3/25/2020

From Dr McCartney (Superintendent of Schools):

Hoping this email finds you all well and navigating the challenges of coronavirus has brought us reasonably well. As a school district we thank you for your patience, cooperation and partnership as we work through this new process together.  Please be safe, follow social distancing guidelines and hopefully we can all be back together in a few short weeks.

 

From Principal Powell (UES):

We are so proud of all of our Undeniably Excellent Students!  Keep up the great work.  Parents and Guardians – thank you!  Stay Healthy!

Today (Wednesday) is UES Spirit day! Please wear your shirt and take a picture! Send to uesphotos@mtps.com so that we can share a few on our Instagram page!

 

Sites for parents to explore to help them navigate Corona virus and talking to your kids:

Talking to children about the Corona Virus

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=more%20advice%20from%20our%20experts%20here&utm_campaign=Weekly-03-03-20

NPR Comic about COVID-19

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=this%20downloadable%20comic&utm_campaign=Weekly-03-03-20

A question on all of our minds…NYT Parenting: “How to Work From Home With Children,”https://parenting.nytimes.com/work-money/how-to-stay-sane-when-working-from-home-with-children?te=1&nl=nyt-parenting&emc=edit_ptg_20200311&campaign_id=118&instance_id=16636&segment_id=22077&user_id=4c1c6e695a43241d76fa4c27d7fae2d4®i_id=6173235820200311

Keen on Teens: Get Secrets & Tools From Leading Teen Experts

Dr. Caren Baruch Feldman is a leading expert in positive approaches for teens and parents.  She has been a guest at MTPS in the past and provided professional development for our K-12 staff.

Free Event:  Telesummit  https://www.keenonteens.com/

 

Project “Moorestown Send a Smile”

While home, consider making a card for one of our Moorestown older citizens who cannot get out.  They could use a little joy in the form of a card. Calling all artists!   We are hoping that any child or adult who wants to make a homemade card will do so!  This is a great art project for the younger students and a great way to teach empathy and show their support of the seniors in town.  Two collection bins are set up in town – one at the entrance to the Moorestown Library (111 W. Second Street) and one at 9 Sycamore Lane in Moorestown Hunt.

Important:  Cards can be store bought or homemade.   Cards must be able to fit into a 6 x 9 inch envelope.   Recommended size is folding a piece of 8.5 x 11 copy paper in half!  

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