MVSD Family Engagement Newsletter

December 2021

Happy Holidays

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The Family Engagement Staff would like to wish you a Safe and Joyous Holiday Season!

The Family Engagement Staff would like to wish you the best for the holiday season. We hope you are able to spend time with those you love. This time of year always prompts us to take a step back and reflect on the past year. May the moments that challenged you be behind you, and the outlook for a New Year bring excitement and joy for what is to come!

Thank you for being part of the MVSD Family!

Winter Break

Winter break will be from December 20, 2021-January 4, 2022. All schools will be closed during the holiday break. The District offices will be closed on December 23, 24, 30, and 31. Have a safe and relaxing break!

Mental Health Workshop

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Click here to join the meeting in English.


Click here to join the meeting in Spanish.

Parent Technology Workshops

New year, new workshops! Come join us for our technology workshops. Continue to refine those technology skills! Even if you have attended previous sessions, you are welcome to join again!
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Register Here

Click here to register.

Social Emotional Workshops

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Interest Form

Click here to fill out our interest form.


Family meals go beyond the food we eat. Children who have meals with their families eat more fruits and vegetables, do better in school, are more social, and eat healthier overall. Keep the family table a media and stress free zone by turning off the television and taking phone calls later. Plan topics to talk about that include all family members - place a basket on the table at dinner and each person can pick a meal time topic out of the basket. After dinner, share delicious holiday treats you made together. You are the most important influence on your child. Use your valuable family time to unplug, interact, listen and focus on each other this holiday season!

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SEL Strength: Friendship

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Strength of Kindness

Which 2 pictures show people doing kind things and which 2 pictures show characters being kind.

¿Qué 2 imágenes muestran a personas haciendo cosas amables y cuáles 2 muestran a los personajes siendo amables?

♥️ Simple Acts of Kindness (Part 1)