Category Archives: Parenting tips

Weekly newsletter about class events and fundraisers

On Friday, April 22nd, the Home and School Association will launch a weekly newsletter called the STRATH HAVEN eBlast. Most of the content will be about fundraisers organized by the Classes of 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016, but we’ll also share some general information … Continue reading

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Files for October HSA meeting

Presentation (PPT) and minutes (PDF) from the October Home and School meeting. Sample graph from Dr Yannacone’s slides is below.  

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School directory for sale ($10) at Back-to-School Night

Back-to-School Night is at 7:00pm Thursday, September 10th.  Actually, you should attempt to arrive 6:45ish: parking can be a challenge, finding the correct room is a challenge, and you really, really need to visit the Home and School Welcome Table … Continue reading

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Principal’s presentation on drugs at high school

If you missed the presentation on March 12th 2015, here are the slides Dr Yannacone showed. You can also download the Powerpoint file. Referenced URLs are below the images. Websites referenced: http://www.monitoringthefuture.org http://www.drugabuse.gov https://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/frequently-asked-questions-and-facts-about-marijuana http://www.capabilitiesinc.com/research.html http://www.casacolumbia.org http://www.mentorfoundation.org/uploads/Adolescent_Brain_Booklet.pdf http://www.caron.org/knowledge-library/teenage-abuse-addiction/marijuana Dr Yannacone … Continue reading

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Copples Lane alert for AM drivers

If you are on Copples Lane at S. Providence Road, there’s a white sign that prohibits left turns during the morning hours when schools are starting. But what if you want to drive ACROSS S. Providence Road to the High … Continue reading

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U-turns during morning dropoff

Just a friendly plea to busy parents: please do not pull off onto the side of Providence Road to unload your kid at the High School. Also, please do not then make a U-turn in front of school. Impressionable kids … Continue reading

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Providence Road overpass

Just a random safety nudge for any parents reading this site: please urge your kid to use the overpass instead of darting across Providence Road. Some kids are doing it after school, and still others after games, practices, and rehearsals … Continue reading

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