Parent Information Nights

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Sep052008

Parent Information Nights

 

Chilton Middle School's
"PIN"

Parent Information Nights

 

What is PIN?

            In an effort to better communicate between school and parents and to share information on the development of the MS student, we have developed a series of meetings that will address the ever increasing issues surrounding the adolescent / pre-teen child and the pressures and culture that they live in.

 

When & Where?

•·         Engler Auditorium at the HS

•·         2nd Wednesday nights of each month (See schedule and topics below)

•·         6:30pm                        Refreshments (Provided by the Chilton PTA - THANK YOU!)

•·         7:00pm - 8:00pm        Program

 

Meeting Dates and Topics:

•·         September 10  - GUEST Speaker      

•o   School-Parent communication - Parent Connect and touring the information on our District Website

•·         October 8 - GUEST Speaker

•o   What is all this testing about?  Sharing what is behind the district assessment (NWEA) and the state test (WKCE). 

•·         November 12 - GUEST Speaker

•o   Technology and your kids - What are they doing and what you should know

•·         December 10 - GUEST Speaker

•o   "Are we listening?  What kids are telling us with their actions and moods and how we can help as parents and educators."

•·         January 14

•o   What skills will your child need to be a 21st Century Learner

•·         February 11

•o   "TBD" To be determined

•·         March 11

•o   "TBD" To be determined

•·         April 8

•o   "TBD" To be determined

•·         May 13

•o   "TBD" To be determined

 

*** We will select the topics from a survey of parents in attendance as to the last 4 topics for sharing at the information nights based of the information received.  Some possible topics for these nights are:

•·         Bullying and Harassment - What is going on?

•·         Homework and motivation - What can we do to help?

•·         Peer pressure and my child - What is up with this?

•·         Athletics / co-curricular and my child.

•·         The status of the Chilton School Districts budget and the impact on our schools.

•·         Other ideas as presented by parents

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