Community Bulletin Board
6/6/2021 7:44 am
In honor of Pride Month, and in celebration of the diverse identities in our school communities, the FRR Equity PAC is delighted to invite you to our weekly Zoom gathering, this week featuring special guests Principal Asa Sevelius and college student Jamey Walker.
- Wednesday 6/9 at 7:30 pm
- Zoom link: bit.ly/rrrzoom
For more information on Ruffin Ridley Readers & Leaders, check out our intro video here, and our recent guests and topics here. We welcome intermural collaborations for next year--email us if interested!
6/6/2021 7:37 am
With new dispensaries opening in Brookline, B-PEN urges parents to be vigilant about underage marijuana use. We are hearing anecdotally that use is up among younger and younger teens, so now is a good time to continue the conversation about family expectations. The Marijuana page of www.B-PEN.org offers helpful information, including “Ten Talking Points for Discussing Marijuana with Our Kids”, an excellent video made by BHS Peer Leaders, and a list of online resources.
5/22/2021 1:32 pm
FUN WAYS TO EXPLORE CODING
In today's digital world, learning to code is an important part of any child's education. At Empow Studios, we make coding fun - with some amazing camp options for your child to explore in Brookline this summer.
5/16/2021 11:22 am
Registration is open for both the BHS Boys and Girls summer basketball clinics. Both clinics will take place from Monday 6/28 to Thursday 7/01, with players currently in grades 3 through 5 going from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and players in grades 6 through 8 going from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Further details and more information are available on the Brookline Basketball website. Capacity is limited (that's just the world we live in).
Online registration is available:
The website also has information about other summer camp and clinic offerings. Unfortunately, there are fewer camp/clinic offerings this summer, so it makes sense to plan ahead. Please check the website for updates.
5/12/2021 2:48 pm
The B-PEN (Brookline Parent Education Network) Parent Update is now available summarizing key information from Jon Mattleman's parent and caregiver presentation “Light at the End of the Tunnel – Strategies & Resources for the Transitions Ahead.” It addresses how we can manage anxiety, optimize resilience, and keep our families in balance as COVID-19 restrictions relax and we resume some semblance of normalcy.
Check out some wellness tips to support caregivers. The latest tip:
Why support your PTO?
The Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is a parent-run group that organizes and funds dozens of initiatives and enrichment programs for our children at Heath. Join other parents in helping make your child's school an excellent one!