Building Basic School Success Our Life Skills lessons encompass the all-important soft skills students need to become successful in the world. Students explore themes that help to build basic school success and social/emotional skills, as recent studies have shown that possessing character traits such as grit, empathy, and perseverance can be significant determinants of future success. Centered around themes such as school success, perseverance, conflict resolution, good etiquette, and careers, life skill lessons are offered bi-weekly for 45 minutes a piece. These interactive sessions give students the opportunity to explore their role in the world, empowering them to become better citizens and better people. For more information about The Fishing School and to get involved, please visit www.fishingschool.org, or call (202) 399-3618. We also invite you to ‘Like’ our Facebook page and follow our Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts.