

School:  Bras d’Or Elementary School
Board:  CBVRSB
Project Leader:  Cynthia Cunningham

Purchase of guidance resources and materials to be used with students.

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Peaceful School Initiative
00-01-003

School:  Oxford Regional Elementary School
Board:  CCRSB
Project Leader:  Kevin Palmer

A continuation of the previous year’s efforts concerning Peaceful Schools; includes a reward point system with activities and prizes and other materials purchased to promote a peaceful school environment.

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Anti-violence Activities
00-01-004

School:  Sherwood Park Education Centre
Board:  CBVRSB
Project Leader:  Bernie McVeigh

A program to offer activities such as Pow Wow, evening access to school facilities – dark room and lab. An opportunity to reduce harassment concerns.

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Second Step Program for Peaceful Living
00-01-006

School:  Kentville Elementary School
Board:  AVRSB
Project Leader:  Betty Morehouse

Purchase of Second Step Program in Peaceful Living for use with students.

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Second Step Program
00-01-008

School:  Hebbville Academy
Board:  SSRSB
Project Leader:  Michael Stewart

A school focus on training of students in techniques of peer mediation.

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Peaceful School
00-01-009

School:Glooscap Elementary School
Board:  AVRSB
Project Leader:  Debbie Graves

Purchase of cooperative play kits as a series of videos to support anti-violence initiatives in the school.

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Community Liaison Officer Resources
00-01-10

School:  Sherwood Park Education Centre
Board:  CBVRSB
Project Leader:  Bernie McVeigh

A project to capture and produce professional documentation of the first community liaison officer working in a public school in Nova Scotia.

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Peaceful Expression of Conflict
00-01-012

Campus:  NSCC Akerley
Employer:  Community College
Project Leader:  Judith Richardson

A program to prepare an inter-active CD-ROM for classroom use, including resources for teachers and students.

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Developing Effective Discipline Policies
00-01-015

School:  Barrington Municipal High School
Board:  TCRSB
Project Leader:  Mary Manning

A project to collect and analyze school-based information in order to develop effective discipline policy.

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CARES
00-01-016

School:  St. Joseph’s - Alexander McKay School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Patricia Woodbury

A project to set up the CARES initiative within the school.

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Anti-violence Symposium
00-01-017

School:  Joseph Howe Elementary School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Elizabeth MacLennan-Coady

A project to plan the set up of an anti-violence symposium for students at the school level.

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Hands Together for Peace
00-01-020

School:  C.P. Allen High School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Sandra Heft

A program of cross-cultural awareness activities including the creation of a mural and having students develop peace pledges.

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Focus Kit
00-01-022

School:  Graham Creighton Junior High
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Ian Clark

Purchase of a social/emotional development program, the Focus Kit for implementation with students from grades 7 to 12.

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Anti-violence Actions
00-01-023

School:  Bell Park Academic Centre
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Gareth Luke

A program intended to identify children with violent and aggressive behavior tendencies, providing them with counselling sessions, first individually, then in a group; activity involvements as part of the project included outings to a restaurant, a basketball game, to a theatre production and to a wall climbing facility.

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Violence Prevention Programs
00-01-027

School:  Tamarac Education Centre
Board:  SRSB
Project Leader:  Robert Ryan

A project to have older students develop violence prevention programs and deliver them to younger students.

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SAVE (Students Against Violence Everyday)
00-01-029

School:  Cole Harbour High School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Gregory J. MacKinnon

Based on a school community having an extreme concern and first-hand experience with violence, the program was intended as a means to share the story of the damaging effects of school violence and strategies used to overcome these problems. In addition, the program intends to offer ideas for ways for students, staff and communities to work together to prevent violence in schools.

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Violence Prevention
00-01-031

School:  South Queens Junior High School
Board:  SSRSB
Project Leader:  Allan Wentworth

A project to provide resources for students in building healthy lifestyle skills both now and in the future; a focus on causes and prevention of violence  and communication skills which promote a peaceful personal environment.

