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    The Parent Academy is an opportunity to connect with parents through shared learning experiences, skill building exercises, and informational presentations.  It will empower parents to participate fully in their child’s education by meeting the needs of diverse learners through a culturally responsive lens.  Parent Academy will be a two-way conduit for understanding our parents’ needs and supporting their participation in their child’s life.

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  • Session 3 - October 27th

    SHS Parent Academy

    Session 3- Course Selection: Finding a Balanced Fit

    Dear parents and guardians,

    Please join us for the third meeting of the Schaumburg High School Parent Academy Series.

    This meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 27 in the SHS Media Center. We welcome

    you to join us for a social gathering and resource fair at 6:30 pm. This meeting is open to parents

    of all student grade levels.

    The schedule for the evening is as follows:

    6:30-7:00 pm - Social Hour and Community Resource Fair

    ➢ Visit with Parent Academy staff, learn about community resources, and get to

    know other parents. Food and beverages will be available in a designated eating

    area.

    7:00-8:00pm - 22-23 Course Selection: Finding a balanced fit

    ➢ Post Secondary Preparation

    ■ College and Career Pathways

    ➢ Course Selection

    ■ Dual Credit/ Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

    ■ Electives

    ➢ Balance and Rigor

    ➢ Transcript

    8:00-8:30 pm - Parent Discussion and Feedback

    ➢ We welcome your feedback to help us continue to develop and improve Parent

    Academy Sessions

    ➢ Share your own experience and questions to connect with other SHS parents!

    Local Business Partners

    ★ Oberweis

    ★ Green Joe Coffee

    ★ Culvers

    ★ Dairy Queen

    Community Resources

    ★ Kenneth Young Center

    ★ Susan Turner – Career Advisor

    Services at SHS

    ★ Sarah Kirk – Harper College

    Remember, child care is available at all Parent Academy sessions! We look forward to

    continuing our partnership with you, your family, and our greater community. Please complete

    this google form to let us know you’re coming. Registration is not required, but it will help us

    greatly as we plan.

    Sincerely,

    The Parent Academy Team

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  • October 27th Registration Form

    Follow this link to register for the October 27th session.

  • Watch the September 29th Session


    Session 2 - Building Resiliency and Utilizing Supports: Featuring Jackie Rhew


    Dear parents and guardians,
    Please join us for the second meeting of the Schaumburg High School Parent Academy Series.
    This meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 29 in the SHS Media Center. We
    welcome you to join us for a social gathering and resource fair at 6:30pm. The schedule for the
    evening is as follows:


    6:30-7:00pm - Social Hour and Community Resource Fair
    ➢ Visit with Parent Academy staff, learn about community resources, and get to
    know other parents. Food and beverages will be available in a designated eating
    area.

    ❖ 7:00-8:00pm - Featured Speaker - Jackie Rhew, LCPC
    ➢ Jackie Rhew is an expert in parent education and social-emotional support. She
    has worked in the field for more than 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge
    on common conditions like anxiety and depression. Her presentation will include
    strategies and tips for building resiliency and supporting teens throughout high
    school. Jackie has parented teens, so she speaks from a personal and professional
    perspective.

    ❖ 8:00-8:30pm - Social-Emotional and Academic Supports at SHS
    ➢ Parent Academy staff will present on specific supports available to students at
    SHS, and tips for navigating those supports from home.

    Local Business Partners
    ★ Green Joe Coffee
    ★ Culvers
    ★ Dairy Queen

    Community Resources
    ★ Kenneth Young Center
    ★ Schaumburg Police Social Worker
    ★ Schaumburg Township Library
    ★ Trickster Gallery
    ★ The Barn

    Remember, child care is available at all Parent Academy sessions! We look forward to
    continuing our partnership with you, your family, and our greater community. Please complete
    this google form to let us know you’re coming. Registration is not required, but it will help us
    greatly as we plan.


    Sincerely,


    The Parent Academy Team

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  • August 24th Session

    Here you will find all the information about the August 24th session.


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  • Welcome Letter

    Please access this folder to view our Welcome Letter in your native language.


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  • Welcome Letter in your Native Language

    Please access this folder to view our Welcome Letter in your native language.

  • Parent Survey

    We invite you to fill our Parent Survey, this information is being collected as part of our continuing effort to understand your experiences with school staff and other parents of SHS. Your responses on this survey will help us t o create better relationships between all stakeholders at SHS. Your responses are voluntary and confidential.