What are WATCH D.O.G.S?
*Dads of Great Students
*It is a father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering that organizes fathers and father figures to promote role models for students and to enhance school security.
*Purpose- To engage men, inspire children, reduce bullying and enhance the educational environment in schools.
*There are more than 2,276 active programs in 41 states who participate.  
    Who are WATCH D.O.G.S.?
    *Fathers, Grandfathers, Step-fathers, Uncles and other father figures
    *Requires volunteering for a full variety of school activities
      What does the program bring to the school?
      *Being a part of the Watch D.O.G.S. program will bring so much energy and enthusiasm to the Discovery community. 
      *The children need positive role models.
      *Children will strive to do their best when they see men taking the time to visit his/her school.
        What type of School/Classroom Activities will Watch D.O.G.S. perform?
        *Assist with student arrival and departure
        *Lunch with your child
        *Recess with your child's class and other classes
        *Help child with an assignment
        *Run a station
        *Help a student (or group) with reading
        *Work with student (or group) on Math
        *Read to a student (or group)
          What is the level of commitment?
          *Watch D.O.G.S. will volunteer on Friday's from 7:15 AM through 2:45 PM AND/OR shorter activities (for example: greet students during arrival/dismissal; door monitor at events, lunch room, recess. etc)
           
          Questions? Please contact Joy Widding by clicking here. You may also, visit http://www.fathers.com/watchdogs/ and click the "Watch D.O.G.S." tab at the top of the homepage for more information on this program.
           
          If you would like to join the Watch D.O.G.S., have your child return the completed registration form to their teacher.
           
          This is a PTO sponsored program!