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2016-2017 St Jerome School Council
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Family Resource Centre-Parents can sign out the following books (found on the trolley in the school lobby):
1. A Child’s View of Grief: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors.
2. The Goldfish Went on Vacation: A Memoir of Loss (and Learning To Tell The Truth About It)
3. All Dogs Have ADHD
4. Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families
5. It's so Much Work to Be your Friend (book ; the DVD on order)
6. Raising a Spirited Child
7. Explosive Child: A New Report for Understanding a Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
8. Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child.
9. What To Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kids Guide to Overcoming Anxiety
10. What to DO When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A kids Guide to Overcoming OCD
11. Lost at School
12. Catching a Falling Star (to be ordered)
13. Autism 101 Manual
14. DVD- F.A.T City Workshop, How Difficult Can This Be? Understanding Learning Disabilities (to be ordered)
15. DVD- Last One Picked First One Picked On: Learning Disabilities and Social Skills (to be ordered)
16. When The Chips Are Down: Learning Disabilities and Discipline Strategies for Improving Children Behavior (to be ordered)
17. Exceptional Children- Ordinary Schools: Getting The Education You Want For Your Special Needs Child.
18. Bringing up Boys – Practical Advice and Encouragement for those shaping the next generation of men
19. Building Moral Intelligence – The Seven Essential Virtues that Teach Kids to do the Right Thing
20. Bullying – Deal with it Before Push Comes to Shove
21. Character Matters! Raising Kids with Values that Last
22. Child’1 s Play – Rediscovering the Joy of Play in our Families and Communities
23. Christian Religious Education – Sharing our Story & Vision
24. Cooperative Games and Sports – Joyful Activities for Everyone
25. Deceptively Delicious – Simple Secrets to get your Kids Eating Good Food
26. Discipline that Lasts a Lifetime – The Best Gift you can Give your Kids
27. Divorce is Not the End of The World Zoe’s and Evans’ Coping Guide for Kids
28. Graced-Based Parenting – Set Your Family Free
29. Growing up Again – Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children
30. Kids Healthy Lunchbox – over 50 Delicious and Nutritious Recipes for Children of All Ages
31. Laughter, Love & Limits – Parenting for Life
32. Loving Each One Best – A Caring & Practical Approach to Raising Siblings
33. Life-Giving Love – Embracing God’s Beautiful Design for Marriage
34. The Mother of All Parenting Books – The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Happy, Healthy Child from Pre-school through the Preteens
35. Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home – A Parents Guide
36. Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School – Educating Students with NLD. Asperger Syndrome, and Related Conditions
37. The Pampered Child Syndrome – How to Recognize it, How to Manage it and How to Avoid it
38. Parenting isn’t for Cowards – The “you can do it” guide for Hassled Parents from America’s Best-loved Family Advocate
39. Queen Bees and Wannabees – Helping your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends & Other Realities of Adolescence
40. Raise Your Kids with out Raising Your Voice
41. Real Boys – Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood
42. The Second Shirt
43. Sharing the Faith with your Child – from birth to age six, a handbook for Catholic Parents
44. Sharing the Faith with your Child – from age seven to fourteen , a handbook for Catholic Parents
45. Siblings Without Rivalry – How to Help your Children Love Together so You can Live Too
46. The Sneaky Chef – Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids Favorite Meals
47. SpongeBob Squarepants – Phonics Reading Program; Phonics Program, pack 2 (two resources)
48. Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities – A Common Sense Guide for Parents and Professionals
49. What Makes us Catholic – Eight Gifts for Life
50. Whining & Dining – Mealtime Survival for Picky Eaters and the Families Who Love Them
51. Who’: s in Charge? A Guide to Family Management
52. The Wonder of Boys –What Parents, Mentors and Educators can do to Shape Boys into Exceptional Men
53. St. Jerome cookbook
54. Council master binder (to be added)
55. An Introduction to Restorative Practices (10 copies)
56. Growing up Brave:Strategies to help your child overcome fear, stress and anxiety
57. Russell\s World: A book about autism
58. Playing with Anxiety: Casey's Guide for Teens and Kids
59. Sometimes I Drive My Mom Crazy, But I Know She's Crazy About Me: A Self-Esteem Book for Overactive and Impulsive Children
60, Freeing Yourself from Anxiety: The 4-Step Plan to Overcome Worry and Create the Life You Want
61. Fire Child, Water Child: How Understanding the Five Types of ADHD Can Help You Improve Your Child's Self-Esteem and Attention
62. Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD
63. I Can Relax! A Relaxation CD for Childre
64. Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents
65. Wilma Jean the Worry Machine
66. Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More 67. Than PeersPutting on the Brakes Activity Book for Kids with Add or ADHD
68. A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults: Executive Function Impairments
69. Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Worries, and Phobias
70.How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)
The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.
Learn more about OCSB's PIC on the PIC page of the Board website.
The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing the parents in our school board. We are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through our website, Twitter, and email newsletters we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario; plus we share great tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join our e-mail list, follow us on Twitter or attend CSPA monthly meetings.
Visit the CSPA website to learn more about CSPA and the work we do to support parents and their children in our schools.
Council Meeting Information
The St. Jerome School Council meets in the Learning Commons at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Please join us.