LAURA WARING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Welcome to the Start of a New Normal.
Schools reopened remotely, it's a good time to survey anew your home routines, work spaces, and screen limits. This newsletter offers curated resources for managing the pandemic-enforced school/home merger. Good luck and don't forget to breathe!
Being mindful means being aware of your thoughts, emotions, and how you're feeling. Mindfulness is a form of meditation with an important aspect to it—acceptance. It means being aware of your thoughts and feelings without judgment.
1) Taking Care of You:
While we're not quite in quarantine anymore, with kids staying home and parents working from home, it can still feel as if we are. This article offers helpful tips for managing your time.
2) Supporting your kids through these challenging days:
This article gives helpful tips for nurturing kids' resiliency -- yes, we're all missing out on A LOT, but let's offer other ways to think about it all.
This article gives some good tips for how to give teenagers their space when it feels like we're all stuck in one room, together.
3) Getting your kids to help out:
Be a HERO and take the Attendance Pledge!
Looked Who Smiled for the Camera and said Zoom!
What we expect!
The School District of Philadelphia has implemented a standards-driven curriculum with aligned
assessments in all content areas. Grading students requires a defined marking system to
provide uniformity across the district. These guidelines rely upon evidence of daily formal and
informal observations by classroom teachers.
COMMUNITY MEETINGS 8:30AM KICK-OFF FOR YOUR VIEWING ENJOYMENT!
HERO 95% and 100% Perfect Attendance Virtual Ceremony
Thursday, Oct. 8th, 1-2:30pm
This is an online event.
Our school attendance goal is to have 95% attendance. In order for your child(ren) to reach this goal, they can’t miss more than 9 days this school year! We will recognize students who have 95% or greater during Zoom. Please look for the link in Dojo Messages.
K-4 @ 1:00 PM and 5-8 @ 1:45 PM.