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The JPCS.connectwithkids.com website is where students, parents and teachers learn more about the social and emotional issues that impact our lives and our community.

College of Staten Island High School for International Studies, Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School, Marsh Avenue Expeditionary Learning School, and Connect with Kids have partnered to provide our entire school community with online access to compelling video and print resources focused on today’s most challenging topics. Please explore this site to learn more about the following issues that are so important to your student’s success:

  • Attendance and Achievement
  • Bullying and Violence Prevention
  • Character and Life Skills Development
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Culturally Responsive Education
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Drug and Alcohol Prevention
  • Health and Wellness

Watch hundreds of video on this site featuring the real stories of students and families dealing with these topics. You will also see interviews with parents, educators, and national experts who provide support and guidance on these issues. The site also includes the following: hyper-link to appropriate section from bold type.

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