All Ferndale School District families are invited to attend Parent and Community Connections Night, co-hosted by the district and community partners, on Wednesday, January 23 from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Vista Middle School Library.
All ages are welcome to attend the district-wide event. Childcare will be provided for ages 2 through 10 during the evening. If childcare is needed, event hosts kindly request that families RSVP for the event by calling Vista Middle School (360-383-9371).
Parent and Community Connections Night serves to connect families and youth with local resources. Parents, students, school staff and community organizations staff will spend the evening discussing important issues facing youth and families. Snacks and refreshments will be available at the event.
During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to:
- Share expertise, experience and concerns about issues impacting young people
- Connect with other Ferndale families
- Speak with youth during student-led presentations
- Hear from school staff and local community organization representatives
Topics discussed will include mental health, building healthy relationships, conflict resolution and substance abuse.
Parent and Community Connections Night is supported by and will feature organizational representatives from:
- Ferndale School District
- Ferndale Community Coalition
- M.A.D. H.O.P.E. (Making a Difference – Helping Other People Everywhere)
- Whatcom County Health Department
- Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
- Whatcom Family Community Network
- Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence
- Washington State University Extension – Strengthening Families Program
Parent and Community Connections Night
Who: All families invited to attend, district-wide event
When: Wednesday, January 23 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Vista Middle School Library
Vista Middle School
6051 Vista Drive
Ferndale, WA 98248
For questions or more information about the event, please contact Vista Middle School Assistant Principal Joel Francik or Ferndale Schools Middle School Intervention Specialist Terry Saunders.
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