SUPPORT ORGANIZATION EVENT:
Join the Wyoming Inclusion & Neighborhood Diversity Support (WINDS) Community Conversation Series 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9th, for a conversation on Implicit Bias: Real Solutions for our Community. This event will take place in the Bob Yearout Professional Development Room at Wyoming Middle School, 17 Wyoming Ave. The event will include panelists Wayne Box Miller, Rachael Dubose M.S. Ed., LPCC; Rich Robles; Illya Thomas; Jeff LeRoy; and Theresa D. Miller, B.S., ABOC, NCLE.
School at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. This community engagement event will include an address by Dr. Michael T. Sorter, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics with the University of Cincinnati and the Division, Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). Following Dr. Sorter’s talk on brain health challenges and local and national brain health trends, two breakout sessions will allow for group discussions on brain health, including the effects of social media and sleep hygiene, and anxiety and perfectionism. Register for your free ticket here: http://bit.ly/wc3_bhregister
This is the second of four events planned by the Wyoming Community Conversation Coalition, a partnership among the City of Wyoming, Wyoming Parent School Association, Wyoming City Schools, and Wyoming Youth Services. Two more conversations are planned for the 2017-18 school year: Let’s Talk About It: School Quality Metrics & Advocacy on Thursday, Feb. 22; and Let’s Talk About It: Creativity & Innovation in the Classroom on Thursday, April 12.
About the Speakers
Under the leadership of Dr. Michael T. Sorter, the first adolescent psychiatry unit at CCHMC was founded and Psychiatric Services have been expanded to a hospital system of 103 inpatient beds, 30 residential beds, 40 partial hospital beds, and over 52,000 outpatient encounters, as well as care coordination services to help meet the needs of our community. Dr. Sorter graduated from the University of Cincinnati Medical School where he also completed his residency and fellowship.
Jenna Addington, LISW, is a supervisor on the Early Childhood Mental Health team at The Children’s Home. She obtained her Master in Social Work from George Mason University. Prior to beginning her counseling practice, Addington had experience in Child Welfare. She has specialty training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Theraplay, play therapy, and Child Adult Relationship Enhancement model. Addington also acted as the Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant with Cincinnati Health Department in their pediatric health care clinics.
Alison Savage, LPCC-S, is the Clinical and Professional Development Supervisor at The Children’s Home of Cincinnati. She obtained her Master in Mental Health Counseling from Wright State University and has more than 15 years of experience in mental health treatment and clinical counseling with children and adolescents. She has expertise in treating children diagnosed with depression, anxiety and trauma-related disorders. Her experience includes training community partners on trauma informed care, suicide prevention, and supporting children with behavioral health challenges in the classroom.
6th GRADE CAMP KERN PICK UP REMINDER: PICK UP IS FRIDAY, 11/10 @ 12:30 PM
Pick Up: On 11/10, the 6th grade students will be ready for pick-up at 12:30PM.
• Parents/Guardians will need to park in the lot or on a side street, and not use the drop off lane because the school buses will be arriving and parking in the drop off lane with students.
• Students will locate their luggage by the area designated (by color) for their homeroom teacher.
• Students should not walk home due to the large amount of items (luggage, camp items) that they will need to bring home.
• Students will be released to parents/guardians at pick-up, there will be no afterschool care for 6th graders due to early dismissal.
WHS FOOTBALL TICKETS
Tickets for the football playoff game at Withrow HS on Friday night at 8:00 p.m. will be sold at the Middle School at lunchtime on Friday. Tickets are $8.00.
Light Up Wyoming will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9, in conjunction with the Wyoming Holiday Open House. In its 31st year, Light Up Wyoming is a longstanding tradition in the community with the goal of creating an “unbroken circle of light” of luminaries throughout the City of Wyoming to show holiday spirit. Light Up Wyoming is one of the primary fundraisers for the Junior Women’s Club of Wyoming. Every year, the club supports a variety of organizations and causes by dispensing funds from the Junior Women’s Club of Wyoming Foundation. Kits are $20 each and come with enough supplies to make 20 luminaries. Order your kit by Wednesday, Nov. 29 for FREE home delivery. Purchase kits by visiting – https://jwc-wyoming.org/light-up-wyoming/
YEARBOOKS ARE NOW ON SALE!
Cost is $25 until 12/31/17
Order now to get the best price!
Cost is $30 1/1/18 – 1/14/18
Cost is $35 1/15/18 – 1/19/18
NO SALES after 1/19/18
Order yearbooks by using this link – https://yearbookforever.com/
Please make sure that you enter your child’s homeroom number when placing the order. Failure to do so will result in your child receiving his/her book a few days later than everyone else.
SHREK JR CAST & CREW PHOTO
A Shrek Jr. cast and crew photo will be taken on FRIDAY, 11/17, when Middle School club/activity yearbook photos are taken. We encourage all cast and crew members to wear their Shrek Jr. t-shirts for the photo. Thank you!