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FDES Parent Education Night

FDES hosted a Parent Education Night on Thursday, January 24th from 5:30-7PM.

The evening was focused on how parents can support their children in their educational journey.  Parent Education Night began at 5:30PM in the cafeteria with a PTO meeting and an overview of the school's Title I plan.  After the meeting and overview, staff members offered several different sessions to choose from with each session lasting approximately 20 minutes.  Students in attedance watched a movie in the Music Room while parents enjoy the sessions with FDES faculty.

Sessions included:

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports- presented by Ms. Maestle

SOL preparation
- Mrs. Downey and 3rd/4th grade teachers will discuss the Virginia Standards of Learning Assessment and ways to prepare your child for the test.

Reading websites
- Learn how technology can enhance reading opportunities for students at home.

Technology
- Kelly carey leads an information session about Common Sense Media

Spanish Literacy Orientation- Mrs. Studebaker and Senora Petrowitsch will share ideas on how to support children reading and writing in the Spanish language with fun strategies and websites for use at home.

Ready Rosie- Debbie Beeman and Liz White will present information about Ready Rosie and how it can be used to help your child.

Cyber Bullying
- Amy Zimmerman will present parental guidelines for internet safety.


Thank you to parents and families who attend this event.

4th grade teachers giving a presentation to parents about the SOL tests

Ms. Petrowitsch and Mrs. Estes presenting Spanish Literacy skills to parents