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You are invited to come to STEM Night at Essex Elementary School...This Friday, March 20th, is the Essex PTO's 2nd annual S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) night, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm and it's FREE and open to the public.
During this free event, students will have an opportunity to walk through a 43-foot inflatable humpback whale, follow the migration of a local osprey “Flow” to Cuba, program a Lego monkey to play the drums, build a tower to lift a mini figure to safety, and much, much more. Also, back by popular demand, the Take Apart Room where children have the opportunity to take apart various appliances and explore the inner-workings. Presenters include the Club Invention, STEM Beginnings, MIT Society of Women Engineers, Mathnasium, iRobot, Maritime Gloucester, Artbotics, and many, many more. Essex Elementary School is located at 12 Story Street in Essex.
How To Stop The Worry Cycle: Strategies to Reduce Family Anxiety, presented by Lynn Lyons, LICSW is free and brought to you by The Special Education Parent Advisory Council. This event is free.
It's a great idea to test the batteries on smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when we Spring Forward. If you didn't test over the weekend, test now!
Save the date! Monday, April 13th at 6:30pm is our Second Annual Brain Building In Progress Family Fun Night! Meet members of the community, schools, friends, arts, crafts, music, books and more!
Essex County Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) presents Drama Queens and Singing Machines
The SEPAC'S next workshop is this Monday, March 9 at 6:30 PM at the Buker Multipurpose Room. Mediation: What is it and how it can help in the special education process? Presented by mediators who work for the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA), this workshop will discuss the role and benefit of mediation in the special education process, including when mediation may be helpful/appropriate, how to prepare for mediation and options for resolution. This workshop is open to all parents, administrators, teachers and the general public. Scroll down to see the flyer.
The next SEPAC business meeting is Wednesday, March 11, 6:30 in Room 120 at the Miles River Middle School. Anyone with an interest in special education is welcomed to attend.
The Hamilton-Wenham Special Education Parent Advisory Council is open to all parents or guardians of children with learning, neurological, physical, psychological, emotional or cognitive disabilities, as well as other interested parties. The SEPAC also advises the school committee and school officials in the planning, development, and evaluation of special education programs and offers education, networking and support to parents and guardians of children with learning differences and disabilities. For more information, please call email@example.com or see our website at www.hwsepac.org.
Lisa Cheney, CFCE Coordinator, Hamilton-Wenham RSD.