PS 58 Brooklyn – The Carroll School – Kindness matters, respect matters, hard work matters.
PS 58 Brooklyn – The Carroll School – Kindness matters, respect matters, hard work matters.

THE CARROLL COMPANION PODCAST

The Carroll Companion S01E01 Nov 2019

In our inaugural episode of The Carroll Companion, we have a discussion with Principal Dello Stritto on how to get your kids to open up about “what happened at school today,” and how to spot signals that something might be troubling them; she also describes PS 58’s recess/afterschool counselors and what criteria they and teachers use to resolve childrens’ disputes; and she explains PS 58’s “Buddy Bench.”

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.

Let us know what you thought of this episode, and subscribe to hear future ones! If you have feedback or topics you’d like us to cover, send us an email at podcast@ps58pta.org.

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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CHAPTERS:

Intro
Principal Katie Dello Stritto—How to get your kids to open up about school
Recess Coordinator Trey Norwood
Fifth-grade students talk about the Buddy bench
Checking in with PTA Co-Presidents Linnea Olson and Adam Baruchowitz

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