Parenting Together

Parenting Together are casual meetings organized for each grade level and held over lunch or in the morning. They feature guest speakers who discuss age-appropriate topics and allow parents the opportunity to meet and talk with other parents from their child’s grade.
CONTACTS: 7th Grade: Jessica Shuff & Monica Witherspoon; 8th Grade: Lisa Sinton & MaryJo Zipfel; 9th Grade: Stephanie Walker & Sally Gelfman; 10th Grade: Risa Brown & Kristin Scully; 11th Grade: Lyn Grace & Carolyn Petite; 12th Grade: Sally King & Mamatha Shetty

Parenting Together Events

All events are held in Conference Room 2

Tue., October 16, 8:30-9:30 AM
The 12th-Grade Year: Navigating the Stress of Senior Year
Led by Connie Jones, LPC, Private practitioner and former JBS parent

Tue., October 23, Noon-1:00 PM
The 9th-Grade Year: The Secret Life of the 9th Grader: Understanding and Supporting Your
New High Schooler Through School Work, Social Pressures, and Sports
Led by Kim Bouldin-Jones, Counseling & Wellness Department

Monday, October 29, 8:30-9:30 AM
The 11th-Grade Year: The Art of Affirmation: Attending to Your Child's
Emotional Health During the Junior Year
Led by Dr. Robert Furey, PhD

Tuesday, October 30, 8:30-9:30 AM
The 10th-Grade Year: Parenting our 10th Graders as They Become More Independent
Led by Jennifer Jones, Director of Counseling and Wellness and Counselor for grades 8, 10, and 12

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 8:45-9:45 AM
The 7th-Grade Year: What Families Want to Know
Led by Sally Kilbride, 7th-Grade Counselor

Tuesday, November 13, 8:30-9:30am
The 8th Grade Year: How Sports Psychology Research
Can Help Your Students Develop On and Off the Field
Led by Joe Lenac, Sports Psychologist