PARENT EDUCATION EVENT

Anxiety – Yours, Mine and Ours: Finding a Way Out of the Cycle to Support Your Teen’s Success

Dr. Laura Kastner, Wed., Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m., Lake Washington High School –

How do parents help rather than hinder their teen’s stress management? Are you worried about your teen’s grades, friendships, or risk-taking but need help finding skillful ways to address your concerns? Do you struggle with ineffective nagging and lecturing, but feel stuck in a cycle? Dr. Kastner’s talk will discuss research on teen stress and what parents can do to support their teen’s health. This event is free and open to all Lake Washington School District families and staff. No registration required. Questions? Contact Beth Sigall, VP, LWPTSA Family & Community Engagement (face@lwptsa.org)

Planning for College Success – How to Prepare Now to Make the College Application Process as Smooth as Possible, Anne Holmdahl, Common Sense College Counseling, Tues., Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m., Lake Washington Resource Center – Learn how to take the stress out of the college application process by having a solid plan for your student.  During this interactive presentation, Independent College Counselor Anne Holmdahl will lead you to a better understanding of how to create a four-year high school academic plan, explain about college admission requirements and how they differ from high school graduation requirements, walk you through the maze of standardized testing, and talk about other things that college admissions offices think are important. This event is free and open to all Lake Wash School District families and staff. No registration required. Questions? Contact Beth Sigall, VP, LWPTSA Family & Community Engagement (face@lwptsa.org)