Once kids go online, their chances of finding cyberbullies, haters, and trolls is quite high. Find age-specific guidelines, videos, and articles to help with tough conversations -- whether your kid is doing the bullying or is being bullied. Get answers for all your cyberbullying questions, age-appropriate advice, school resources, and more from parents and experts: www.commonsensemedia.org/cyberbullying
Teens and Suicide: What Parents Should Know
As a parent, you can approach suicide prevention in the same way you do other safety or health issues for your children. By educating yourself, you can learn what puts kids at greatest risk for suicide – and what protects them most strongly. Here are key considerations for parents to understand: afsp.org/teens-and-suicide-what-parents-should-know
Suicide and Recommendations for the Home Parents, guardians, and family members can manage the risk of suicide by understanding and managing key variables at home. Learn more about what you can do right now right here: suicide_and_recommendations_for_the_home.pdf
Social and Emotional Wellness Considerations for Parents and Caregivers
In addition to keeping children physically safe during the pandemic, it is also important to care for their emotional health. The threat of COVID-19, long-term social distancing, and prolonged disruption to the school routine may create signifcant stress and impact children’s mental well-being.
In Fluvanna County Public Schools, the School Counseling Program in grades kindergarten through twelve is a planned, sequential program of services that is proactive in scope and developmental in nature. The purpose of the program is to provide all students with strong academic, career and social/personal skills. School counselors collaborate with parents, teachers, administrators, and community to promote student success. The Program supports the strategic initiatives adopted by the Fluvanna County Public Schools Board.
Annual Notice of Availability of Postsecondary Education and Employment Data Published by SCHEV This is an annual notice to enrolled high school students and their parents of the availability of the postsecondary education and employment data published by the State Council of Higher Education on its website, pursuant to VA code 23-9.2:3.04.
Students and their families are encouraged to use a variety of information sources to select a college and a major. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) provides one such source that is available here:sites.google.com/view/schev-tempsite
The Fluvanna County School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sex, status of a parent, or any other legally protected status in the provision of employment services, programs, activities or treatment. The Assistant Superintendent for Instruction is designated as the responsible person (Compliance Officer) regarding assurances of nondiscrimination. Any complaint alleging discrimination based on a disability shall be directed to the Director for Special Services (the Section 504 Coordinator). Both may be reached at the following address: P.O. Box 419, Palmyra, VA 22963; telephone (434) 589-8208. The Fluvanna County School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer.