RAPID CITY, S.D. — The South Dakota Statewide Family Engagement Center gave households a chance to put together their kids for varsity with a useful resource truthful.
On Saturday, the middle partnered with the South Dakota Parent Connection and arrange a back-to-school useful resource truthful on the Dahl Arts Center in downtown Rapid City.
The truthful featured a scavenger hunt, with households going round to native enterprise to get early studying supplies to help their kids succeed. Families bought to accumulate all the pieces from studying supplies to STEM crafts, and go to cubicles from organizations like Youth and Family Services and CASA.
“One of our favourite sayings is that, ‘we don’t know what we don’t know,’ and so it is a manner to present what’s on the market. And additionally simply to present households that faculty readiness is just not overly difficult,” stated Megan Handshue, a household engagement specialist with SDSFEC.
Handshue says that kids do higher when their households and faculties are related, and the Family Engagement Center works to deepen that connection day-after-day.