Project Connect a Success at East Rockaway

Project Connect a Success at East Rockaway photo

East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School Advisory students in grades 7 and 8 worked on an activity called Project Connect as part of National Bullying Prevention Month.

Project Connect is an activity that joins students, schools and communities to make powerful statements about uniting against bullying. Each student wrote a message on an orange strip about what they do to help make their school a safer place for their peers and included their name. Some examples included, “Be an Upstander,” “Be Kind,” “Be Polite” and “Be Respectful.” The Dignity Club connected the strips by forming them into one long connected chain that visually represents the power of uniting for a common cause. The chain is displayed in the Advisory showcase outside Assistant Principal Tj Terranova’s office.