Many students come to us after a long series of problems at home, at school, and in the community. In other settings they have been seen as either failures or victims. At Pioneer Special Schools we are adopting a skills-based approach that replaces the blaming and punishment/reward systems that children and their families have so often dealt with in the past. Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) is a way of teaching and parenting that makes use of every child’s wish to be understood and enlists him/her as a partner in developing skills for effective learning and living. It all begins with one premise:
Kids do well if they can.
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We have mentioned to you on several occasions but wanted to remind you that you will be receiving packets of materials to share with your school community about the proposed Health, Safety and Modernization capital construction bond that will be on the May 16 ballot.
Mercy Corps is hosting an event that will feature information on how you can help prepare your home, your school and your community for the next big seismic event. You and your family are invited to attend:
Where: Roosevelt High School
New Auditorium (Entrance on N Ida & N Hudson)
6941 N Central Street
When: May 2, 6-7:30PM
US Director for Disaster Preparedness and Community Resilience
The Buckman choir will provide a special performance for BESC staff on Thursday, April 27 from 11-11:30am in the BESC foyer. We hope you can stop by and enjoy the music!
Where: Cleveland High School
3400 SE 26th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
When: 6-7:30PM, April 27
Interpretation will be provided