Open House Parent Ed Camps

 Parent EdCamps

Many parents have expressed that they have enjoyed learning more deeply about specific topics that have been offered through the Parent EdCamps after the open house team meetings.  Many have also said that they wished they could attend all of them to learn more. Below are the descriptions of each EdCamp and a link to the PowerPoint presentation.
If you have further questions, please contact your student's advisor or either school administrator.

Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports: SMS’s preventative discipline approach that focuses on teaching a set of core values and expectations

Advisory Program: Includes focus on student/adult relationships, community building, fostering social, emotional well-being; and providing academic support for higher achievement PPT

Performance-based assessments: Complex tasks that promote higher order thinking and application of knowledge and skills PPT

Preparing your student for high school: What to expect from teachers and how parents can support student success 
PPT (this session run as a circle discussion)

Executive Functioning: How to support your child in developing organizational, planning/prioritizing, time management skills

Anxiety 101: How anxiety can manifest itself in middle schoolers and how parents can best support PPT

Growth Mindset: The importance of grit and persistence PPT

Grading and Reporting: Fluid system, which grades are reported, academics v. behaviors, introduction to proficiency PPT
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