What Can The Kids Do This Summer?

Check out the May 2013 Kids Connections – a 16-page guide packed with summer activities for kids published by Grand Forks Public Schools. Download the 16-page Kids Connections booklet by clicking HERE

Help Your Teen Stay Safe On Facebook

Have you seen yet another story in the news about an adult using a computer to lure a minor?  This story was published on www.grandforksherald.com recently. “Grand Forks Police have arrested a paraeducator at several middle schools on a charge of luring a minor by computer, police said today.”  Click here to read the story.…
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Talking With Kids About School Violence

Parents can help children deal with their fears in the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut with this special OnePage from MCT and KidsHealth.org. School violence, little heard of until the 1999 shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., in which 12 students and a teacher were killed, is in the headlines again. Now…
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Stay Safe In The Sun

Here’s some information on how to stay safe in the sun. Take Steps to Protect Your Skin By Karalee Miller, McClatchy Newspapers Sunny days are great for kicking back, playing in the pool or hitting up the local park, but keep in mind how dangerous the sun can be. Now, we know this isn’t the…
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Parents: The Biggest Influence

Have you read the article “Officials alarmed by ‘bad batch’ of drugs in Grand Forks” by Stephen Lee in the June 19 issue of the Grand Forks Herald?  After two teen-aged males died apparently from overdosing on synthetic drugs, federal, state and local law enforcement officials held an emergency meeting Tuesday in Grand Forks. What…
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