As a public school district, it is our job to ensure inclusivity, diversity, acceptance, and equal access in our own programs and practices, ensuring that cultural awareness and sensitivity is one of our ever-present goals. We know that attempting to fully comprehend these circumstances is hard for us as adults, but it is even more complex for children. To support our families and community, we have created a Social Justice section under our For Parents area of the website. This section has been created to compile information, resources and tools to help support families navigate conversations at home about social justice and injustice, racism and dealing with trauma in response to the events that happen around the country. We know that attempting to fully comprehend these circumstances is hard for us as adults, but it is even more complex for children. We have also created our Social and Emotional Support for Families web page with additional information and resources to support your family’s social and emotional needs during this time.
If you have an urgent concern about the well-being of your child(ren), please contact your healthcare professional. If you have a general concern, please email your building Administrator and School Counselor so that they can connect with you directly to provide you with information and resources to support your needs.
Topics surrounding equity and inclusion can often be difficult conversations for parents/guardians to have with their children, but it is important for these conversations to take place. We encourage you to review the resources included in this section that focus on how to talk about racism with your children. Despite the stress and anger that may surround us, there is hope in using these resources to learn, create, contribute, and grow.