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7th and 8th Graders, High School & Beyond

About half of our 7th and 8th graders were recently introduced to their High School & Beyond Plan during Health, Office Tech, or in Edgenuity meetings.  This high school requirement starts in middle school with Career Planner, an online application found on each student's Clever homepage under Graduation Resources/School Data Solutions.  More information can be found by watching this video or PPT: 

 

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If your student wasn’t present during the Career Planner lesson or has Health or Office Tech 2nd semester, they are welcome to watch this video now and explore the Career Planner app.  The surveys are fun and provide interesting and valuable insight on preferences, interests, and skills that students already have AND may want to explore throughout the next 4-5 years.

 

A few of our local community resources!  

The Tulalip Boys and Girls Club is offering FREE childcare for families who live in the 98271 zip code. They provide breakfast, lunch, and snacks.  Plus, they offer supervision of virtual learning along with light assistance/tutoring. Their hours are 6am-5pm.

 

Join Sno-Isle Libraries for their Issues That Matter series, Pandemic Pressures: Supporting Community and Family Mental Health. Upcoming events are aimed to help individuals and families of all ages and will be held as Zoom webinars. Please click on the links below to register.

 

Wellness in Uncertainty  6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14

Learn if your feelings are normal or if they're a sign to seek help. Panelists will talk about how to identify warning signs in yourself and loved ones and share information about available resources. This webinar is about creating healthy connections and finding hope.

 

Recognizing Anxiety and Depression in Kids  10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30

Learn how to tell the difference between normal child behavior and changes that indicate it's time to seek help. Learn about help that's available for kids and their families. Panelists will share tips and offer resources to help kids of all ages cope with pandemic pressures.

 

Every Sunday, the Marysville Family YMCA is partnering with local businesses and non-profits to provide a community shower time, “Showers After Hours.” This weekly service will be provided at no charge to the community.  Find out more at the Marysville Family YMCA, located at 6420 60th Dr NE, Marysville, WA 98270

 

For additional resources https://www.lwsd.wednet.edu/Page/1460

 

 

 

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