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Parents and Teachers as Allies Mental Health Awareness Workshop March 23rd

Parents and Teachers as Allies

Mental Health Awareness Workshop

Wednesday March 23rd at 6.30pm

Happy Hollow LGI Room

All Parents & Guardians welcome

 

NAMI (National Association for Mental Illness) Parents & Teachers as Allies (PTA) workshops aim to empower and educate parents, teachers and school staff in order to make a lasting difference in the lives of young people. PTA consists of two complimentary workshops: one for teachers and school staff, the other for parents. Teachers at West Lafayette Schools received training from NAMI during the 2014-15 school year, and the workshop on March 23rd 2016 is for parents and guardians.

The 90 minute presentation will be led by a local team of 4 people who have directly experienced mental health issues, either as a parent, student, educator or advocate.

West Lafayette Community School Corporation has embraced the support from NAMI for its staff and is now offering the same opportunity for parents via this workshop organized by the Parent Council of the Junior/Senior High School.

For more details contact : westlafayetteparentcouncil@gmail.com

 

 

 

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SPIRIT WEAR SALE!

 Show your Westside Pride with tshirts, dry fit, hoodies, jackets, blankets, gloves, hats and duffle bags. The sale will run until Nov. 10th. All proceeds will go towards Parent Council which funds teacher grants, special events and more. Flyers with mailing envelopes can be found in the office or order online http://www.ernstsports.com/west-lafayette
***They make great Holiday presents! You can ship directly to your house or to the school for distribution.
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Welcome to Parent Council 2015

Thank you so much to all the families who donated to Parent Council this year. With your donation, we will be able to fund teacher grants, support some school events, and show our parents appreciation for the teachers. We served a light dinner on open house night and we are getting ready to organize a breakfast in October.

We are working on the directory, it should be available by the end of September.

We will be starting the grant process next month, and we are looking forward to reading all the grants from our teachers.

If you would like to come to our monthly meetings, they are open to all and you can find the dates on this site.

It is not too late to donate. Your check for $30.00 or more will make a difference. You will have the opportunity to allow our grant process to continue enhancing student classroom experiences and of course receive the annual student directory of all Jr. High and Senior High Student families.  You can donate online through Skyward, or download the form on our website and return it to the office with your donation.

Thank you for your continued support,

The Parent Council

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Marsh Fresh Ideas for Education

All schools in Indiana had to re-register for the Marsh Fresh Ideas for Education this year. Please sign up using your Marsh card. Our school code is 29164. It’s easy you can do it online! Thanks for your support!

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Welcome to the New School Year 2014-2015

WELCOME to Parent Council. We’d like to extend a special welcome to those of you who are new to our community and/or building. Your Parent Council Officers are ready for another year of actively supporting the West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School community of students, teachers, staff, and parents.

Our monthly meetings are open to all. Please feel free to join us to learn about what is happening in the school as well as discuss the opportunities and challenges facing our students, educators, administration, and families. Please know that your questions, interests, and insights are important to help make our school the best that it can be. You will be able to find the calendar of our meetings on the school website (http://blogs.wl.k12.in.us/jrsrpc/) and you can like us on Facebook (West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School Parent Council) to get up-to-date information.

We look forward to the continued success of programs like the backpack program, which provides supplemental food on weekends for families in need, providing teacher grants, organizing the etiquette dinner, and providing the student directory. Our publication, the Student Directory, allows parents to build and maintain educational and community connections. The teacher grants allow our teachers to further enrich our students’ education. The etiquette dinner is a fun event at Purdue’s Marriott Hall that educates our students on the proper ways of presenting themselves in a job interview situation as well as when they are taken out for dinner or invited to a reception during an interview process.

Our monthly meetings are open to all. They provide up-to-date information on topics of interest between the school and our community. They also provide a forum to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing our students, educators, administration, and families.

Please join us, with your participation and financial support, to help make West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School be the best it can be for our students, our teachers and our community.

I look forward to meeting you,

Véronique Scofield

President Parent Council 2014 – 2015

vmscofield@gmail.com

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2014 Etiquette Dinner

West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School Parent Council hosts a Junior / Senior Class Etiquette Dinner every year.  It is  held at the Marriott Hall at Purdue University. There is a wonderful sit down meal served by the Purdue Hotel & Tourism Management Students, along with instruction on greetings, table manners, cell phone and other dinner etiquette. Students are required to dress in their ‘Sunday best’. This event is limited to all Juniors and those seniors who have not attended the previous year. This is an annual event sponsored by the Parent Council to provide juniors and seniors some key life skills in the dining arena.

The 2014 dinner is on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5.30 pm and the cost is $25. Fill out this form and drop it off, along with  $25 check payable to WL Parent Council, to the high school office, or mail it to :

Ann Cohen
1845 Sheridan Rd.
West Lafayette, IN 47906

The registration deadline is Wednesday, February 12th.  Only the first 65 students to sign-up can be accommodated.

Questions? Please contact Ann Cohen at 765-426-1699.

Thanks!

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2013 Spirit Wear Sale

The 2013 Spirit Wear Sale is here!

Click here to see pictures/prices of the items available, and click here to download an order form.  Print and turn in the form along with a check to the high school office.

To view products and/or order online, go to http://tinyurl.com/m9jur8h and create an account using product code 131783.

Samples will be in the High School Commons on Monday, November 11 and Tuesday, November 12 during lunch (11:30 – 1:30). Please stop by and see what we have this year!

Orders are due November 26th!

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2013 Stadium Chairs are Here!

2013 Stadium Chair

To order a chair, print and fill out this order form and return it to the high school office by September 27th, 2013. Questions? Contact Amy Fisher (acf555@gmail.com) or Paulette Moody (jpmoody1@yahoo.com).

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Parent Council Meeting

The first Parent Council meeting of the 2013-14 school year will be held Wednesday, September 11 at 1:30 p.m. in the new dining area of the cafeteria.  The meeting is open to all.  We hope to see you there.

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