November Family 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

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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

"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I'm possible!"
Audrey Hepburn   

Student & educator

Books for the Family

Parenting:

The Power of Showing Up

The Power of Showing Up

 by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Children: 

I am Human  

I am Human

by Susan Verde 

Teen: 

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life

Boundaries

by Henry Cloud and John Townsend 

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Wellness 

Drug Prevention Tips for Every Age  

As a parent, you are the biggest influence in your child’s life and having open, honest conversations is one of the most powerful ways to connect with your kids and help them develop into healthy adults. Read More >

Mindfulness Exercises for Parents 

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