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2022-23 Whole Child, Whole Community Learning
September 2022 ~ Social-Emotional Principles to Support School Connectedness
The September newsletter focuses on strategies to deepen connection and build students' sense of belonging. Engaging in connection-building activities promotes learning, development and growth. Social Emotional Learning fosters the positive school climate foundational to a sense of belonging and connection. Keep reading for tips on strengthening connection from pre-K through elementary, middle and high school, and plan on attending our fall parent education nights to support the home-school connection - details below!
The importance of fostering connection
Principles of Connection @ Home
- When your child turns towards you and makes a bid for your attention, make it a good experience for them.
- Warm, kind eyes with an open and welcoming stance lets them know you are available and interested in what they have to say.
- Wonder aloud together to help build resilience to stress.
📢 SAVE THESE DATES! Fall Parent Support Education Series
MON 10/17/22, 6 PM @ Barton Middle School Cafeteria: Social Media for the Under 18 Crowd - Stay Safe and Social at the Same Time
THURS 11/10/22, 6 PM @ Wallace Middle School Cafeteria: Family Communication/Conflict - How to Get Along with Those We Love the Most.
More Information: Contact Shannon Howell Shannon.Howell@hayscisd.net