Continuing our journey for a more Inclusive school community was held on February 11, 2021to explore the ways we can become allies for our marginalized groups. Allyship is about building relationships based on trust, consistency, and accountability with marginalized individuals and/or groups of people. Dr. Meg presented the work of building solidarity to change a system that does not open doors of opportunity for all.
Part II. Family Wellness Parent Workshop regarding the 5 Strategies to Reduce Stress & Support Your Child was held on October 20, 2020.
This virtual workshop, facilitated by Wellness Together and our EUSD School Counselors, provided parents/guardians with practical tools to put into place immediately and empowers attendees with long-term strategies to decrease stress as we navigate the challenges ahead.
Participants learned the warning signs and behaviors that may indicate their child is struggling and gained helpful tools to engage in difficult conversations.
Parent Workshop: NGSS Explained, Science Teaching and LearningTop of Page
On February 20, 2020 two dynamic science teachers, Tammy Kornelis and Christina Bickley, facilitated the WHAT, WHY and HOW of the new science standards called "Next Generation Science Standards" (NGSS).
Parents learned what they can do to inspire and sustain creativity and scientific curiosity!
Parent Workshop: Safety Forum, It's More Than Fire DrillsTop of Page
On January 16, 2020 participants gained insight into an overview of school safety, including highlights from a recent FBI research study. The old fire drill is still important, but many other drills are what students today need to prepare for the future in our communities and workplaces.
On November 21, 2019 a presentation was given regarding the what, why, and how of Common Core Mathematics. Parents explored ways to help their kids gain confidence and find success with Common Core Math!
Parent Workshop: Mental Health and Tools to Live in Harmony with OthersTop of Page
On October 17, 2019 Mr. David Bartley, a nationally-recognized speaker, author, writer, and expert on mental health and also a TEDx speaker (See his video HERE) presented a workshop about signs of mental health conditions and tools to help live in harmony with others. Click Here for power-point presentation.
Childcare, light snacks and beverages were provided and sponsored by the Eureka Schools Foundation.
On Thursday, September 12, Joe Beckman presented a parent workshop on the importance of making meaningful and effective parent-child connections. Strategies for strengthening the bond of trust, respect, and unconditional love among family members was discussed, along with ways about how to truly listen and show and give unconditional love. The event was sponsored by the Eureka Schools Foundation (ESF).