Dear Defino Families:
It brings us great pride to foster a positive school culture for our entire Defino community. Teaching children the meaning of good character by being respectful, helpful, and kind, and responding when conflict arises are top priorities at our school. It is our commitment to actively contribute to our positive school culture through modeling, school wide initiatives, and classroom
Along with all schools throughout the state, Defino will be celebrating the Week of Respect from Monday, October 3, 2022 through Friday October 7, 2022. Students will work with their classroom teachers and all school staff to focus on the topic of respect and practice it among their peers.
Character education resources that focus on the topic of respect will be shared with teachers and disseminated to students throughout the week.
Our school will be celebrating the Week of Respect by participating in the following theme days.
Please note that these activities are optional.
Monday, October 3, 2022: Use your head and open your mind to differences! Wear your favorite hat.
we are to be a respectful school of dolphins!
Wednesday, October 5, 2022: No School
Thursday, October 6, 2022: Knock our socks off with how respectful you are! Wear your favorite pair
Friday, October 7, 2022: Team up against bullying! Wear your favorite sports team shirt or Defino
We ask that you engage in discussions with your child(ren) about the character lessons they're
learning in school and the different ways we can show respect. We look forward to continued collaboration between home and school and are excited for a wonderful week ahead celebrating this