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Voices Are Not For Violence
00-01-033

School:  New Germany Elementary
Board:  SSRSB
Project Leader:  Dave Ferns

A campaign to raise awareness about verbal violence within the school community and to develop strategies to reduce the use of ‘voice’ in ways that inflict pain from bullying to silent exclusion;  developing an anti-violence pledge for students.  

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Second Step Violence Prevention Program
00-0-034

School:  Madeline Symonds Middle School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Sandra Conrad

A program involved in using the Second Step Violence Prevention Program to implement a pro-active approach to non-violence and to encourage student involvement at the school level.

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Second Step Violence Prevention Program
00-01-035

School:  Kingston and District School
Board:  AVRSB
Project Leader:  Garland Standing

A project to encourage and involve students, staff and parents in the creation, development and implementation of materials and strategies to address school violence.

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Pursuing Pathways to Peace
00-01-036

School:  Annapolis East Elementary School
Board:  AVRSB
Project Leader:  Beth Robinson

A program to involve students in CHOICES, a five-day workshop format allowing students in understanding anger issues and to recognize positive strategies in behaviour decisions.

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CHOICES
00-01-037

School:  Jubilee Elementary School
Board:  CBVRSB
Project Leader:  Heather Harris

An awareness program involving parents and other school community members to address issues of violence; purchase of the Second Step program for use in the school.

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Anti-Violence Projgram
00-01-041

School:  Breton Education Centre
Board:  CBVRSB
Project Leader:  John Angione

An activity-based program to promote and foster greater respect for self and others as a means of reducing violence within the school community.

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CARES
00-01-042

School:  Hebbville Academy
Board:  SSRSB
Project Leader:  Michael Stewart 

A project to involve students in the CARES program – Children at Risk Experiencing Success and the development of a Peace Room at the school; additional staff training in the Peaceful Schools program.

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Anti-Violence through Outdoor Education
00-01-043

Schoiol:  Southside Learning Centre
Board:  CBVRSB
Project Leader:  Alan McDonald

An outdoor education program consisting of mountain biking and camping in order to assist in changing aggressive and inappropriate behaviours among troubled children.

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Making a School-Community Connection for Anti-Violence Awareness
00-01-047

School:  Weymouth Consolidated School
Board:  TCRSB
Project Leader:  Gail Comeau

A program involving a full day of workshops for students with 3-4 guest speakers on various methods to deal with behavioral, emotional and disciplinary issues.

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Bully-Proofing Our School - A Collaborative Effort
00-01-048

School:  Cape Sable Island Elementary
Board:  TCRSB
Project Leader:  Ethel Nickerson

A program involving a wide variety of community services, various technologies and the development of an integrated school curriculum in order to focus on early prevention and supporting students in the midst of conflict.

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Peer Helper Mediation Training
00-01-050

School:  St. Patrick’s – Alexandra School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Gwen Mitchell

A program of intensive mediation training for Peer Helpers at the school to enable them to deal with increased community-based crime and violence.

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Afrocentric Peer Mediation Program
00-01-054

School:  Nelson Whynder Elementary School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Mesi Je

A program to solicit volunteers from the greater school community in an effort to facilitate the preparation and implementation of an Afrocentric Peer Mediation project – to include such activities as newsletters, formal meetings and School Advisory Council meetings, etc.

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C.A.R.E.S. - Children At Risk Experiencing Success
00-01-056

School:  St. Joseph’s – Alexander McKay School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Paulette Connolly 

A focus on at-risk students outside the classroom through the purchase of the CARES program, a ten-step program to a more peaceful school.

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Peace-Making Skills for Little Kids
00-01-057

School:  Gold River - Western Shore School
Board:  SSRSB
Project Leader:  Carlyn DeMont

A project to procure resource materials for the school, specifically Peace-Making for Little Kids.

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Second Step Violence Prevention
00-01-059

School:  Yarmouth Central School
Board:  TCRSB
Project Leader:  David Sollows

A project to acquire curriculum materials such as Second Step Violence Prevention to teach elementary school children positive social skills and conflict resolution; also, staff training to implement the program.

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