NetSmartz | Internet Safety Presentations by NCMEC

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Image result for net smartzYesterday, our annual internet safety presentations were provided to students in grades two(2), four(4), six(6), and eight(8) yesterday. The program is called NetSmartz and is an an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer online and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. Click the links below to discover more about your child’s NetSmartz presentation.

Next Wednesday, September 30, 2015, before our annual Open House, GCCS will be providing the NetSmartz parent workshop and will cover topics such as, cyberbullying, sexting, and guidelines for social networking, among many others. Additionally, the NCMEC has made available NetSmartz resources for parents and guardians to help guide your children through this ever changing information age. Click HERE to be connected with this wealth of information.

Grade Two(2)

Grade Four(4)

Grade Six(6)

Grade Eight(8)

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2015 K-8 GCCS Open House and Food Truck Night

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Dear Families,

You are invited to attend our annual Open House, next Wednesday, September 30, 2015, from 4:00pm-8:00pm. The hours this year have been extended to afford time for families to enjoy dinner, as we are hosting a few of Buffalo’s premier food trucks to bring additional spice to the evening.

We have prepared what we hope is an enjoyable and informative evening for everyone. There will be two(2) pre-presentations, notably the 5:30pm internet safety presentation, provided by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, called Net Smartz.

These will be followed by two(2) identical Open House Sessions, to accommodate the work schedules of parent’s and guardian’s and those who have multiple children attending the school.

Image result for food trucksThe food trucks will be open concurrently throughout the entire evening, with seating in the school cafeteria provided for your convenience. Click HERE for more details about the plans for the evening.

UB Gateway to Health | Saturday, March 7, 2015

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“UB Gateway to Health” is a free, family-friendly event focusing on health and wellness, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Saturday, March 7th, in the UB Gateway/EOC Atrium, 77 Goodell St., Buffalo NY 14203.  Comprehensive health checks will be provided by UB, Kaleida Health and Allied Health.

Health checks include

  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Glucose
  • Bone Density
  • BMI
  • Dental
  • Visual Acuity

…and more!

Registration is not required, so stop in anytime and enjoy a free massage, free snacks, educational activities for children, and raffle prizes every hour!

For the full list of participating organizations or more information contact: Jennifer Cristina at jevankur@buffalo.edu, or call UB Community Relations at (716) 829-3099.