Watch D.O.G.S

 

 

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COME JOIN THE PACK: Sign up for the Watch D.O.G.S.

Hello, my name is Eddie Mroczka, Watch D.O.G.S. Coordinator for Lindbergh School. Please join us in volunteering for this great program.

WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering. There are two primary goals of the WATCH D.O.G.S. program.

1)      To provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important.

2) To provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.

WATCH D.O.G.S. began in 1998 in a single school in Springdale, Arkansas and has since grown into a national recognized program that has brought hundreds of thousands of fathers and father figures into the school classrooms and hallways across the country, creating millions of hours of “in school” volunteer time and having a tremendously positive impact on the educational process. Today more than 4,049 schools in 46 states plus DC participate in WATCH D.O.G.S. Currently, there are WATCH D.O.G.S. programs in China, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Barbados.

Who Are Watch D.O.G.S.?

Watch D.O.G.S. are fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and other father-figures who volunteer for at least one day each year at an official WATCH D.O.G.S. school. During the day, Watch D.O.G.S. may read and work on flash cards with students, play at recess, eat lunch with students, watch the school entrances and hallways, assist with traffic flow and any other assigned activities where they actively engage with not only their own students, but other students as well.

To volunteer, just follow these three easy steps:

1)      Click on the following link to view open dates:

http://lindbergh.dearbornschools.org/lindbergh-watch-d-o-g-s-dads-of-great-students/

2)      Email your name, students name and date you would like to volunteer to watchdogs@dearbornschools.org and an email will be sent to you confirming your spot.

You can also walk into the office at any time and sign up on the Watch D.O.G.S. calendar. (Please make sure your background check is up to date, they are valid for three years.)

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