Miquon Matters, 2.12.18
YOUR ACTION ITEMS
- Please complete the re-enrollment process by February 15.
- Always check the Google Calendar — school’s closed Friday, Monday, and Tuesday!
- Register for Vacation Care if you need it Fri, Feb 16 and Tues, Feb 20.
- Note there is no lunch order this week.
By February 15, please complete the re-enrollment process which includes submitting the enrollment contract, the enrollment deposit payment form, and the parent handbook form via the online Parent Portal.
Contact Andrea if you need assistance logging into the Parental Portal.
Kids and Digital Devices: A Miquon Community Education Event
Tues, Feb 13, 7-8:30 pm | Clisby Library @ Miquon
Join psychotherapist Julie Jacobson in a discussion around children and families and the use of digital devices. Dr. Jacobson has more than ten years of experience working with clients on a range of issues. Whether you are currently working on setting healthy boundaries around your child’s screen time, or whether you’re anticipating dealing with this issue in the future, come learn and talk with other Miquon parents.
Childcare and a pizza dinner are provided for a $10 fee. Please mention your needs when you RSVP.
Community Pancake Breakfast
Sat, Mar 10, 9:00 am | Moore Build @ Miquon
Save the date of Saturday, March 10 for this year’s annual Pancake Breakfast, a chance for families to spend the morning together enjoying pancakes and friends here at school. There is a suggested $5 (cash only) donation per person.
This is a parent-run community event and we need your help! Interested parents can use the link below to volunteer. Thanks!
Also if you think you might attend, take care to RSVP so we know how much batter to make!
COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
Yes! And… Collaborative Arts’ Presents: The Song of Silence
Feb 22 – 24, times vary | Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 7 Lock St, Manayunk
Humming? Not allowed. Singing? Even worse. Dancing? Absolutely not! Not in this musical.
A town once set to the tune of adventure and merriment suddenly goes silent, hidden away behind a wall – and for hundreds of years, it stays that way. The thing is, no one really remembers why … only that it’s for their own good. But when a group of kids dares to dream of what lies beyond, they might find that the adults aren’t always right!
Persevering through Challenges and Developing Resilience
Thurs, Mar 1, 7:00 pm | Milestone Academy, 700 Cedar Rd, Jenkintown
Ryan Wexelblatt, Director and Founder of the Center for ADHD, will lead a discussion for parents on helping students with ADHD and learning differences develop resilience. He will share strategies for helping parents move their child away from being over-dependent and toward feeling empowered.
For more details, contact Carol Wolf by phoning 215-663-1160 or email.
Solar Panels Recommended
A Miquon family recently had a solar panel system installed with no out-of-pocket costs. The panels will generate 50% of the family’s electricity, and they will use their soon-to-expire 2019 tax credits to pay for it through the vendor’s financing system. The goal of Vivint Solar is to help lower fossil fuel consumption and provide a barrier to lobbyists who try to derail alternative energy solutions in this area.
Email Miquon parent Kim Raznov Coon if you want to learn more about it.
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