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Joseph Gale hosts parent academy

Forest Grove School District offers 19 sessions on student success


In an effort to help parents help their children be successful in school, the Forest Grove School District is offering a series of 19 free workshops on Saturday, Jan. 25.

The “Parent Academy” will take place at Joseph Gale Elementary School starting at 8 a.m. with a continental breakfast and entertainment.

From 8:30 to 9 a.m., Superintendent Yvonne Curtis will talk to parents about helping their children succeed and the importance of grit, curiosity and character.

From 9 to 9:30 a.m., parents are invited to browse resource tables containing useful information about services available for children and families.

Morning workshop sessions will be held from 9:30 to 10:20 a.m., 10:30 to 11:20 a.m. and 11:20 to 12:20 p.m.

Topics will include “How to Raise a Resilient Child,” “Nutrition in the New Millennium” and “College — Let’s Make it Happen.”

Joseph Gale Elementary is located at 3130 18th Ave. in Forest Grove.

For more information, call the district administration office at 503-357-6171.

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