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Here at Linden we are ONE! --- May 27th, 2020 Edition

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UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES

JUNE


  • Friday, June 5th: CB Field Day
  • Wednesday, June 10th: 6th Grade Promotion
  • Monday, June 15th: Last Day of School - End of 3rd Trimester

THANK YOU

Dear Linden Community,


Thank you for your continued support with the Barclay Farmers Market. We are helping so many people because of your efforts!


The CBSD Staff

CBSD Farmers Market @ Barclay ES

Wednesday, June 3rd, 4pm

John Barclay Elementary School, Palomino Drive, Warrington, PA, USA

The CBSD Farmers Market is open! A week after the start of the COVID-19 crisis, we began distributing food every week on Wednesdays at 4:00 at Barclay Elementary School. We believe that in a community as well resourced as ours, no child should ever be hungry. If you find yourself in need, please stop by.


If you find yourself in a position of giving, consider supporting this initiative. Please help us share food with families and children throughout the Central Bucks School District during this crisis! Click HERE to support our Go Fund Me. Thank you for your generosity!


There are more ways than one to support! Check out the list of item donations needed in the flyer below!

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Two Important Messages From Linden Staff

As Linden parents and students picked up their student belongings this week, we want you to know you are loved and missed!
Get Ready For CB Field Day - Watch this Promo Video

The Elementary Health and Physical Education department has created a quick promotional video for Field Day. Click the banner to play the video.

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May Boomerang Nomination Deadline is Approaching

The Boomerang Youth Recognition Award is a district-wide monthly program which recognizes and honors youth in our community for exemplifying and living by one of the chosen Developmental Assets® for the school year.



May's Boomerang Asset is Personal Power- Young person feels they have control over "things happening to me".


Nomination forms can be found online.


Please email your Boomerang nominations to sgraziosihibbs@cbsd.org by Friday, May 29th.

Specials are Required!

As you are aware, we have moved into mandatory participation in our distance learning plan. Please be reminded that our specialists post lessons for students weekly as well. In the interest of communication, proficiency marks on the end-of 3rd trimester reporting document will be blank for students who have not made an effort to attend specials. If you are uncertain whether or not your child has completed specialists activities, please check your child's journal on Seesaw. If you have specific questions regarding specials, please reach out to our specialist teachers regarding your child and their mandatory participation.

To view this week's Monday Morning Show, please click May 26th - Leopard Monday Morning Show.

This week, our theme will focus on celebrating National Backyard Games Week. We invite you to participate on our National Backyard Games Week Padlet Wall. Join the fun and post your picture(s)! See this week’s Monday Morning Show for details.

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SOCIAL EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

Tip of the Week from Dr. McIntyre & Dr. Graz


Parenting Tip of the Week – Tools for coping with disappointment during the coronavirus crisis




Among the many stressful effects of the coronavirus pandemic on children is the distress of losing the chance to participate in important events — sports playoffs, significant birthdays, school plays, graduations and move-up ceremonies, and as we move into summer, canceled or delayed family vacations and summer camps. For helpful tips on how to help kids handle disappointment, please follow the below link to a helpful article from The Child Mind Institute:


https://childmind.org/article/how-to-help-your-kids-handle-disappointment/


Stay healthy and stay safe.

Dr. McIntyre & Dr. Graz

Hello, everyone!


By this time, most of our students have become quite proficient in using technology to access academics and connect socially. It's important to ensure our students learn about internet safety and reflect characteristics of a responsible digital citizen. During these remaining weeks our weekly lessons will focus on digital citizenship. This week, kindergarten through second grade will have an introduction to the basics of digital citizenship. Third and fourth graders will begin by playing instructional games through Digital Passport. Fifth and sixth graders will take what they know to a whole new level as they play an interactive game that allows them to apply their knowledge to different situations through Digital Compass. As all these grade levels have different instructions, it's best to access my website for specific, grade level instruction. Head over to https://www.cbsd.org/Page/46032.


You can also find these weekly wellness resources on my website.


Stay safe, happy and healthy!

Dr. Graz

Workout With Mrs. Williams

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PLEASE JOIN US FOR STORY TIME!

YES - We're still recording awesome children's stories!! As you make time to participate safely in family activities, PLEASE CLICK THIS BUTTON. You can use this link every day to access the new read-aloud.

LHSA Board 2020/2021 School Year Plan

Given these unusual and challenging times, we are recommending current LHSA Board members and positions remain the same for the upcoming school year 2020/2021. If you have questions or concerns please feel free to contact Mike Testani at mtestani@cbsd.org or Jill Walton at jillhwalton@yahoo.com.

Now is the Time to Register for the 2020-2021 School Year

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Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER ~ Watch On- Demand May 15th - 29th

CB Cares and CBSD Present an Online Parent Positive Event - Watch On-Demand May 15-May 29


Access the event ON-DEMAND here.


With COVID-19 giving many of us downtime at home with our families, we invite the Central Bucks community to take this opportunity to watch SCREENAGERS NEXT CHAPTER:


Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience. This special edition includes a brief introduction by the filmmaker Dr. Delaney Ruston, plus a pre-recorded Q&A with her after the film, where she responds to some of the most frequently asked questions about the topics covered in the film. Filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston takes the conversation around screens and teens to the next level with Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience—a film that examines the science behind teen’s emotional challenges, the interplay of social media, and most importantly, what can be done in our schools and homes to help them build crucial skills to navigate stress, anxiety, and depression in our digital age.


In Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER, we follow Delaney as she finds herself at a loss on how to help her own teens as they struggle with their emotional wellbeing. She sets out to understand these challenges in our current screen-filled society, and how we, as parents and educators, can empower teens to overcome mental health challenges and build emotional agility, communication savvy, and stress resilience.


We witness Delaney as she finds her way from ineffective parenting to much-improved strategies. We follow other personal stories of families from an array of backgrounds with a spectrum of emotional challenges. We also observe approaches in schools that provide strategies relevant beyond the classroom setting. Interwoven into the stories are surprising insights from brain researchers, psychologists, and thought leaders that reveal evidence-based ways to support mental wellness among our youth. The impact of social media and other screen time is incorporated in all the topics raised in Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER, how it may be impacting our teens’ mental health, and what we can do to help foster youth in the face of struggles.


WATCH THE OFFICIAL TRAILER HERE!

IMPORTANT REMINDER from CB Transportation: Alternate Bus Stop Requests


If you would like to request a different bus and/or bus stop, please submit the alternate bus stop request form and forward to our transportation department. Please be advised that bus stop exceptions will not be automatically transferred to a new school year but have to be requested every year again!
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