Garfield Re-2 News You Can Use

March 8, 2019

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It's Time To Turn Your Clocks Ahead One Hour

Here Are Some Sleep Habits For You.

  • Turn Off Electronic Devices At Least An Hour Before Bedtime (The Blue Light Can Interfere With Slumber),
  • Avoid Eating And Drinking (Particularly Caffeine And Alcohol) Just Before Bed,
  • And Recommit To A Consistent Bedtime Ritual (Which May Include A Warm Bath, Gentle Stretching Or Yoga, Or Jotting Down Reminders And Worries On A Pad Of Paper So You Don’t Carry Them With You Into Dreamland). Health.Com - your friends at Nursing Services

Open Enrollment for insurance BEGINS APRIL 8

Open Enrollment for health insurance is just around the corner for the upcoming 2019/2020 academic year! Open Enrollment will begin on April 8, 2019 for the duration of the month.

Have you heard the great news?

We are introducing variety to our plan designs!

Be on the lookout for our newsletter next Wednesday that will be all about health insurance for the upcoming academic year including what's changing and other details!

Do you have education credits to turn in?

Professional development is an integral part of education and the ongoing success of Garfield School District Re-2 employees.

Below you will find both the link, and the document, that contains information on how to submit pre-approval for salary advancement credit. As part of this document we have included a 'Frequently Asked Questions' area in the back that may be useful for you.

If you have any questions regarding this practice, please contact Human Resources at This can also be found on the Human Resources section of the Re-2 website, under Employee FAQ's.

Mental Health First Aid from TRIAD

Sometimes when someone is going through a challenging time, they can’t “see the forest for the trees,” as the saying goes. This is when a co-worker can help out by providing emotional support to someone in need.

To view this webinar, go to and click “Log-in” using your organization’s User ID and Password (on the attached flier). Scroll to the button that says “Webinars.”

Webinars are now prerecorded and accessible anytime. The webinars also offer enhanced interactivity to allow users to submit questions. Questions are answered individually via email and then also uploaded into an FAQ section to aid other users.

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Congratulations Highland Elementary on your Governor's Award!!!

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