Reminder: Educational Autism Consultant Mandy Reinke will be presenting to the Elkhorn community on Thursday, December 1 in the James A Wehner Auditorium at Elkhorn Area High School. This is a FREE event. You will come away with a better understanding of the characteristics of autism, as well as strategies to help support those you love and care for on the Autism Spectrum.
SECOND DATE ADDED! SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 • 1 PM • EAHS CULINARY ROOM We've added a second Holiday Cookie Bake & Take class to the calendar! Sign up at easdcommunity.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=79
There's still time to order your Christmas tree and support the EASD Resiliency Coalition. Proceeds from every sale will support programs that put food on the table and clothing in a family's closet in our community. Purchase your tree at tinyurl.com/celebrate-resiliency. Pick-up is Thursday, December 1 at the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce.
Looking to create one-of-a-kind personalized gifts for the upcoming holiday season? Sign up for Elmer's Holiday Workshop @ tinyurl.com/elmers-workshop Join Rebecca Blom and Gina Rand at the EAHS Cube for Christmas gift crafting on our laser engravers! We'll work on Personalized Ornaments, Santa's Cookie Tray, and 3D Acrylic and Wooden Decor. Christmas treats will be provided, and there will be plenty of cheer to go around!
Looking for a way to give back to our community? The EASD Resiliency Coalition has two fantastic opportunities for you. Purchase you Christmas Tree at tinyurl.com/celebrate-resiliency and proceeds will go to support families in need in our community. Make a one-time or recurring donation to the Snack in a Pack program at tinyurl.com/snack-pack and help keep our students fed over the weekend. Have questions? Contact Senta Holmes at email@example.com
Do you or someone you know take care of a loved one or friend? Do you find difficulty in taking care of yourself during this time? Join the EASD Community Resilience Outreach team on November 16th at 6 p.m. listen to community caregivers share their insight on how to make sure to have a good balanced life. Register to attend at: forms.gle/aUzy8X5X3UHynx8G7 The event will be at Sedgemeadow Apartments and streamed online.
Autism Parent & Caregiver Support Group next meeting: Thursday, November 17 at 6 p.m. in the Friends Room at Matheson Memorial Library. All are invited for discussion and support. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
SAVE THE DATE! Parents, Educators, Support Staff, and caregivers: Join us for an evening of learning with Mandy Reinke, Educational Autism Consultant! You will come away with a better understanding of the characteristics of autism, as well as strategies to help support those you love and care for on the Autism Spectrum. Thursday, December 1, 2022 • 6-8 p.m. • James A Wehner Auditorium at Elkhorn Area High School Mandy Reinke has worked in the field of autism for the past 22 years as a special educator and consultant. She provides support and coaching for school districts across the state as well as employers and families to help students reach their fullest potential.
Holiday baking seem overwhelming to you? Join Jenny Wehmeier and the Elkhorn Culinary Arts students for an evening of baking in the EAHS Culinary Arts classroom. December 2, 2022 • 4:30-7:30 p.m. • Register @ easdcommunity.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=76 Bring a friend or make new friends as you work in a kitchen with up to three bakers. Participants will work in one of six stations to bake one or two kinds of cookies to be split with the rest of the group. Recipes will be selected ahead of time to purchase ingredients.
We're one week away fromHot Cakes, Cool Tunes! Do you have your tickets yet? The Rotary Club of Elkhorn invites you to their annual pancake breakfast at Elkhorn Area Middle School, Saturday, November 5, 8 a.m. - noon. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit EASD music programs. Your $10 ticket can be purchased at the door on November 5, or at the EASD 1887 Building, the Chamber of Commerce, or Friends on the Square. See you there!
EASD and the Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services will host Dr. Greg Hudnall in the James A Wehner Auditorium at Elkhorn Area High School on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 7 p.m. All families and community members are invited to his presentation, “What We Know and What We Don’t Know About Youth Suicide.” Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Hudnall will present the latest research on youth suicide. He will also discuss the things to say and not to say to struggling youth. Please come with questions. Learn more at fb.me/e/2Rnralqfi Dr. Greg Hudnall is the founder of Hope Squad, a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.
Pickleball heads back indoors, Wednesdays in November! Drop in and play a match or two! 6:30-8:30 pm, Suchy Gym at EAHS.
Looking for a fun way to spend a no school day? Search no further! Join the Elkhorn Recreation Team, on a No School Adventure Day to the East Troy Electric Railroad! Sign up at elkhornwirec.recdesk.com/Community/Program
Ever thought about how to raise a resilient child? EASD Community Resilience Outreach invites you to join the Resilience Book Club at Matheson Memorial Library, and read "Raising Resilient Kids," by Rhonda Spencer-Hwang. First meeting is November 2nd at 6 p.m. Register online at bit.ly/3S4dxV7.
Mark your calendars and save the date for Hot Cakes, Cool Tunes! The Rotary Club of Elkhorn invites you to their annual pancake breakfast at Elkhorn Area Middle School, Saturday, November 5, 8 a.m. - noon. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit EASD music programs. Your $10 ticket can be purchased at the door on November 5, or at the EASD 1887 Building, the Chamber of Commerce, or Friends on the Square. See you there!
In two weeks, come to Elkhorn Area Middle School on Wednesday, October 19th to receive information from dependable resources and ask questions with our School Resource Officer. We hope to see you there. Register here: https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSd9LOVn4OyfQJ.../viewform
Autism Parent & Caregiver Support Group next meeting: Thursday, October 13 at 6 p.m. in the Friends Room at Matheson Memorial Library. All are invited for discussion and support. Contact email@example.com with questions.
Have you signed your team up yet? Adult volleyball (high schoolers welcome too) starts in October! Sign up at easdcommunity.recdesk.com.
As we wrap up the second week of school, we decided to share a little bit more about our new EAMS educators. Please welcome them when you see them. We are so glad you're all here!
Hope Squad's "Hope Game" is this Friday's Varsity Football Game vs. Badger. During halftime they will be hosting a Miracle Minute to raise funds to help pay for Suicide Prevention Training and resources for both the High School and Middle Schools. #goelks