Parent expo encourages participation
October 13, 2015
Hoping to feed parents with information on parenting new middle schoolers, a parent expo involves speakers, raffles and music.
The Food for Thought Parent Expo 5:30-8:15 p.m. Nov. 4 hopes to encourage parents to step into the schools and into parenting.
Food for Thought is a grant funded program developed to change the paradigm of parent involvement.
The Food for Thought Essential 4 transforms parent education outreach into a vibrant community builder.
The expo program is supported by the Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation.
The evening starts with a dinner, with entertainment provided by middle school students.
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Keynote speaker Kat Simmons will present "Parents+School=Successful Kids" before parents can venture into three breakout sessions.
The sessions will share information with parents like creating a positive self-esteem, internet safety and teens, how to keep a child organized and dealing with bullying.
Lead by music teacher Mrs. Owens, Pau-Wa-Lu students will provide entertainment for the evening.
Every parent will receive a raffle ticket to win various $25 gift cards.
Free child care and Spanish interpreters are available.
The expo will be held at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School located at 701 Long Valley, Gardnerville.
RSVP is requested for dinner.
To RSVP email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information visit dcsd.k12.nv.us/pwl.