December Family Newsletter

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Social & Emotional Learning Competency  


  • Goal setting 
  • Regulating emotions 
  • Ethics & Integrity  

Theme of the Month

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Helpful Tips

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Community Resources

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Click here for the community resource list. 

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-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage."

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Books for the Family


The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go so their Children can Succeed 

The Gift of Failure parenting book

by Jessica Lahey 


The Boy with Big, Big Feelings   

The Boy with Big, Big Feelings book

by Britney Winn Lee


Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain 

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

by Daniel J. Siegel   

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Staying Active and in Shape During the Holidays 

It's hard enough to exercise the rest of the year, but add holidays to the mix and many of us find exercise becomes less of a priority as to-do lists grow longer and longer. Read more >

Cookie Monster Practices Self-Regulation 

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