October Family Newsletter

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Social & Emotional Learning Competency  

Responsible Decision Making 

  • Safety & societal factors
  • Problem solving skills in daily academic & social situations

Theme of the Month

Drug Awareness

Be happy, be brave, be drug free

Bullying Prevention

Stand up against bullying
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Helpful Tips

Problem Solving Steps

1.Say the problem (without blame)

2. Think of solutions (safe and respectful)

3. Explore consequences (what would happen if.....)

4. Pick the best solution (make your plan)

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Community Resources

Click here for the community resource list. 


Parenting events & tips

Family and Community Engagement

During the week of October 5th-9th 2020, elementary, intermediate and middle schools will host academic/social-emotional learning sessions. These sessions are designed with you in mind -the busy yet supportive D'ville parent.

October sessions:

  • Virtual vs in-person learning
  • Attendance expectations
  • Personal health & hygiene practices
  • How to communicate with children

Teaching Responsibility to Children: 

This series addresses the broad parenting issues that impact children becoming responsible. This section will cover some specific things parents can do to encourage this trait. Read more >

For more information, visit the FACE calendar HERE.

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12 Steps to Improve Family Wellness in 2020 and Beyond 

This guide shows you 12 ways to improve family wellness this year. Create new routines that help you and your family to live a healthy, more fulfilled lifestyle. Read More >

Mindfulness Exercises for Parents 

Here are helpful mindfulness exercises for parents to develop the skills needed for unexpected stressful situations and will help you become better parent. Read More >

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Words of Wisdom

"All of us share the responsibility and the opportunity to co-create a better world."
Christiana Figeueres  

Counselor modeling responsibility

Books for the Family

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