Education Briefs

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

N-F to host Tips and Tools for Parents

Everyone is invited to the Newell-Fonda School for a dynamite time!

The 4th Annual "T-n-T" Night 'Tips and Tools' For Parents will be held Tuesday, March 17 6-8 p.m. in the new gym at the Newell-Fonda building.

Refreshments! Door prizes! Baby-sitting provided!

Parents, by attending, you can earn five extra bonus points for your 4th-12 grader for attending or a special recess/treat for your TK-3rd grader.

These sessions are open to anyone. Invite a friend! All parents from any district are welcome to attend.

Tips and Tools sessions include:

* Technology: 21st Century Skills

* 4-Year-Old Preschool Grant

* Smart Board Presentations

1-2-3 Magic: Help with Discipline

* Protecting Your Child Against Sexual Abuse

* Middle School Technology Presentation

Kreative Kitchen to serve meal Thursday

The Storm Lake High School Kreative Kitchen will sserve a meal on Thursday.

The Kitchen is under the management of instructor Becky Stille; the cooks are made up of students from the creative foods class.

The meal will be served in the food room at SLHS (Room 18) at 12:10 p.m. Cost for the meals is $5. Reserve your spot by noon on Tuesday before the meal by calling the high school office at 732-8065.

No cancellations after 8 a.m. the day of the meal.

* Thursday, March 12 (reservations by Tuesday, March 10): Warm Thai pork salad with Asian ginger dressing, French onion pan rolls, chocolate mousse.

SLHS to host College Night March 12

All area high school juniors and their parents are invited to learn more about their college options at the annual Storm Lake High School College Night from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 in the Storm Lake High School Gym.

Representatives from approximately 65 colleges, schools, and branches of the military will be in attendance. The purpose of the program is to give high school students and their parents an opportunity to discuss admission requirements, housing, financial aid, scholarships, internships, and specific majors.

The following will be represented: four-year colleges, area community colleges, junior colleges, business schools, beauty schools, trade and technical schools, nursing schools, branches of the military, and financial aid.

College Night is free and open to the public. All area high school students and their parents are invited to attend.

Information may be obtained at all high school guidance offices in the area.

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