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MGS Watch D.O.G.S. Program

Dads of Great Students

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What is a Watch D.O.G.S. Program?

WATCH D.O.G.S. is a one-of-a-kind, school-based FATHER involvement program that works to support education and safety.

 

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

Fathers

Grandfathers

Step-Fathers

Uncles

Brothers

Other Father Figures

 

...Who volunteer to serve at least one day during the school year in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal or other administrator.

 

What do Watch D.O.G.S. do while at school?

A Watch D.O.G.S. responsibilities while at school may include:

*Working one-on-one with students on their assigned studies

*Play games at recess

*Eat lunch with the students

*Patrol the school entrances and hallways to maintain safety

*Assist with welcoming students to school and traffic flow

...Any other assigned activities where you actively engage with not only your own students, but other students as well

 

Why Should I be a Watch D.O.G. ?

As we work to drive down drop-out rates and increase graduation and college completion rates, FATHERS have an important role to play. Children are always watching. Engaged FATHERS can strengthen our schools, mentor and tutor students and demonstrate through their actions how much they value their children’s education.” 

-Arne Duncan U.S. Secretary of Education White House Press Release, September 23, 2009
 
 

Want to Get Involved?

Contact Principal Raquel Greer at 316-777-1981 or rgreer@usd263.org