In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we include Schoology tips for parents, information on private web browsing, and tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics for promoting healthy digital habits.
I hope the start of your year has been wonderful! I want to share with you exciting enrichment opportunities that are coming up this fall!
We are inviting Little Geniuses to teach a six-week Spanish class! If you want your child to learn from native speakers in an enriching fun way, this is the class for you! Students will play games, sing songs, and learn stories in a blended-immersion environment. Fliers will be going home in folders soon, so look for that!
Each year schools in St. Vrain Valley School District complete a process to identify students in grades K-12 who demonstrate exceptional ability or performance in one or more academic areas and may therefore qualify for advanced educational services. These students typically perform at least two years above grade level in their strength area(s) and require additional academic challenges in order to support their continued educational growth and progress. In addition, they usually demonstrate characteristics of unique creativity and high motivation in their strength areas.
What can we as Love and Logic parents do right now to help our kids enjoy the best academic success? The answer may surprise some of you: Ensure that our kids are contributing to the family by consistently helping with housework, yard work, and other duties.
Kids in the habit of successfully completing chores are far more likely to develop a habit of successfully completing academic assignments.
Mrs. Staples and Mrs. Witko are excited to work with Student Council again this year. We had our kick-off meeting on Thursday, August 22! We worked on helping Mr. Fenster come up with great movies for the Fox Trot prizes, as well as, suggesting silly things for Mr.