Parent U Weekly Update
Mar 16 - Mar 21
We hope you had a wonderful weekend and are so excited to share the line up of Parent U events scheduled for this week. Don't you want to learn about all of the exciting topics that have been prepared? Starting this week, we will be having FREE food at our Tuesday and Thursday night events, so come on and join us!
ACS Mountain Madness Extravaganza!
If you weren't able to make it out this past Saturday to the Mountain Madness basketball tournament, you missed an AMAZING event! With over 200 people in attendance, the energy in the arena was electric. EVERY school's team brought their "A" game to Asheville High's gym as they fought to the very end. Check out some of the photos from the event below:
Parent U sessions for this week...
Parenting in the Digital Age (Hillcrest Resource Center)
Tuesday, March 17th, 6-7:15pm
100 Atkinson Street, 17A, Asheville NC 28801
It's not easy being a parent in the digital age. Today's children are immersed in technology in a way that parents never were. While technology can be a wonderful way for kids to learn and connect, there are specific risks associate with this technology that parents need to be aware of. Join us for this interactive workshop as we explore current issues like sexting, cyber-bullying and learn about social media sites and apps. Gain new tips and practical skills for empowering your child to enjoy the benefits of technology while being a responsible digital citizen.
College Boot Camp for Parents (Asheville High Media Center)
Wednesday, March 18th, 3:45-5:45pm
419 McDowell St
Attend this session to get a jump start on college planning, creating a resume, and finding scholarships for college.
Fair Housing Workshop (Asheville City Preschool)
Thursday, March 19th, 6-7:15pm
441 Haywood Rd
Have you ever experienced inequity in your housing situation? Know your rights! The Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing based on 7 protected classes. Come learn about these protected classes, your rights to fair housing, and resources available to help you address discrimination.
SAT Prep Strategies Workshop (MAHEC Building)
Saturday, March 21st, 8am-3:45pm
121 Hendersonville Rd
Recommended for 7th - 12th grade students and their guardians. Within this session students and parents will learn strategies for reading comprehension, mathematics, and sentence completion. Come learn how your child can improve their SAT scores in a weekend!
Saturday, Mar 21
Workshop: 8:30am - 3:45pm
Sunday, Mar 22
Pre-scheduled 5 minute consultation