Monthly Parent Newsletter

March Issue: West Point Consolidated School District

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We hope that your Spring Break is relaxing, and you can enjoy some quality time with your child. We have provided some fun learning activities such as celebrating National Reading Month and taking Interactive Virtual tours, to keep your child engaged during Spring Break.

If you have any questions, please reach out to your child's school.

Thank you and God Bless!

Celebrate National Reading Month!

Click the picture below to find ways to celebrate National Reading Month at Home.

Growing a Love for Reading

Read to them. As kids are growing up, make reading aloud part of your daily routine. Kids will make positive associations with reading and spending time with family.

Keep books in the house. Kids who grow up in homes with lots of books read more. If your family has an ereader, keep it stocked with new books. You can even check out ebooks from the library.

Set aside time daily for your kids to read. Prioritizing reading by making time for it, even as kids get older, has a huge impact.

Read! Parents who read more have kids who read more. Don't save your reading time for after your kids are in bed. Read in front of them, and make going to the library a routine for you and your kids.

Growing Reading Comprehension


With this strategy, students will READ small chunks of text, STOP to monitor their understanding, and then THINK within, about, or beyond the text. Many comprehension skills can be applied at these stopping points, and you can do this with both fiction and non-fiction texts.
Literacy Apps

Click here to find an educational reading app for your child.

Click here to find more interactive virtual tours.

Reading Cafe' Family Night

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West Point Consolidated Schools Cyber Safety Hub

Click below on the picture to get started keeping your kids safe online.

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March Tips: Tips Will be Updated Weekly

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Common Sense Media for Parents

Tips and Tricks to Manage Your Kid's School-Issued Computer. Click here to read how to manage your child's Chromebook.

Parenting concerns from gaming addiction to online scams.

Fortnite Survey: Kids & Parents Speak Up

Click Below to Learn About the National Parent Teacher Association:

PTA Programs Throughout the Year:

MDE: Parent Resources

Click here to see the resources for parents from the Mississippi Department of Education.

Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home

Click here to learn ways to support your child's reading at home.

MDE Learning at Home: Planting Flowers

MDE learning at home lesson: Planting Flowers

MDE: Building Strong Readers PPT

WPCSD: Family Resource Center

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