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2016-2017 Parent Involvement Calendar 

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Sneek-A-Peek

August 4th @ 6:00pm

National Grandparent's Day

September 9th during lunches

Open House

September 15th @ 8:30am

Title I Professional Development for Staff

September 15th - (Open House) The Basics of Parent Engagement

October 13th - (Planning) Homework: Including Parents in the Process

Title I Annual Parent Meeting

September 15th @ 6:30pm

During this meeting parents are informed about the school's Title I program and their rights to be involved. Parents will get to meet staff and teachers, visit the Parent Resource Center, and get a better understanding of what it means to be a Title I school.

The Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is made up of a parent representative from each grade level, the principal, two teachers, our instructional lead teacher and the parent outreach facilitator. The PAC meets at least three times a year and gives input and direction for the Title I program including the school compact, the school policy for parent involvement, and the parent workshops. ALL parents at North Douglas Elementary are invited and encouraged to attend and participate in all PAC meetings. The meetings will be advertised on the school website, on signage, and through flyers. The dates for the PAC meetings for 2016-2017 are listed below. Please note that dates and times are subject to change.

Parent Advisory Council (P.A.C) Meetings

September 13 @ 6:30pm

January 10 @ 3:30pm

May 9 @ 8:30am

Go for the Goal Curriculum Night

November 17 @ 6:30pm

Teachers will familiarize parents with the programs that they will be using to teach students such as Lucy Calkins Writing and Eureka Math. In addition reading and homework strategies will be provided.

Spooktacular Science Night

October 20 @ 6:30pm

Families are invited out for tricks, treats, and fun science activities and experiments. Costumes are welcome. Special Guest Mr. Michael Green from Science for Everyone.

Thanksgiving Lunch w/ Homework Strategy Information

November 16th & 17th (During the day)

National Parental Involvement Day

November 19

Read Across America

March 2 (All Day)

Test Preparation and Strategies

February 9, 2016

Families will learn about the Georgia Milestones Assessment System (GMAS), test preparation skills, and study strategies for all grade levels.

Using Technology Wisely Night

March 14 @ 6:30pm

Special Guest, Darien Carruth, Douglas County Instructional Technology Specialist, will help parents better understand how to use technology at home in conjunction with what their children are learning in school.

Summer Reading & Talent Show

April 11 @ 6:30pm

Kindergarten Transition

April 2017

Race to Summer Learning Success

May 4, 2017 @ 6:30pm

Families will receive information about:

- Summer Review Packets

- Summer Library Reading Program

- Summer Enrichment programs from Recreation Dept.

- Summer Safety information from the Police Dept.

- Summer Food Program

- Summer Writing Prompts

- Educational Learning Websites

- Summer Workbooks

Fifth Grade Transition

May 11, 2017 @ 6pm

If you would like to serve on the Parent Advisory Council or would like more information regarding our various resources and parent workshops, please contact our ILT and Parent Outreach Facilitator, Ms. McClary at (770) 651-4855; email her at Schontal.Mcclary@douglas.k12.ga.us; or make an appointment to visit her in the Parent Resource Center. The faculty, staff, and administrators at North Douglas look forward to working with your family this year!

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