Parent Network

2016-17 Programs At-a-Glance

January 9, 6:30-8:30 pm
Movie Mondays: "Most Likely to Succeed" @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center
Please register at pn-mostlikelytosucceed.eventbrite.com
To view PDF flyer click here

January 17 & 31, February 14 & 28 and March 21, 6-8pm
“Mindset” Book Club @ Dixon Elementary School (LGI)
Kick-off with Dr. Westfahl
Book Title: “Mindset” by Carol Dweck

February 13, 7-9pm
Movie Mondays: Fed Up! @ Brookfield Central High School (Cafeteria)

March 8, 6:30-9pm
Public & Permanent: Your Digital Tattoo @ Brookfield Central High School

March 13, 7-8:30pm
Movie Mondays: Simple Truths @ Dixon Elementary School (LGI)

News

  • Mindset-The New Psychology of Success

    Posted January 6, 2017
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    Mindset: The New Psychology of Success book study: kick-off presentation with Dr. Dan Westfahl on January 17th at 6pm at Dixon. This book reveals how great parents, teachers, managers and athletes can put their mindset to use to foster outstanding accomplishments. Subsequent book study dates to follow.

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  • Public and Permanent: Your Digital Tattoo Presentations and Video Online

    Posted April 27, 2015

    Elmbrook Parent Network thanks the panelists who so graciously presented to a large group of parents as part of "Public and Permanent: Your Digital Tattoo": Lynda Laugavitz from the District; Darcie Fellmuth, Cheryl Schenk & Mark Peperkorn, associate principals at Brookfield East and Pilgrim Park; Michelle McKenna, guidance counselor at Brookfield East; and Detective Brad Warhanek from the Brookfield Police Department.

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  • Public and Permanent - Your Digital Tattoo Presentation

    Posted February 24, 2015
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    "Public and Permanent: Your Digital Tattoo" Tuesday, March 3, Brookfield Central High School
    Elmbrook Parent Network is excited to offer parents an eye-opening panel presentation.

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  • 3-Part Social Media Series - Public and Permanent: Your Digital Tattoo

    Posted February 5, 2015

    SAVE THE DATE! Tuesday, March 3, Brookfield Central High School Cafeteria

    In response to many requests, Elmbrook Parent Network is excited to bring parents a 3-part Social Media presentation:
    What do parents need to know about current social media platforms?
    What are our students really doing with social media?
    What consequences may students face in future college, workplace and/or legal situations?

    Feel free to attend the entire session (6:30-9 pm) or come & go for the parts that interest you most.

    Stay tuned for more details!

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  • Parent Network Presents: Shaunti Feldhahn

    Posted November 3, 2014
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    Two identical programs will be presented at Brookfield East H.S.
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 7-9pm - Cafeteria
    Wednesday, November 12, 214 from 9:30-11:30am - Black Box Theater

    Shaunti Feldhahn, author of “For Parents Only: Getting Inside the Head of Your Kid”, takes you into the mind of teens and preteens to tackle the things that parents often don't “get” about their kids. You’ll hear about the longings that drive your kids seemingly illogical decisions, the truth behind those exasperating “attitude problems,” and what your children would tell you if they could trust you to truly listen.

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  • Back by Popular Demand: Dr. John Duffy

    Posted September 22, 2014
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    Monday, September 29, 2014
    7-9:00 pm
    Wisconsin Hills Middle School

    Dr. John Duffy, author of "The Available Parent", is a highly regarded clinical psychologist, certified life coach, parenting expert, and proud parent. He has been working with teens, tweens, and their families for more than fifteen years, and has provided the critical intervention and support needed to help hundreds of families find their footing.

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  • Back by Popular Demand: Kirk Martin of Celebrate Calm

    Posted March 27, 2014

    April 1 & April 2: Elmbrook Parent Network is pleased to again sponsor Kirk Martin of Celebrate Calm, this time focusing on strategies to motivate our students! Don't miss it!

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  • 10 Secrets to Stop Defiance, Disrespect & Yelling

    Posted March 13, 2014

    Elmbrook Parent Network is offering its final program for this school year. Kirk Martin of Celebrate Calm is returning to Brookfield for two more presentations. Don't miss it. His November events were attended by over 300 people!

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  • Elmbrook Parent Network Annual Planning Meeting

    Posted March 10, 2014

    On Tuesday, March 18, we will start planning our events for the 2014-15 school year. We'd love your input!

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  • Parent Network Upcoming Events: Save the Dates!

    Posted February 21, 2014

    1. Tuesday, March 25, Brookfield Central, 7 pm: KIDPOWER! A not-to-be missed presentation from the Illinois chapter of this national organization, with upbeat strategies for building self-esteem & preventing violence. Check out www.kidpowerchicago.org & watch here for more detail.

    2. Friday, March 7, Panera @ Ruby Isle, 9:30 am: Parent Network needs new members to continue offering these great programs to our community! Join us for coffee, meet current members, learn about a great volunteer opportunity. Parents from all schools welcome: hope to see you there!
    Click here for more information.

    3. Tuesday, March 18, Central Office, 9:00: Parent Network's annual meeting to plan events for the 2014-15 school year. New members welcome! It's a great way to get involved! Please email questions &/or RSVP to parentnetwork@elmbrookschools.org.

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Events

Tue/Jan 17

"Mindset" Book Club Kick-off with Dr. Westphal

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dixon Elementary - LGI
Tue/Jan 31

"Mindset" Book Club with Dr. Westphal

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dixon Elementary - LGI
Tue/Feb 07

Parent Network Meeting

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
CAO Room 133
Mon/Feb 13

Movie Monday's: Fed Up!

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brookfield Central High School - Cafeteria
Tue/Feb 14

"Mindset" Book Club with Dr. Westphal

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dixon Elementary - LGI
Tue/Feb 28

"Mindset" Book Club with Dr. Westphal

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dixon Elementary - LGI
Tue/Mar 07

Parent Network Meeting

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
CAO Room 133
Wed/Mar 08

Public & Permanent: Your Digital Tattoo

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Brookfield Central High School
Mon/Mar 13

Movie Monday's: Simple Truths

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Dixon Elementary - LGI
Tue/Mar 21

"Mindset" Book Club with Dr. Westphal

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dixon Elementary - LGI