Schools give parents tools to help kids thrive
Hands-on activities are the focus of the popular Math Night at Patwin Elementary School; this one was held in October 2014. Courtesy photo
How can parents mentor the children, and help them get the most out of their daily experience at school?
That’s the central question on the agenda as the Davis school district hosts its third annual Parent Engagement Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Harper Junior High, 4000 E. Covell Blvd.
The multi-faceted program, titled “Helping Your Child Thrive in School,” is focused on a wide range of programs from schools across the district that promote student learning and inform parents about how they can support their children.
The event — which will feature nearly 20 break-out sessions — is designed to showcase many of the Davis district's successful programs. The sessions are aimed at parents, not students. Continue Reading