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Mrs. Sherry Jordan
Family Engagement Specialist (FES)
A FES bridges the gap between home and school by assisting parents in understanding ways they can help their children with academics. Need support or information on how to improve your child's academic performance in school? Please contact Mrs. Jordan  (618-0287) for assistance.   

Parent & Family Engagement

NES Family Engagement Spring Survey

NES Family Engagement Program Needs Your Feedback!
As a parent/guardian of a child attending a Title I school, you are an important part of the Bulloch County Title I team. Your participation will assist us with future planning for our family engagement activities and events. Please copy and paste this link https://forms.gle/1pSTHJ4ghz5W64Yr9 to take a short survey. The survey will open on 04/18/19 and close on 05/10/19.  If you have any questions or would like a paper copy of the survey, please call Sherry Jordan, Family Engagement Specialist at 912-618-0287 or email sjordan@bullochschools.org.  We appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.

 

Copyright Information for Parents & Families

Children today have a wide range of sources available to them through the internet for their school projects. Below is a link to an article by Lynette Owens called "What to tell your kids about online piracy" that can help you help them when they are searching for information or music online. 

Please copy and paste to your browser: http://internetsafety.trendmicro.com/what-to-tell-your-kids-about-online-piracy

2018 - 2019 Parent & Family Engagement Plan and School - Parent Compact

Below are the links for the NES 2018 - 2019 Parent & Family Engagement Plan (FEP) and the 2018 - 2019 School - Parent Compact. If you have questions or would like a hard copy of the documents, please contact Sherry Jordan, Family Engagement Specialist at (912)618-0287 or sjordan@bullochschools.org.

2018 - 2019 Family Engagement Plan



 

2018 - 2019 NES School - Parent Compact

NES FY19 Compact.jpg (JPG) and NES FY19 Compact backpage.jpg (JPG)

Comments and suggestions for the 2019 - 2020 FEP & Compact are always welcome!  Please send those to Marlin Baker, Principal at mbaker@bullochschools.org or Sherry Jordan,FES at sjordan@bullochschools.org.

Thank you!

 

Resources for helping your children learn at home

You are your children's first and most important teacher.  Take the time to ensure your children have what they need for school each day and they do their homework.

Here are some resources:

U.S. Department of Education:  This site includes links to booklets for helping your child in science, math, reading and history.  It also includes tips on how to help your child with homework.  http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html

Communities in Schools of Georgia:  Learn more about this dropout prevention organization and see if your community has a CIS program you can join.  http://www.cisga.org

Math.com:  This site includes specific and doable home activities that will help children learn and enjoy math.  Games include Squash That Box and Money's Woth.  http://www.math.com/parents/articles/mathhome.html

Scholastic.com:  This site has worksheets, activities and, of course, book recomendations, all broken down by grade level.  http://www.scholastic.com/parents

SchoolFamily.com:  This site has links to dozens of articles and ideas on helping your child at home, as well as tips for solving every conceivable school problem and worksheets galore.  Geared toward grades pre-K through 8, but includes some high school resources.  http://www.schoolfamily.com

Exploratorium:  This famous science museuw in San Francisco has fantastic make-and-do resources for parents.  Make a sound sandwich or calculate your weight and age in other worlds.  http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore

The Kahn Academy:  The Kahn Academy site provides a free online collection of thousands of free video tutorials stored on YouTube.  http://www.hanacademy.org

Summer Learning Tips

Sign up for the Summer Reading Program starting May 26th. For more information, put your bookmark here:

 https://www.smore.com/pex4w-statesboro-library-summer-reading.

Check out the Statesboro Regional Library activity calendar for information: 

https://strl.info/statesboro-regional-library/.

Math is fun when you practice at the grocery store. Find ways to turn your grocery shopping trip into a learning experience: 

https://www.verywellfamily.com/teach-kids-math-at-the-grocery-store-620963.

Laundry sorting equals loads of learning - sort laundry by color, shape, size or activity: 

https://www.thespruce.com/how-laundry-helps-teach-kids-learning-skills-2146525.

Plant a garden or visit the Statesboro Downtown Saturday Farmers Market to learn about fruits and vegetables:

https://statesborofarmersmarket.com/.

Road Trip! Short and long trips are both great opportunities to practice math facts, spelling, map skills, colors and shapes:

https://www.themeasuredmom.com/road-trip-activities-kids-ages-2-8/.

Daily writing time. Create funny stories, jokes or poems, and put them in a notebook.  More ideas for summer journals:

https://www.journalbuddies.com/prompts-by-season/summer-writing-for-kids-37-fabulous-ideas-to-write-about/.

Read with a parent, sibling or friend to make reading more fun:

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/summer-reading-tips-parents.

Recipes for Success

Recipes for Success has lots of fun educational activities that you can do with your child at home or on the go. Please see the links below or call me @ 912-618-0287 to request a paper copy.

The Parent & Family Resource Center

What is a Parent & Family Resource Center?

- It's an inviting space for adults to use.

- The Parent & Family Resource Center is available to parents, families, and teachers of Nevils Elementary School students.

What can I expect to find in the Parent & Family Resource Center?

- A variety of educational games, activities, workbooks and homework tips.

- Free brochures and pamphlets that address a wide range of family and educational topics.

- A word processor and printer for writing letters, resumes, and etc.

Who can help me in the Parent & Family Resource Center?

- I will be happy to help.  If you would like an appointment please call. 

When may I use the Parent & Family Resource Center?

- The Parent & Family Resource Center is open during school hours on Mondays.  

- Special arrangements may be made if the Parent & Family Resource Center is needed at other times.  Please call me for an appointment.

Where is the Parent & Family Resource Center located?

- The Parent & Family Resource Center is located in the Media Center. After entering the Media Center door, the Parent & Family Resource Center Cabinet can be found on the left.

If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions for the Parent & Family Resource Center, please let me know.  I look forward to hearing from you!

Sherry Jordan
Family Engagement Specialist
912-618-0287
sjordan@bullochschools.org