We send a tip of the Tiger’s tail to Ms. Kaiser, the counselor at HES, for bringing “No One Eats Alone Day” to the elementary school again this year. This celebration recognizes that students who feel connected with friends are more likely to feel safe and do well at school. Lunchtime and recess are times when students are learning social skills, and students who might have a delay in this development can find lunchtime and recess to be challenging times.
Social skills, like reading skills and math skills, are learned and have to be practiced. We all don’t acquire these skills at the same time. Thank you, Ms. Kaiser, for recognizing this and attending to the needs of each of your students in this useful way!