It’s Red Ribbon Week and education is the most effective tool in a drug prevention program. Sometimes it is hard to find age appropriate material for older students. The Foundation for a Drug-Free World has videos with real life stories from individuals who share the truth about synthetic drugs, alcohol, pain killers, etc. that would […]
Freshman year of high school can be exciting and terrifying all at the same time. Trying to pick classes, to “fit in” and seriously thinking about life brings a whole new level of stress to students. Here are some great tips for parents and students to turn it into a springboard to a fantastic four […]
MO PTA Opposes Amendment 4: Amendment 4 would create a constitutional amendment prohibiting any new state or local sales or use tax on any service or transaction that was not subject to tax as of January 2015. Amendment 4 would compromise Missouri’s ability to invest in education, health, public safety, transportation and other critical public services. Because […]
Family Engagement Centers – The newly enacted Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes the Statewide Family Engagement Centers (SFEC) program, which provides competitive federal grants to statewide organizations to promote and implement evidenced-based family engagement strategies. If the SFEC program is funded, applications for these competitive grants can be submitted to the U.S. Department of […]
October 18, 2016 Dear PTA Parent, The fall semester is picking up speed, so it’s time for a math checkup! Can your child answer our grade-level mental math questions below? As a parent and PTA member, set your child on the path toward math mastery by presenting them with enrichment opportunities, while raising money for your local school! […]
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