Contributed photo Students receiving awards for being safe in the month of September as part of a Positive Behavior Intervention and Support program at Orcas Elementary School.

Sign up for Positive Parent Night at Orcas Elementary

  • Wed Oct 11th, 2017 1:30am
  • Life

Join the Orcas Island Elementary staff and community members on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria for celebration and support. Dinner and childcare are included.

Parents can learn ways to support their students learning through Positive Behavior Intervention and Support. PBIS is a system utilized by Orcas Island Elementary School to provide social, emotional and behavior supports to students that will help improve academic outcomes.

Parents play a crucial role in helping their children be successful in school, say organizers. When parents and schools work together, students achieve higher levels of success. Some topics for the night include:

– Essentials for Parenting Pre-schoolers: Amber Paulsen

– The Joy of Reading: Glenda Smith

– Juggling Underwater: Single Parenting and Step Parenting: Sandi Burt

– Playtime with your Kids: Margie Sabine

– SAFE San Juans: Alison Sanders

– Choices and Chores: Lorena Stankevich

– It’s All Sensory: Kristi Bilgren

Funhouse staff will provide free childcare for those three and older. Family dinner provided by Orcas Elementary.RSVP by email to Lorena Stankevich at