In an effort to strengthen the partnership between parents and school, the Parent Academy hosts a series of workshops for our school community throughout the school year and works to strengthen home and school communication. The following events will be taking place in the district through the remainder of March 2023.
March 23, 2023 Union Middle School, STEM Night 6:00-7:00 PM UMS Cafeteria March 23, 2023 Rutherford High School, Post Secondary Information Night 7:00 RHS Auditorium March 24, 2023 Elementary, Build and Maintain Positive Social Connections in … [Read more...] about Upcoming District Workshops and Events
Building Self Esteem
Parents ultimately want their child (children) to be happy in the individual they are. This can be a difficult area to navigate and at times can seem daunting. Below are some suggested resources to promote confidence through books, movies and family based activities! Building Self Esteem … [Read more...] about Building Self Esteem
Did you know Teen Vaping has grown to become our nation’s number one drug threat for teens?
To help keep our community's students safe, the Rutherford School District Parent Academy encourages parents to attend an informative evening event about vaping sponsored by the Rutherford Police Department, the Rutherford Elks, the Rutherford Municipal Alliance and GCADA!
Vaping: Save Your Breath
What Every Parent Needs to Know
March 7, 6:30-800
Presenter: by Timothy Shoemaker
Location: Elks Club Lodge #547 , 48 Ames Ave REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED The presenter, Tim Shoemaker, is a nationally recognized educator, … [Read more...] about Did you know Teen Vaping has grown to become our nation’s number one drug threat for teens?
RHS Curriculum Night January 19th
The Rutherford High School Guidance Department will host Curriculum Night on January 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium. We will review graduation requirements and courses offered. Parents and students are welcome to attend. … [Read more...] about RHS Curriculum Night January 19th
Parent Academy Presentation: Cool Calm and Collected
Thank you to CarePlus for an informative presentation on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The presentation provided parents with an overview of the adolescent brain and its effect on study and focus. The evening also provided an opportunity for open dialogue among parents to discuss strategies and skills and the best practice to implement at home to help build self-reliance.
The Parent Academy will be presenting additional workshops in the winter and spring of 2023. Topics and dates will be shared following the new year.