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The Nutley School District will observe theĀ Week of RespectĀ beginning Monday, October 7.Ā  In order to recognize the importance of character education, each school will provideĀ age-appropriateĀ instruction focusing on the prevention of harassment, intimidation, and bullying.Ā 

The elementary schools will facilitateĀ lessons focused on kindness and respect.Ā  JHWMS students will attendĀ an assembly presented by the Sandy Hook Promise organization, followed by an advisory, which will explore how to ā€œStart with Hello."Ā  Also, in between each period throughout the week, songs with the theme of respect will be played.Ā  At Nutley High School, there will be announcements with motivational quotes that promote good character, diversity, respect and kindness.Ā  The CORE Ambassador Club and Student Council will host a"Chalk Walk" too. Ā Ā 


The Nutley School District serves approximately 4,100 students in Kindergarten through grade 12. The five elementary schools serve students K-6 and include Lincoln School, Radcliffe School, Spring Garden School, Washington School and Yantacaw School. John H. Walker Middle School serves students in grades 7-8 while Nutley High School addresses the needs of students in grades 9-12.