Family Engagement Week declared

Published 11:09 am Thursday, November 8, 2018

Family engagement is a key ingredient to educating our kids. It is imperative from the top down in a community as well as in a school district that everyone is involved in engaging parents in the educational process of their children.

The Middlesboro Independent School District has declared Nov. 10-13 as Family Engagement Week to increase awareness and engage families.

Remember, family members go beyond a bloodline. Family may be someone willing to lend a hand at the moment you need help. Mentors are the key ingredient in many successful persons’ lives.

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There will be several family engagement activities going on this week at each school.

Middlesboro, with funding from GEAR UP, has hired Sally Adams, a family engagement specialist.

Signing of the proclamation will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 12 at the Middlesboro High School in the library.