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Garage Sale @ Old Bus Barn by Football Field

Event Date: 
December 17, 2016
Event Time: 
11:00 AM

Stanfield School District will be holding a garage sale which will be Saturday, 12/17, from 11:00am–1:00pm, and on Monday, 12/19, 8:00am-11:00am. Some items to be sold: TVs, VCRs, file cabinets, desks, tools, weight equipment, etc. It will be held at Harding and Willow in the old bus barn next to the football field.

Winter Break Activity Resources

Winter Break begins! It will run December 19- January 1, 2017. School resumes Monday, January 2, 1017.

Here are some resources to use to help make Winter Break enjoyable for kids and parent:

For College Students With Kids, Getting Cheap Child Care Is A Challenge

Student parent.

Ever heard that term? It’s used for a student who is also a parent, and there are nearly five million of them in colleges around the country. That’s over a quarter of the undergraduate population, and that number has gone up by around a million since 2011.

It can be really, really expensive to be a student parent, especially if you need to pay for child care while you’re in class.

Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it’s one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What’s the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?

Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named, Part 4

As the most common learning disability in the U.S., dyslexia affects somewhere between 5 and 17 percent of the population. That means millions of school children around the country struggle with it.

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), schools are required to provide special services to help these students — things like reading tutors and books on tape. But those special services can be expensive, and many schools don’t have the resources to provide these accommodations.

Raising A Child With Dyslexia: 3 Things Parents Can Do, Part 3

As the most common learning disability, dyslexia affects somewhere between 5 and 17 percent of the U.S. population. Its reach extends far beyond the classroom, causing stress, tension and confusion for families with a dyslexic child.

But experts and parents say there are three key things that can help.

To read the entire article, click here.

How Science Is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain Part 2

Our ancient ancestors were able to speak long before they were able to read or write. That history is etched in our brains.

The human brain naturally picks up spoken language. Not so for reading.

“You can think of the reading brain as moonlighting,” says Guinevere Eden, director of Georgetown University’s Center for the Study of Learning. “Your brain will essentially take other brain areas – that were designed to do something else – and use [them] toward reading.”

School Closures, Delays and Other Emergency Related Information

The Stanfield School District has several resources to communicate school closures, delays and other emergency related information:

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It, Part 1

Dyslexia is so widespread that it forces schools and parents to take action. And yet, it is deeply misunderstood. Even basic questions don’t have easy answers.

Oregon outshines most states at reporting to parents on school performance

Oregon does a better job than most states of communicating clear and thorough information about public schools' performance to parents and the public, a new study finds.

To read the entire article click here.

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