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The East Greenbush CSD has formed a School Opening Task Force to develop plans to help safely reopen schools in the fall. As we develop reopening plans for submission to the state, our priorities will be the health and safety of all students and staff and the academic and social emotional needs of our students.

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The free parent workshop titled “The Highly Sensitive Child,” which was postponed due to the snow day on Tuesday, has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 23 from 7-8 p.m. in the Genet Elementary School auditorium. This workshop is one in an ongoing series to address a variety of topics that are important to parents.

The Highly Sensitive Child
January 23, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Genet Elementary School Auditorium
Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Bashant

Is your child easily overwhelmed by bright lights, smells, coarse fabrics, or tight clothing? Does your child become overwhelmed when they have a lot to do? Do you notice your child needs to withdraw during busy days, into bed or a darkened room or some other place where he can have privacy? Does your child notice details like works of art, nature, or others’ feelings? Does your child have a rich and complex imagination? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may have a highly sensitive child, which is both a gift and a challenge. During this workshop, you will learn strategies for making life easier for both you and your child, and reducing the number and intensity of meltdowns.