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2016-2017 Family Learning Series Schedule of Events

The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District Family Learning Series is supported by the ABRSD, ABRSD PTOs, PTF, and PTSOs, AB Special Education Parent Advisory Council, Danny’s Place Youth Services, and AB United Way. All events are for adults only, except where indicated otherwise. 

Grade levels of interest are specified for each speaker.

October 5, 2016, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Presenter: Janell Burley Hofmann
Topic: Early Childhood and Technology
Audience: Grades PK-4
Location: RJ Grey Auditorium

November 8, 2016, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 
Presenter: Dr. Denise Pope
Topic: The Well-Balanced Student
Audience: Grades PK-12
Location: ABRHS Auditorium

December 1, 2016, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 
Presenter: Michelle Icard
Topic: Middle School Makeover: Improving the Way You
and Your Child Experience the Middle School Years
Audience: Grades 4-8
Location: ABRHS Auditorium

January 25, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 
Presenter: Pamela Katz Ressler
Topic: Mindfulness
Audience: Grades PK-12
Location: RJ Grey Auditorium

February 13, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 
Presenter: Chris Herren
Topic: Substance Abuse
Audience: Grades 6-12
and students ages 13 and up
Location: ABRHS Auditorium

March 7, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 
Presenter: Sarah Ward
Topic: Executive Functioning and Resilience
Audience: Grades PK-12
Location: RJ Grey Library

April 5, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 
Presenter: Dr. David Miele
Topic: Academic Mindsets: Their Role in Learning, Parenting, and Teaching
Audience: Grades PK-12
Location: RJ Grey Auditorium

May 31, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 PM 
Presenter: Dr. Anthony Rao
Topic: Social and Emotional Life of Young Boys
Audience: Grades PK-12
Location: RJ Grey Auditorium





Welcome Back to School!

Our seventh graders have been busy working through the transition process, and are well on their way to knowing the physical layout of the school, the location of classrooms, their teachers, and plan book/binder management. All seems to be falling into place!  Although most of our eighth grade students are returning to our Learning Center, some are new. With the overall JH transition process behind them, they are still acclimating themselves to a new team of teachers, classes, and friends. 

The purpose of this site is to provide updates regarding homework assignments, projects, and assessments, as well as classroom announcements and calendar events. Just choose the tab for your child's grade level team. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Fay, Karen and I look forward to a fun and successful school year with all our students!