Each episode we’ll endeavor to answer some of your questions about what goes on behind the school’s doors. You’ll find insights for parents, teachers, and staff, as we tackle all kinds of topics—from tips for getting your kids to do their homework, to what happens during building evacuation drills.
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The Carroll Companion is produced and hosted by Zachary Knower. Music by Elsie’s dad Sean Bones. Thanks to Emily Curran for production assistance and engineering tips.
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Recess coordinator Trey Norwood delves into his team’s duties and the ways recess varies at different ages.
We chat with three fifth-grade students who were part of the fundraising drive for the “Buddy Bench” three years ago about how it came into existence and how their attitudes towards it have changed.
We close with a review of upcoming PTA events from PTA co-Presidents Linnea Olson and Adam Baruchowitz.
Sooner or later, every family has a struggle around homework. What happens next? How can we avoid battling with our kids about getting their homework done? Do they really need all this homework, anyway? What if they want more?
In this episode, we host a discussion with Principal Dello Stritto and four PS 58 teachers on the ins and outs of homework. We also have a chat with Fundraising co-chair Geneviève Simard about the Direct Appeal campaign. And as usual, we review upcoming PTA events.