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Every time I get a gray hair I remember that one of my stem cells is like, “The working conditions here are awful and I am done.”  And I respect that, from a labor perspective. -Melissa Florer-Bixter

If you are feeling as harried and burned out as we are, here is a Happiness Calendarcreated by The Greater Good Center to help you remember to breathe and to find your grounding amidst the chaos.

In case you missed it, here are recorded presentations of the talks, hosted by Acalanes Union High School District on Supporting LGTBQ+ students and families: A Conversation with Rainbow Community Center and the Parent Webinar: Equity and Inclusion Lessons by Dr. McPhatter-Harris and Amy McNamara.

Tuesday, Nov 16th at 7pm via Zoom MVLA Parent Speaker Series is hosting Colin Seale -The Question is the Answer. Practical Strategies to Unleash Critical Thinking At Home. Mr. Seale is an educator, attorney, and author of Thinking Like a Lawyer. He will share powerful, yet practical tools to equip parents to foster and engage critical thinking in their children. Registration link for this free event is here.

Finally, if your teen is struggling with academics or feeling down or frustrated about school, don’t forget to connect with our Counselors, our Nurse, and our Wellness Center.

Feel free to reach out and connect with us with ideas for future topics, shareable resources, or thoughts at