Parents to be offered back-to-school workshop
Parents of children in the Sunnyside School District will
have the opportunity to learn something of their own prior to sending their
children back to school this fall.
A workshop for parents entitled Preparing Your Child for
School will be held in the Denny Blaine Building on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 6
to 8:30 p.m.
Parents will be exposed to a variety of information
regarding their children and what is needed for the coming school year.
serves 845 kids
Gary Vegar, executive director of instruction and learning
for the Sunnyside School District, provided school directors with a review of
summer school at last week's board meeting.
Summer school exceeded expectations, said Vegar.
The district served in the neighborhood of 845 students in
grades K-12 for summer school. There were also numerous special education
students attending summer school this year.
Summer school featured emphasis on reading, math and