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Watch Dogs

What is Watch D.O.G.S.?®

WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is the safe school initiative of the National Center for Fathering. It was founded by Jim Moore, a father who wanted to help prevent violence from occurring at his children’s school or any school. Today, more than 890 schools in 33 states participate in WATCH D.O.G.S. including Mount Pisgah.

How does WATCH D.O.G.S. work?

Fathers, grandfathers, uncles, or other father figures volunteer at least one day all day at their child’s/student’s school each school year. Watch D.O.G.S. volunteers perform a variety of services during their volunteer day. They serve in many capacities which include monitoring the school entrance, assisting with unloading and loading of buses and cars, helping in the lunch room, the classroom or anywhere needed during the day.

Letter from a Watch D.O.G. Dad:

Thank you for the opportunity. It was quite a great experience I believe all parents should experience. What I have observed today was very encouraging and reassuring for a parent whose child is under your care. You guys truly are a bunch of child-focused and dedicated professionals. I have truly experienced Pisgah today!

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