Parents

 

WELCOME  PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS & GUARDIANS!

All Volunteers, Coaches and Board Members at Girls on the Run of Pamlico County are looking forward to an exciting  new season.

The 2017 Fall Program is offered at Fred Anderson Elementary and Arapahoe Charter School. Your girl should attend Girls on the Run every day that her group meets.  The program is sequential and will be more effective if she does not miss a day unless she is ill.    If she does have to miss a session, please email or call the coach that morning to say she will not attend; so that coaches will not be looking for her or trying to reach you by phone.

If school is cancelled or dismissed early, there will be no Girls on the Run that day. Volunteers will call all parents, so be sure the Head Coach has a phone number where you can be reached.

For more information about the 3rd-5th grade program: Curriculum

To learn more about participating in the 5K: Running Buddy

FAMILY RESOURCES

Girls on the Run of Pamlico County has donated books to local libraries that are related to our curriculum topics. Books for girls at the school libraries are: Girls Lit from Within by Molly Barker; Stand Up for Yourself and Your Friends: Dealing with Bullies and Bossiness by P. Criswell, and Stick Up for Yourself: Every Kid’s Guide to Personal Power & Positive Self-Esteem by G. Kaufman.  We recommend that you read and discuss these books with your girl.

Books for parents at the public library are: Girls on Track: A Parent’s Guide to Inspiring Our Daughters to Achieve a Lifetime of Self-Esteem and Respect by Molly Barker; Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World by R. Wiseman; and Playground Politics: Understanding the Emotional Life of Your School-Age Child by Stanley Greenspan.  Some of these books deal with problems of older girls and will help prepare you and your girl for Middle School.

FAMILY RESOURCES FROM GIRLS ON THE RUN INTERNATIONAL

Click here to go to find advice for parents of girls, and information about growing and changing bodies,  body image, and eating disorders.

CHECK OUT OUR HEALTHY FACEBOOK PAGE

We now have an exciting Facebook page with new posts and photos every week.  Whatever your opinion of Facebook, I suggest that you take a look at this public page.  You do not have to sign up for Facebook to look at our page.  If you choose to share it with your girl, it can be a conversation starter as she tells you if the girls shown are in her school or another school, what they are doing, if she participated in a similar activity, what she liked about it, and what she learned.  Together you can write a comment.  This can be an opportunity to model and teach positive and responsible use of Social Media.  Please check out  www.facebook.com/GOTRPamlico

If you have any questions that are not answered in this website, please call your daughter’s Head Coach or send an email to gotrpamlico@gmail.com

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