Canyon Ridge Elementary School

FAMILY SPECIALIST & COUNSELOR NEWS / NOVEMBER 2021

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the NEISD Family Specialist is to build communication between parents, the school, and the community; to assist students and families who are experiencing barriers; and, to empower all parents to fulfill their role as their child's first teacher.

FAMILY SPECIALIST NEWS

Family Specialist

Juan A. Velasquez

NEISD Family Specialist

jvelas2@neisd.net


Canyon Ridge Elementary School

https://www.neisd.net/site/default.aspx?PageID=23043

20522 Stone Oak Parkway, San Antonio, TX, 78258

(210) 269-8899 Cell

(210) 407-1639 Office

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NOVEMBER CLASSES

ESL Class / Canyon Ridge Elementary

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 9:00-11:30 AM


English as a Second Language (ESL) is a program of instruction designed to help individuals achieve competence in reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension of the English language. Beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels welcome. Classes for adults who do not speak English as their first language

ESL Class / Stone Oak Elementary

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 12:00-2:30 PM


English as a Second Language (ESL) is a program of instruction designed to help individuals achieve competence in reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension of the English language. Beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels welcome. Classes for adults who do not speak English as their first language

Family Garden Club / Canyon Ridge Elementary

TUESDAY 3:00-4:00 PM


Come and learn how to plant your own family vegetable garden! You will learn gardening tips to maintain healthy plants! We will discuss what types of plants and vegetables are good starting points! We will share nutrition information along the way and will provide materials for you to get started! This is a great activity to maintain a healthy mind and a healthy body! We hope you will join us!

Daddy or Mommy & Me / Virtual

THURSDAY 10:00-11:00 AM

Join Zoom Meeting

https://neisd.zoom.us/j/4538139520


Do you have a 2–5-year-old that is not in school? We have a great interactive program for you! Join us for this web series starting on October 21st! Each week we will read books and participate in educational activities! Students will receive FREE books during each session and can meet other preschoolers.

Coffee & Breakfast With Counselors / Stone Oak Elementary

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 16th 8:30-9:30 AM


Provides parents with information and resources to help parents develop a support network. We recognize that many parents have similar questions regarding how to navigate through their child's everyday life. Our class is a great venue to meet other parents who share common experiences.

COUNSELOR NEWS

Counselor

Coral Bacon

Counselor

cbacon@neisd.net


Canyon Ridge Elementary School

https://www.neisd.net/canyonridge/counselor

20522 Stone Oak Parkway, San Antonio, TX, 78258

(210) 407-1634 Office

Counselor

Jennifer Segura

Counselor

jsegur2@neisd.net


Canyon Ridge Elementary School

https://www.neisd.net/canyonridge/counselor

20522 Stone Oak Parkway, San Antonio, TX, 78258

(210) 407-1634 Office

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

San Antonio Food Bank

210-431-8326

Neighbor Helping Neighbor Response Effort

Sign up for emergency food at upcoming mobile food distribution.

https://safoodbank.org/cvresponse/getfood/

Texas Diaper Bank

The Diaper Assistance Program focuses on providing families access to diapers, wipes, and other healthcare items through the Texas Diaper Bank facilities or partner agencies. In addition to basic baby needs, this program also offers educational parenting and health classes, all free of charge.

The City of San Antonio has been working to create tutorial videos for WSA to include how to register for unemployment benefits and how to register for Work In Texas.

YouTube Channel – WSA Video Library

https://youtu.be/pszGs8h5bp8 - Register for Work In Texas

https://youtu.be/--F2zbav2y0 – Apply for Texas Unemployment


Work Solutions https://www.workforcesolutionsalamo.org/business-services

Work in Texas https://www.workintexas.com/vosnet/Default.aspx

BCFS Health and Human Services will continue services to youth and families with virtual services. Families in need who are receiving STAR services may also be eligible for emergency assistance.


FLYER https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-FCAckBFpgO1blbt0BwQ3AtX28EZA9fl/view?usp=sharing

Endeavors is providing services to military and their families.

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