Family Engagement Newsletter

Calhoun County Schools: February 2022

Share the Love

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When we think of February, many of automatically think of Valentine's Day - a special day designated for showing those extra special people in our lives how much they mean to us. It's all about connection - something that is important not just in the month of February, but all year long. This month's newsletter highlights an article by The Children's Bureau about the importance of connection for our kids through each stage of their lives. Links to fun kid activities are also provided to be used as a tool to build that connection. You will also find information on community resources, a shout out for some awesome staff members, and this month's Parents Make the Difference magazine flyer.

Important of Social Connections on Child Development

Valentine's Day Activities

Share the Love with Your Child's School Counselor!

Did you know that February 7th - 11th is National School Counseling Week? Our district has the best school counselors who work with their school, students, and families. They assist in so many areas including academics, social/emotional, career planning, and so SO much more. Make sure to thank your school counselor for all they do! Below you will find a list of each our school counselors.
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College Support Services: Seniors with 504 Plans or IEPS

Check out this awesome resource brought to you by our district's Special Education Department! To register, scan the QR code below; for questions, contact Dr. Shannon Romano at sromano@ccboe.us or (256) 741-7420.
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In Case You Missed It!

Last month we sat down with Sunnie Cotton, Program Director for WorkForce Connections our of East Central United Way. She shares with us the program and how it could benefit teenagers within our school district. If you are interested in learning more about this free program, contact Sunnie Cotton at (256) 236-8229 ext. 120 or scotton@UWECA.org.
WorkForce Connections: Resource for Teens & Young Adults
Parents Make the Difference

Click here to read Parents Make the Difference! These short magazines are filled with family resources on how you can be involved in your child's academic success.

Click Here: Family Engagement Newsletters

Have you missed our past Family Engagement Newsletters? No worries! Click here to check out each month's newsletter - filled with family activities and resources!

Kristen Fargason, LMSW

Title I Family Engagement Specialist

Homeless Liaison & Elementary School Social Worker