Appleton Citywide Parent Network 10/16 Meeting

Mark your calendar for our first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year.  The meeting will be held on Monday, October 16th @6.30 PM at Richmond Elementary School.  Key topics that will be covered in the meeting include:

  • Important parent topics for the 17/18 school year
  • Parent group involvement
  • Teacher Appreciation 2018
  • Accomplishments from last year school year
  • Nominations for Secretary and Treasurer for 18/19

Next Meeting – December 12th @ Huntley – Parent Group Best Practices

Our next meeting will focus on Parent Group Best Practices.  We will also review the process for securing the photography/yearbook contract starting in 2017/18.  Join us at Huntley Elementary at 6:30!  We have some great topics planned for our future meetings.  On February 13th, we will hold a Conversation Cafe focused on Career Based Learning.  Did you know that all AASD students will be required to have an Academic Career Plan starting in the 2017/18 school year?  Mark your calendars to learn more!  On April 10th, our focus topic will be Digital Citizenship and Cyber Bullying.  Lastly, encourage your elementary school staff to apply for a SPEAK grant.  The next 2 deadlines are February 6th and April 3rd.  Hope to see you on 12/12!

Next meeting October 10 @ Lincoln

Our first meeting of the 2016-17 school year will be held on Monday, October 10th from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Lincoln Elementary school library.  The main topics for this meeting will be feedback on the on-line registration process AND a conversation on our parent groups and how they are evolving to meet the needs of our families and schools.

Every Child Every Day Summer Institute – August 9th


The AASD invites you to the Every Child Every Day Summer Institute Family Info Session
August 9th at Fox Valley Technical College
Culinary Arts Atrium & Theater – Entrance 10
Gallery Walk 4:45-6:00 p.m. followed by Speakers & a Panel
Discussion with Local Business Leaders 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Today there are a variety of paths to rewarding and lucrative careers. These careers need a growth mindset, problem-solving skills, creativity, flexibility and perseverance.
Topics Covered
Focus on grit, and growth mindset — How to promote your students to be more successful at school and in their future
Career Pathways — Variety of pathways for 21st century students to take beyond traditional options and how you can support them
Find out from educators and business leaders how to develop these skills in your child, and how you can support your child’s development
No need to register! Light refreshments provided! Free parking!