PTA & Parent education Meetings

 

PTA meetings are great places to get important information and connect with the Borel community. Learn about upcoming events, budget programs, changes at the school and policy updates.  Also, there are often speakers who cover topics pertinent to parenting middle school students.  Look out for details in the weekly Bobcat Blast or on the Borel Calendar

 

Mark your calendar for the 2018-2019 school year meetings:

 

 

STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT YOUR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT

Monday September 24, 2018 | 6:30-8:00pm in the Borel library

Come hear from Carolyn Orta, Educator and Owner of Ms. Orta’s House, an After-School Academic Program on what you can do to help your middle school student with organization skills, homework, studying and school work.   

 

ANGST MOVIE | RAISING AWARENESS AROUND ANXIETY

Wednesday October 22, 2018 | 6:30-8:00pm in the Borel library

Come with your child…Angst is a 56-minute documentary film that explores anxiety its causes, effects and what we can do about it.  The filmmakers' goal is to have a global conversation and raise awareness around anxiety. Angst features candid interviews with kids and young adults who suffer, or have suffered, from anxiety and what they've learned about it. The film includes discussions with mental health experts about the causes of anxiety and its sociological effects, as well as help, resources and tools. This film is not yet available online- only though a private screening. https://angstmovie.com

 

LISTENING TO YOUR KIDS STRUGGLES WITHOUT OUR STRESS GETTING IN THE WAY

Monday January 14, 2019 | 6:30-8:00pm in the Borel library

“Let’s talk about it.”

When our kids are stressed out or in pain, all we want to do is fix things. Learn how to handle your own stress — and reduce your child’s — by becoming the effective listener your kids’ need.

Given by Cynthia Klein: Certified Parenting Educator and Coach

 

CHOOSING THE BEST APPROACH FOR EVERY PARENTING CHALLENGE

Monday February 11, 2019 | 6:30-8:00pm in the Borel library

“Do this.”

“Let’s do this together.”

“What do you want to do?”

We all want our children to grow into capable adults. Learn how to teach your kids critical independent life skills by knowing when to direct them, when to solve problems together, and when to support their own problem-solving process

Given by Cynthia Klein: Certified Parenting Educator and Coach

 

FOUNDERS DAY

Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 6:30pm in the Borel library 

Join us for our annual Founders Day celebration.  Parents enjoy dessert while watching presentations celebrating those who are receiving the Honorary Service Awards. These special awards are given to honor a small group of parents, teachers, staff members or community members for their outstanding efforts on behalf of children at Borel.