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Youth Services Offers Two Special Parenting Presentations at High Plains

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Apr 162015
 

ages 6-12 "the middle years"

ages 6-12 “the middle years”

Two Youth Services Parenting Presentations will take place at High Plains Community Center Cafeteria-Orange in the coming weeks.

The Orange Drug and Alcohol Action Committee will present a program entitled“ Drug, Alcohol, and Substance Use Among Our Youth- All Ages” on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the High Plains Community Center cafeteria, Orange.

The presentation will inform parents of the purpose and mission of the ODAAC presenting facts and figures in regard the importance of the cause and mission to reduce underage drinking and drug and substance among our youth.

There also will be a presentation on Monday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the High Plains Community Center cafeteria on Your Child’s Developmental Changes by Dr Pei Juan Lei of Orange Pediatrics as the guest speaker.

Dr Lei will lead a discussion regarding the social, emotional, and cognitive changes that face school-age or “middle years” children (ages 6-12), how it impacts their growth, and how parents can play a vital role in their development.

Both sessions will have a question and answer session and a private box of cards for parents to write down their personal questions as well.

There is no cost to the program and refreshments and snacks will be available.

Youth Services Offers Water Color Artist Colony

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Oct 262014
 

Audrey Galer's students' work will be on display at the library in November.

Audrey Galer’s students’ work will be on display at the library in November.

Orange Youth Services will be having another Artist Colony – Watercolor component – on Monday, Dec. 29 and Tuesday, Dec. 30 from 12:45-4 p.m. in Room 6 at High Plains Community Center.

Parents need to sign up their child as space is limited to 12 students who live in Orange or go to school in Orange.

Audrey Galer, a respected artist, who has many years of experience working with students at all levels, is the instructor.

The course is in 2 parts and students need to  participate in both sessions.. There is no cost to the program. All artist materials, snacks, and refreshments provided. Interested parents should contact John Ulatowski, Youth Services Coordinator, at julatowski@orange-ct.gov.

Hurry, participants will be chosen in the order of e-mail received.

 

Register Your 6th Grader For The Home Alone Course

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May 192014
 

Home AloneOrange Youth Services, together with the Fire and Police Departments is offering a Home Alone program for sixth – grade  students.

There are openings for the class,  Tuesday, May 27,  to be held at High Plains Community Center from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in Room 2.

The course is Free, but parents need to register with John at Youth Services at julatowski@orange –ct.gov . Include name of child, address, parent contact information, and school.

Participation will be on a first-come-first served basis. Course materials cover a wide range of categories such as fire and personal safety, visitors, and student responsibilities.

Parents would also need to make arrangements for pickup for their child after the course

Learn What Parents Need To Know About Bullying — April 22 at 7 p.m.

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Apr 202014
 

a8c8a98c6bb58057101c97392d64f86cA Parenting Program on bullying will take place at the High Plains Community Center Cafeteria, Tuesday April 22, 7-8:30 p.m. 

Orange Youth Services and The Anti-Defamation League – A World of Difference Institute are offering a parenting session on Bullying entitled “What Do We Want for Our Children – What Parents Need to Know About Bullying- Strategies”  

The program will cover both elementary and middle school levels. There also will be a parent question and answer session.

Admission is free and snacks and refreshments will be provided.

NOTE: The program will be filmed by OGAT.

POSTPONED: What Parents Need To Know About Bullying

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Mar 242014
 

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The scheduled Youth Services/ ADL e-Parenting program for Tuesday, March 25 at High Plains Community Center has been postponed due to possible Nor’easter and snow accumulation. The program will be rescheduled in April. 

Orange Youth Services and The Anti-Defamation League – A World of Difference Institute are offering a Parenting session on Bullying at the High Plains Community Center Cafeteria on Tuesday, March 25, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

As part of an E-Parenting series funding provided by SDE Enhancement Grant, the program is entitled “What Do We Want for Our ChildrenWhat Parents Need to Know About Bullying- Strategies.”

The program will cover both Elementary and Middle school levels. There will also be a parent question and answer session to allow for personal strategies.

The program will be filmed by OGAT.

Admission is free and snacks and refreshments are provided.

Originally Published on: Mar 13, 2014 @ 19:36