• School Violence Awareness Week: October 21st - 25th , 2019

    In Accordance with the New Jersey School Association (18A:36-5.1) all public school districts, charter schools, Renasissance school projects and approved private school for students with disabilities are required to annually designate the third week in October as School Violence Awareness Week. School districts observe this week by providing age-appropriate instruction to discuss methods for keeping schools safe from violence, to consider school safety and security plans, and to learn how to recognize students in need of help.

    School Violence Awareness Week

    Monday, Oct 21: Students should wear their Moonachie gear or blue/gold to show unity against school violence!
    Tuesday, Oct 22: Students should wear bright and/or neon colored clothing!
    Wednesday, Oct 23: Students should wear their favorite hat to school!
    Thursday, Oct 24: Students should wear tie-dye apparel or clothing with images and/or message depicting message of peace!
    Friday, Oct 25: Students should wear their House shirts to show that everyone is welcome at RLC!

    Please utilize these useful resources from the State of NJ Department of Education to help recognize warning signs for youth violence, school violence, and on polices, procedures, and recommended conduct during an incident of school violence:

    Safe, Supportive and Successful Schools Step by Step

    American Psychological Association Warning Signs of Youth Violence

    National School Safety and Security Services Warning Signs of Youth Violence

    Keys to Safer Schools

    Media Violence and Youth

    National Crime Prevention Council

    Helping Children Handle Scary News

    Stop  Safe