Weekly Update

Week of 2/8/16

I hope everyone enjoyed the TWO snow days!

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Chromebook Reminder:

Please remember to charge your Chromebooks at home and come to school with them prepared to be used in class! It is important that you are prepared, as this is a necessary tool we use often throughout all classrooms.

School Reminders

*Annual Brian Messier Breakfast - Saturday, February 13th - 8:00am - 12:00pm

*School Hours - 7:30am - 1:45pm - Call Attendance Line before 8:30am if late or absent (825-6540)

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12th Annual College Planning Forum: March 5th at Providence College

This is a free event that is GREAT for students with disabilities, 504 plans and other challenges. Parents/families are welcome to attend with or without their child! It will be a beneficial event for all involved. You will get to hear from a college panel, freshmen students that are attending local RI colleges. You will also hear from disability services from various colleges, including CCRI and other schools from across the state. You will be given the chance to learn about the process needed to receive accommodations in college and what might be offered.

Light lunch will be offered to everyone that attends this event. You must register using the link below in order to attend. You may add a guest if you are registering with more than one person. Please look over the brochure and let me know if you have any questions!

Need to talk to your guidance counselor? Here is the information for each!

Moniz, Karen
Guidance Director, Guidance Counselor ( last names A - De )

Beveridge, Mark
Counselor ( last names Df - Lap )

Bonas, Christine
Counselor ( last names Laq - Q )

Brigidi, Raymond
Counselor ( last names R - Z )

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Healthy Lifestyles Program!

Healthy Lifestyles is a fun interactive workshop presented by certified trainers. This program assists participants in developing confidence and skills to stay on a journey towards a healthy life

Participants will learn about:

-Managing Stress

-How to be in a healthy relationship

-How your health impacts your ability to find a job or go to college

-The importance of balanced eating & physical fitness and much more...

Participants will:

-Create a Personal Action Plan

-Receive informational resources and materials

- Earn a certificate of completion

- Receive a gift card for completing the workshop

** We will be completing this program over the next few weeks leading up to vacation. It will be a very beneficial program for our class, as they will learn how to manage stress and anxiety, how to maintain healthy relationships and eating well and staying active. Students will be given a healthy snack during most sessions and will be completing interactive activities.

REMINDER!!!!!**PLEASE- bring back the two forms signed and completed. One is the signature for consent for the program and the other if you choose to have your photo taken.

**This program is REQUIRED for each student. The class will be receiving a grade for their participation in this program. Every student MUST attend, as it is a part of the curriculum and development of the skills being reinforced within the Emotional Support Program/Classroom.

*****Reminder! Please--- bring back your signed and completed consent forms for The Healthy Lifestyles Program.

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February vacation is right around the corner!!!!!! You are almost there!!