BReakfast with the counselors: parent workshops
The Nipmuc School Counseling Center offers a series of morning workshops throughout the school year entitled Breakfast with the Counselors. These workshops offer an opportunity for School Counseling staff and parents to come together to discuss a number of counseling related topics including academic concerns as well as social-emotional issues. During the upcoming year, each Breakfast with the Counseling workshop will be geared towards parents of different developmental ages at Nipmuc. Please see schedule listed below.
All workshop attendees are asked to contact Janis Grady (firstname.lastname@example.org; 508-529-2140) at the Nipmuc School Counseling Center by the Friday before the scheduled workshop to RSVP. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you!
Stay tuned for an update on our 2020-2021 breakfasts.
2019-2020 Schedule Dates:
High School 101 – Strategies for Success – Freshmen Parent Breakfast
October 1, 2019
Discuss tips and strategies to support your child’s successful transition to Nipmuc High School. Discuss the social-emotional, as well as the academic demands of the 14-15 year old student and have an opportunity to connect with other parents and School Counseling staff about parenting triumphs and challenges!
The In-Between Years – Sophomore Parent Breakfast
November 20, 2019
By sophomore year, students are no longer new to high school, but they have not yet achieved the position as Upperclassmen. Many are on the cusp of increased independence as they start to drive, explore work opportunities and continue to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities. Join us as we discuss these and other pertinent topics related to 15-16 year old adolescents and feel free to bring questions of your own to share.
Beginning the College Search Process – Junior Parent Breakfast
March 24, 2020
8:00-9:00 AM OR 6:00-7:00 PM
A guide to post-secondary planning for parents of juniors. Please join us for an important introduction to the College Application Process.
Leaving the Nest - Senior Parent Breakfast
May 5, 2020
As a teenager graduates from high school and leaves for college, parents can feel numerous different emotions related to this and the upcoming transition to college or the workforce. We’ll discuss changing family dynamics and the social emotional impact of this transition.