from your Student Support Team
We are all seeing changes on a daily basis, and if a need arises, please communicate with EWA's Student Services Dept or any EWA staff member so you and your family can be connected with resources to help you during this challenging time. You are not in this alone - we are here to help!
- Backpack buddies: providing weekly snacks to students and families
- Virtual counseling: please email your preferred contact person to schedule a session
- Community resources: we have contacts and listings to help support your basic needs during this time of uncertainty
High School Scheduling Updates
Schedules will be released on the following dates:
Rising 12th grade, students with 504s, and students with IEPs: week of April 13
Rising 11th grade: week of April 20th
>Rising 10th grade: week of April 27th
>Rising 9th grade: week of May 4
Need to make a schedule change? Please submit those changes using the Schedule Change Request form.I am collecting this information so the Master Schedule team can make improvements as we continue to use PowerScheduler in future school years.
College & Career Promise: Students who are registering for CCP - once you have been granted access to do so, please email me at your earliest convenience so I can tell you which blocks can be dedicated to College & Career Promise classes.
Students will receive an email (in their EWA gmail account) that their schedule is available. Students then have the choice to either make a virtual appointment (phone conference or video conference through Google Meet) to see and discuss their schedule or they can simply email me for a copy of their schedule. (link to virtual meeting will be sent to student in a separate email)
Students can make an appointment by clicking on this link
College & Career Promise (CCP)
Mind, Body & Soul
Here are a few quick tips for self - care:
- Family Schedule: Create a basic schedule that allows time for school work, chores, movement/exercise and free time.
- Taking care of your physical body: Eating nutrious food, staying hydrated and getting in some exercise can help improve how we feel! Here is a fun way to build in movement - Go Noodle! or yoga with Cosmic Kid.
- Mindful Moment: Practicing mindfulness can help reduce stress, anxiety and depression. You can add in a few minutes of mindful breathing into your daily schedule. Try stop, breathe and think for your student. Also, here are two parent resources: stop, breathe and think or MindUp.
- Activites: Check out a couple fun activities to engage in self care - quarantine coloring pages & ABC's of self care
- Understanding our emotions with the loss of time away from our school year. It’s normal to grieve in a time like this. Also it’s important to remember grief is not linear. Everyone processes grief differently and not in a nicely laid out fashion. Have patience with yourself as you process through these very real feelings and emotions.
- Creating a calm corner in your home to work through big emotions
- Tips for talking with your child about the virus
Student Support Team
Meredith Newman, middle academy - email@example.com
Sarah Naftel, senior academy - firstname.lastname@example.org
Autumn Robinson, k-12 school psychologist - email@example.com