November Staff Newsletter

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Social & Emotional Learning Competency  

Social Awareness

  • Emotional awareness
  • Accurate self-perception & recognizing strengths 
  • Awareness of external supports 
  • Personal responsibility 

Theme of the Month

Gratitude 

What is gratitude

Stress Management 

A Guide to Self-Care for Parents: Why Making Time For Yourself Matters

Parenthood can be rewarding, but is it ever busy, too! Between taking children to school and managing other to-dos, some days it may feel like you don’t get a minute to yourself. And even when you hear about, self-care, you may dismiss it as frivolous, unnecessary, or even selfish. Read more>

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Helpful Tips

Parenting events & tips

Family and Community Engagement

Join Parent University designed for parents and guardians across the district and visit the FACE calendar for this month's courses hosted by each campus.

For more information, visit the FACE webpage HERE.

Parenting Tip: Stress Management for Parents

Parenting can be very stressful. Whether you’re a stay at home parent or a working parent, a single parent or a married parent, mother or father, parent of one child or several children — remaining cool, calm and full of energy can help get you through the day. Read more >

 

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Words of Wisdom

"Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing." 
-Lawrence Bossidy  

student and administrator
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Mindfulness                 

60 second relate break: Using Circle Practice in the Classroom Circle discussions foster community and intimacy in a classroom, and can serve academic and social and emotional purposes. Read More >

Ideas for Self-Care 

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Wellness 

How Walking Can Boost Your Mood and Reduce Stress 

Walking and exercise have benefits beyond the merely physical. Many people walk as much for mental and spiritual well-being as for fitness.Read more >

Nutritional Coping Strategies  

The first step a person needs to take to rid themselves of emotional eating is to recognize the triggers and situations that apply in their life.            Read more >

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Community Resources

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Click here for the community resource list.