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Friday, June 14, 2024

‘Parent Partnership’ series heads to Vanguard High School

An upcoming event at Vanguard High School will provide parents and families with access to a variety of resources to help improve their students’ learning success.

On Saturday, April 22, at 9 a.m., Marion County Public Schools will conclude its “Parent Partnership” series for the 2022-2023 school year with a session at Vanguard High School, which is located at 7 NW 28th Street in Ocala.

The theme for next weekend’s event is “Catch the Summer Wave,” and it will focus on the following topics:

  • Keeping students learning over the summer.
  • Supporting English Language Learners during summer break.
  • Awareness of drug and alcohol trends.
  • An overview of opportunities offered by public libraries and the College of Central Florida.
  • Mental health indicators and intervention.
  • Summer enrichment for Pre-K Exceptional Student Education.
  • Preparing for kindergarten.
  • Skyward Family Access.

Childcare will be available for students if their parents attend. Spanish translation will also be available.

The event will provide free food, transportation to and from the event, and giveaways. Transportation is limited to ages five and older. Parents, families, and others can click here to register for the event and transportation, or they can contact their child’s school to sign up.

According to MCPS, the Parent Partnership sessions showcase the district’s efforts to cultivate a stronger partnership between families, schools, and the community.

For more information, contact the MCPS Grants and Federal Programs office at 352-671-4171.