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Learn SGS lingo, meet other parents and guardians, get your questions answered!

Learn SGS lingo, meet other parents and guardians, get your questions answered!

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  • Target Audience: New families 6-8pm on Wednesday, September 2nd * Advisory * Communication * Organization * Homework * Internship * Overnight Trips * Safety/Drills * Learning Team Meetings * Culminations * Narrative Assessments * Breaks and Holidays
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    • 1. Seattle Girls’ School Parent/Guardian Information Series Session One: SGS 101 September 2, 2010
    • 2. Introductions Warm-Up Questions What are you most curious about? Are there specific questions you have? What would you like out of the session today? (Please jot down your questions on your note card)
    • 3.
      • Start getting to know others in the parent/guardian community
      • Meet some resource folks
      • Learn a little SGS Lingo
      • Whom do I contact about…?
      • Get questions answered
      Tonight’s Goals
    • 4. Pleased to Meetcha! Who are the SGSers in the room?
    • 5. Learning the Lingo
      • Advisory
      • Community Meetings
      • Adventure and Wellness
      • Internships
      • Mentors
      • Learning Team Meetings
      • Culminations
      • CAP
      • After School Programs
        • Sports
        • Learning Center
        • Tutoring
        • Game Room
        • After Care
    • 6. Spirit of SGS
    • 7. Mixing it Up What drew you to SGS? All girl environment? Curriculum? Anti-bias mission? Academic rigor? Girl empowerment? Enjoyment of School? Social justice? Cross-country team? Whole package deal? Other? Please gather by aspects. Meet, chat, clarify. What was the ah-hah moment that made you want to send your girl to SGS?
    • 8. Whom do I ask about…? My student in general…………….…………..…Advisor Student’s performance in class………………Teachers Academics…………………………….Sally McLaughlin School level conversations…………Rafael del Castillo Forms and Transcripts…………….…Jessica Williams Billing and Tuition………………………..Tiffany Rauen Internships, Mentors, Athletics…………..Fleur Larsen
    • 9. Sgoodle Grade Level Blogs and Websites Thursday Notes Home CAP Paper Cut Emails and Phone Calls Learning Team Meetings Narrative Assessments Coffee with Rafael Communication Continued
    • 10. Mixing it Up Meet your neighbors! Mental Map of Seattle Please gather by areas. Meet, chat, clarify. Are you connected to neighborhood resources, carpools, buddy families?
    • 11. Drop-off, Pick-up Attendance Vacation Plans Communication Feedback Volunteering Celebrating School-Home Partnership
    • 12. Coming Soon to a Parent/Guardian Program Series Near You… Priming Your Girls for Learning Curriculum Night Adolescence Math Night Alternative Aggression (Female Bullying) Sex Ed Programs And More!
    • 13. Mixing it Up My Girl Is… An only child The oldest child A middle child The youngest child An adopted child Please gather in birth order groups. Meet, chat, clarify. What are your greatest hopes and fears for your girl in this stage of her youth?
    • 14. Questions, Questions
    • 15. Thank You! Have a fantastic year!