District Letter About Student-Needs After Election
Dear Parents and Guardians,
The 2016-2017 Newburgh Enlarged City School District mantra is #ValuesMatter and there is no better time than today to discuss some of the values that are most important in our society: respect, kindness, leadership, diversity, collaboration, and tolerance. The following information is in response to student-needs following the election on Tuesday.
An online resources, Teaching Tolerance, has information that might be helpful for parents and educators and for students who would like to devle into issues of bias, immigration, civics, civility, and respect. Please visit: http://www.tolerance.org/election2016. In addition, Newsela is a great resource for leveled current event articles in English and Spanish, including articles about how the President is elected in the U.S.: http://www.newsela.com
School staff will be able to assist any student that is in need of support. Please reach out to your student's teacher or school principal for assistance.
Dr. Roberto Padilla
TEACHERS: Are you and your students doing something great? Please contact your Communication Strategist. We’d love to attend or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district! Grades PreK-5 Angela Wise (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Grades 6-12 Cassie Sklarz (email@example.com).