Ferson Creek eNews

January 28, 2022

Good Luck Nurse Holloway!

Today was Nurse Holloway's last day at Ferson Creek. Next week she will start her new adventure at Lincoln Elementary. While we are sad to see her go, we know she is going to have a wonderful time at Lincoln. Good luck, Mrs. Holloway!

5 Essentials Survey

Each year D303 participates in the 5Essentials Survey. This survey is completed by parents, staff and students in grades 4-11. You can find information regarding the survey here , including the link to complete the survey. We strive for as much participation as possible, so if you can take a few minutes to complete the survey, it would be greatly appreciated. Our 4th and 5th grade students will complete their survey during the day with their classroom teacher.

Empower Update

During the month of January, students in Empower are going to be experiencing a new module! Students in Kindergarten through fifth grades are going to be delving into the areas of communication. They will be utilizing various media tools in the Show it Off module!
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Tricity Family Services Workshops

Tricity Family Services is offering a variety of remote small group workshops for both boys, girls AND parents. Below you will find information regarding all that is currently available.

Facilitated in small groups via Zoom on Saturday, 2/5/22, from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Register with friends to join a group together or meet new peers.

View workshop flyers at https://www.tricityfamilyservices.org/workshops/

Compass for Girls and Compass for Boys

(4th & 5th Graders by Grade Level)

Both focus on enhancing social and emotional skills, including:

· Self-Awareness

· Managing Challenging Emotions

· Problem-Solving

· Developing Healthy Friendship Skills

· Becoming More Empathic

· Understanding Personal Power

Compass for Girls registration link: https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=bmC2Wd

Compass for Boys registration link: https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=T76xQH

True North Vision Board Workshop for Girls

(6th-8th Grade Girls)

Focuses on expanding skills, including:

· Self-Awareness of Personal Guiding Values

· Managing Challenging Emotions

· Problem-Solving with Confidence

· Developing Healthy Friendship Skills with Empathy

· Cultivating a Growth Mindset

· Understanding Personal Power of Kindness

True North Vision Board Workshop for Girls registration link: https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=hvTG2W

FREE Parent Presentation:

Presented via Zoom – Parents choose to attend with their camera on or off. Participants may unmute themselves or type in the chat to ask questions.

"Parenting 4th-8th Graders Through Their Stress & Worries"

For Parents

Monday, February 7, 2022, from 6:30-7:30 PM,

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrf-urqz0uG9MYULpjUMo_NFh8yxjquaq2

Important Dates

Monday, February 21st - Presidents' Day - No School

Wednesday, February 23rd - Early Release - Elementary Dismissed at 2:10 pm

Friday, March 4th - School Improvement Day - No School for Students

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Across the Board Newsletter

Interested in finding out details from the school board meeting? View the Across the Board newsletter!