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Dear Parents,

We have two more timely news items to share.


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  • We have recently had an increase in the number of students reporting flu-like symptoms at Elm Place School. Please read the attached "Guide for Parents" to learn more about the signs and symptoms of Influenza and help us prevent it from spreading around by encouraging your student to cover his/her cough and frequently wash his/her hands.

Teens and Transitions

A guide for parents.


Free Program for Parents

Offers Expert Information on helping Teens Manage Transition to High School


March 1, 2017

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Highland Park High School Commons


The transition from middle school to high school can be difficult for teens. There’s no field guide to this transitions, and every child experiences the process differently. What’s normal? What’s not? When should you seek help? How can parents help their kids succeed?

The panel will address issues kids encounter as they transition to high school including social and educational challenges, academic expectations and support, drinking, drugs and meds, triggers and signs of stress and depression, when to seek help, and school and community resources for helping kids cope.