Mary M. Knight

Weekly Family Update: 1/16 - 1/20

Mary M. Knight Mission

Mission (our purpose):
Our Mission is to ensure that all students have the knowledge, skills, motivation, and confidence to be successful citizens.


Vision (who we must become):
We are a community of learners and leaders united to enrich the lives of all our students.

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What's coming up this week at Mary M. Knight?

Monday 1/16
  • No School

Tuesday 1/17

  • After School Tutoring
  • HSBB vs. Taholah

Wednesday 1/18

  • Late Start

Thursday 1/19

  • After School Tutoring

Friday 1/20

  • HSBB vs. North River

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OWL Parent Workshops

To help provide opportunities to partner with our families, Mary M. Knight will be planning a series of parent engagement workshops. The goal is to provide small in-person workshops taught by staff to help share tips, tricks, resources, and strategies to support their child.


Our first workshop in the series is tentatively planned for January 26th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please fill out the form below to rsvp. This will help us know how many participants to expect and their needs. Please complete the form for every participant planning to attend. Thank you, OWL families.

Elementary Swim Lessons Begin February 1st

Dear elementary parents, as part of a received grant, our K-6th grade students will be participating in swim lessons through the Hoquiam YMCA. This is a great opportunity we have not been able to do for the past two years, but we will be able to participate this year. Your child's teacher should have sent home information and permission slips for this week. Please check with your child and teacher if you have not seen those. I am attaching some of the details below for your reference.
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Elementary Character Strong Trait - Empathy

As we continue in the month of January, Mary M. Knight elementary students continue their study and learning on the character trait of empathy. See the following grade-level newsletters below for your child to read about ways you can engage in conversations with your child around empathy.

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Help Your Child's Anxiety in the Classroom

Sometimes anxiety is easy to identify—like when a child is feeling nervous before a test at school. Other times anxiety can look like something else entirely—an upset stomach, disruptive or angry behavior, ADHD or even a learning disorder.

There are various kinds of anxiety, which is one of the reasons it can be hard to detect in the classroom.(Click the link below to read the article)


https://ptaourchildren.org/anxiety-in-the-classroom/