Family Specialist News

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Represent at our 19th Annual Family Engagement Training

Holly Greenston and Rachel Hicks will be presenting a workshop on Tuesday, February 2 from 3:15-4:15 pm. Sign up today!

Cleanse-Refresh-Apply -Tips for Tweens and Teens

February 9, 2021

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

For a virtual Parent & Student Workshop with Clinique Consultants

Tonight's Theme:

Skincare Regimen and Applying Makeup to Enhance Your Natural Beauty

McNay Art Museum Virtual Tour

McNay Art Museum Virtual Tour

This week's Theme: Pets

Wednesday, January 27th

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Works we'll discuss:

Édouard Manet, Le Chat et les Fleurs (Cat and Flowers), 1869

Mary Bonner, Mrs. McNay’s Dog and Pup, 1930

Sonia Romero, Bee Pile (Found ‘em), 2010

Navigating Virtual Learning: Using Gmail With Your Child

Thursday, January 21, 2021

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Your child has a powerful NEISD communication tool at their fingertips- Gmail! Join us as we walk you through the basics of Gmail and show you how you can educate your child on being better communicators, more independent, and organized in their learning journey.

Empowering Parents - One Tool at a Time.

  • Want to stay informed about your children's school assignments, grades, attendance, teacher contacts, schedules, update your information, emergency contacts? Acquire tools that will keep you in the know.

  • Parents Chats-Tell me the topic, and I will coach you using researched-based tools that will assist in creating positive outcomes.

Article of the Month

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18,-Martin Luther King Jr. Day- Student and Staff Holiday

Dates to Remember

  • January 21-22 Counselor visits to 8th-grade classrooms to distribute 9th-grade course cards
  • Starting January 22- Virtual students may pick up a course card in the attendance office
  • January 25th- High School Virtual Course Fair- We will post details on our counselor's page or Ike's webpage as soon as it is provided.

Family Specialist Rachel HIcks

Eisenhower's Family Specialist works closely with faculty and staff to identify families who need assistance. Mrs. Hicks also partners with the school's PTA in the planning and implementation of school events. The family engagement classes and workshops offered serve as links to the home and school connection. Learn More.

2021- The Year To Get Organized Workshop was well attended and very informative

Thursday, January 21, 2021

10:30 am -12:00 pm

A virtual session with Carrie Jowers - The Arrangement

Today's Theme

"How To Organize Your Life in 10 Easy Steps"

Protecting Students Online - Webinar

Thursday, January 7th

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Protecting Students Online: A Parent's Guide to YouTube Restricted Mode

YouTube is a popular social media platform for today's mobile device users. Did you know YouTube had safety features built in to keep family viewing safe? Come learn how you can use YouTube's Restricted Mode to limit the availability of potentially mature or objectionable content.