11/12- Guidance: Members of the Guidance Office will be present to provide non-class specific services and an overview of curriculum and standardized test schedules.
12/10 – State of the District: Dr. Pladus will be with us to present his view of the district mid year. Be sure to take a break from the busy holiday season and come out to welcome him!
No January Meeting: (rest up)
2/11 – The Ins and Outs of Course Selection and Scheduling: Assistant Principal Andrea LaPira will delve into the intricate process of course selection. It is a complicated process, and attending this event will help you understand how to map out the four years and help your student live up to their greatest potential (and have the required credits to graduate!).
3/10 – Finding the Right Balance in Raising a Teen (plus strategies for looking ahead to Summer): High school age children can be a challenge for a parent. They no longer exist in the world of the child, yet they are not yet ready in the world of an adults. What is the responsible way for parents and guardians to guide and mentor their teens and give them the independence they so often crave? A member of the school Guidance Office will share insights on the teenage years through an informal discussion and provide some ideas as you look ahead to summer and wonder about internship and employment opportunities for your teen.
4/14 – Responding to Diverse Needs—Mental Health Issues in the High School Years: Many mental health issues become emergent once children reach high school age. Attend this meeting to learn about the mental and social challenges faced by students in the school and how Strath Haven staff provides assistance and resources to students in crisis.
5/12 – End of the Year and Preview for 2016-2017 – Dr Yannacone will share her end of the year report, provide reflections on the school year, and share the 2016-2017 calendar.