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Lynbrook High School  | August 29, 2018

Dear Lynbrook Parents & Guardians,

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the following events.

Back to School Night!
Thursday, September 6

6:30 pm |  Informational Open House/Technology Support @ Library

7:00 - 9:00 pm  |  Classroom Presentations

 

Early next week, parents will receive an email from InformedK12 that will contain the following:

  • Your student's class schedule
  • Information about the evening
  • School Map

A Healthy Mind-- Tuesday, September 11

A School Loop email announcing this event was sent to all parents on Monday 8/27/18.

In connection with our ongoing support of student mental wellness and pursuant to Education Code 215, as added by Assembly Bill 2246, the District is adding supports to our practice addressing student suicide prevention and intervention. We are also continuing the fourth year of our partnership with El Camino Hospital in connection with this effort.

We invite parents to join us on Tuesday, September 11 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at LHS in the Auditorium as we continue the conversation on teen mental health. If you have any questions about the student assembly and/or parent event, please contact Assistant Superintendent Trudy Gross at 408-522-2203 or trudy_gross@fuhsd.org

 

Registration required. Seating is limited. Call 800-216-5556 or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-healthy-mind-a-discussion-with-parents-on-teen-mental-health-registration-49194340597

Mindful Parenting--Tuesday, September 25

Join us for a PTSA & Lynbrook Excellence sponsored speaker event. Roni Habib will be addressing parents on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, in the Lynbrook Auditorium.

We all want our children to be happy, more peaceful, more attuned to others’ needs, and to be able to regulate during stressful times.  The best way for them to learn these skills is through watching their role models practice it. Yet, what does it mean to be mindful? And what does it mean to parent mindfully?  How can we become more present with and for our children when life can be so incredibly busy? How can we begin to emotion coach our children and help them thrive through adversity?  In our time together, we’ll explore these questions and understand the why and how of mindful parenting. This session will be active, fun, and you’ll learn a ton!

Roni Habib, is an expert in helping educators and parents become more mindful and connected to the children in their care.  He leads workshops and speaks in schools nationally and abroad and is the founder of EQ Schools. At the beginning of his career, Roni struggled with the high stresses and demands of teaching and began to lose touch with why he wanted to be a teacher in the first place.  It was so painful that he finally discovered the power of integrating Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, and Positive Psychology in his classroom, in parenting his children, and in his own life. He felt called to share this new approach with the world. Roni has since inspired hundreds of educators and parents through his workshops and conferences.  Most importantly, he has a huge heart and loves helping people

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO ACCESS Eventbrite to RSVP.

One more reminder about bringing lunches to campus

It is a kind thing to bring lunch to your student, but we are unable to facilitate this practice.  We cannot safely store food, and we are unable to accommodate parents who come to the office to drop off food for students. Students need to bring their lunches with them in the morning and store their food securely in their lockers. 

The main parking lot has been crowded with parents bringing food to students. When the loading area, fire lanes, and the main parking lot aisles are jammed with cars during lunch, it creates an unsafe environment for everyone. It is best for students to bring their lunches to school on their own in the morning.

To maintain a safe school, it is important that staff can identify all adults on campus. That is why we have a check-in and check-out process for visitors. In the name of safety, we ask that parents refrain from roaming campus to deliver lunches.

If a student does not bring a lunch to school, the school does offer brunch and lunch for students. Our food service workers are adding another register to reduce wait time, and they are adding a side salad and additional fruit options with the main lunch. Parents can add money to their student's account through the Infinite Campus portal, or students can bring cash to pay for meals. 

Thank you for your assistance with this important safety concern.

 

I look forward to seeing at these special September events!

Mrs. Maria Jackson

Principal

 

 

 
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