PARENTING DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE:
Dear La Cima Cardinal families,
During the period when students are learning at home, we wanted to let you know that we are still available to you. Please contact us with any mental health concerns you have for yourself or your student(s).
Ms. Graun Ms. Bright
School Counselor School Social Worker
Students with last names N-Z Students with last names A-M
We will be monitoring email Mon-Fri from 8 am - 4 pm.
If you have an immediate mental health need (crisis) please click here: Crisis Resources
Below are resources from outside sources that may be helpful in managing some of the expected situations related to mental health.
CDC Information for Managing Anxiety & Stress
How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress During Coronavirus
How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus
Arizona PBS - At Home Learning program, updated weekly, educational features and activities for families to enjoy together.
- AZ Department of Child Safety Office of Prevention Positive Parenting Messaging
- The Brown Bookshelf - help your child(ren) understand the issues around racial injustice, inequity and building tolerance & compassion by reading a book written by and/or illustrated by black & brown authors/illustrators. Books available for preschoolers through young adult.
FREE Parent Webinars & Resources about Social Media - SMART SOCIAL can make you a 'Very Informed Parent' (VIP) by providing you the latest information about the most popular teen apps and social media platforms.
PARTNER WITH US TO HELP YOUR STUDENT BE SUCCESSFUL!
Stay involved! Your interest in how your student is doing is important. Ask about homework, check the Parent Portal often, know when there is a test, help your student study, and ask about grades received when you know their has been a quiz or a test.
Establish a place to do academic work, keep a regular schedule with your student for homework, bedtime and family responsibilities. Check in with them, show an interest in the lessons they are learning, help when you c
If you have questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact a teacher, or one of our student support mental health professionals. We would prefer to catch potential problems early, and address them sooner rather than later. Attend student/parent/teacher conferences, sporting events your child is involved in, and other school functions. Get involved in making school decisions by joining our PTO and Site Council.
Progress Reports are mailed home at the 4 and 1/2 week mark in the quarter. Report Cards are mailed home at the end of each 9 week quarter. Student Led Conferences are scheduled during our regular conferece days in October, December and March, with the goal of every student doing one per year. Conferences for students who are at risk academically are also scheduled during the regular conference days, as well as any other time throughout the year if your students' teachers deem it necessary. You may also request a conference with your students' teachers at any time, by contacting the Homeroom teacher, or by calling the office.