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2018-19 Event Calendar

2018-19 Event Calendar

CARLMONT HIGH SCHOOL 
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (CPAC)
  ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety 
   Documentary Film & Student Panel
  Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC)
 
  • Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (CPAC)
Mike Duffy, former Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch, founder of The Happiness Hall of Fame
  Life 101: Helping Your Kids Gain Happiness, Purpose, and Money Skills
 
  • Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (CPAC)
Ana Homayoun, founder of Green Ivy Consulting, author of The Myth of the Perfect Girl
Understanding the Culture of Perfectionism: Helping Teens Overcome a Fear of Failure and of
  Never Being Good Enough 
   
 
MENLO-ATHERTON HIGH SCHOOL 
  • Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (M-A PAC)
  Leah Weiss, PhD, Stanford University, author of How We Work
  Mindful Parenting: How to Raise Kids Who Are Creative, Compassionate, and Resilient
 
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (M-A PAC) 
ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety 
   Documentary Film & Student Panel
  Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC)
 
  • Thursday, November 1, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (M-A PAC) 
  Heidi Kasevich, PhD, founder, Quiet Schools Network
  Nurturing Quiet Kids: Strength - Stretch - Restore
 
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (M-A PAC)
Alice Kleeman, College Advisor & Angel Pérez, Vice President, Trinity College Twenty Years in College Admission—What Has Changed, What Hasn’t:
Reflections from Both Sides of the Desk
 
  • Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (M-A PAC)
  Kelly McGonigal, PhD, Stanford University, author of The Upside of Stress
  Born to Move: The Scientific Link Between Movement, Joy & Belonging
 
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (M-A PAC)
  Denise Pope, PhD, Challenge Success, Stanford Graduate School of Education
  A Well-Balanced Perspective on College "Fit"
 
 
SEQUOIA HIGH SCHOOL 
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Carrington Hall) 
ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety 
   Documentary Film & Student Panel 
  Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC)
 
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (SUHSD District Office, Birch Room)
  Vanessa Kellam, Parent Engagement Coordinator, Health Connected
  Tech Sex 2: Wired for Connection 
 
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Carrington Hall) 
Lynn O'Shaughnessy, author of The College Solution
      Winning Strategies for Finding the Right School at the Right Price
 
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Carrington Hall) 
Impact Teen Drivers + California Highway Patrol
  Parent-Teen Distracted Driving Workshop
     
 
WOODSIDE HIGH SCHOOL 
  • Thursday, September 6, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Woodside PAC)
  ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety 
   Documentary Film & Student Panel 
  Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC)
 
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Woodside MUR) 
Ana Homayoun, founder of Green Ivy Educational Consulting, author of Social Media Wellness
       Social Media Wellness: Executive Functioning in the Age of Digital Media and Tech Distractions
 
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Woodside PAC) 
Lynn O'Shaughnessy, author of The College Solution
      Winning Strategies for Finding the Right School at the Right Price
     
  • Thursday, March 14, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Woodside MUR) 
Vanessa Kellam, Parent Engagement Coordinator, Health Connected
  Tech Sex & Teen Dating Relationships
 
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net

Carlmont

CARLMONT PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Ana Homayoun, founder of Green Ivy Consulting, author of The Myth of the Perfect Girl
Understanding the Culture of Perfectionism: Helping Teens Overcome a Fear of Failure and of Never Being Good Enough
 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC)
 
 
With compassion and humor, author Ana Homayoun describes why so many teens – particularly in high-achievement areas like Silicon Valley – struggle with a fear of never being good enough. She will discuss practical strategies to help teens find their own personal fulfillment, purpose, and wellness.
 
Carlmont Parent Education Series events are sponsored by Carlmont PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net
 
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PAST EVENTS: 
 
CARLMONT PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Mike Duffy, former Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch, founder, The Happiness Hall of Fame
Life 101: Helping Your Kids Gain Happiness, Purpose, and Money Skills
 
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Carlmont High School, Performing Arts Center (PAC)
1400 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont 
 

Info + Tickets: https://mikeduffy2018carlmont.eventbrite.com

How can you teach your kids to gain greater happiness and purpose in life?

Mike Duffy, former Senior Vice President at Merrill Lynch and founder of The Happiness Hall of Fame, shares strategies about crucial money management techniques for kids, along with philanthropic giving and service. In a light-hearted, witty and inspirational conversation, Mike brings together all of the components of a happy life. This is a conversation not to be missed!

This funny and wise presentation will include video clips of some of the members of the Happiness Hall Of Fame including: Anne Wojcicki, CEO of 23andMe; Dolly Parton; and Mark Victor Hansen, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul. These clips are from the upcoming film, The Happiness Hall Of Fame. 

Mike Duffy is a sought-after speaker on financial management and philanthropic giving, the author of five books on happiness, and the founder of The Happiness Hall of Fame. He is the CEO of Happiness Wealth Management in San Carlos, CA. Duffy and the Happiness Hall of Fame have been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, O, The Oprah Magazine, The CW, Psychology Today, CNBC, Business Insider, and Sirius AM.

Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available.

Carlmont Parent Education Series sponsored by Carlmont PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net
 
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PAST EVENTS: 
 
CARLMONT PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety  
Documentary Film & Student Panel 
Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC)
 
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Carlmont High School, Performing Arts Center (CPAC)
1400 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont 
 
 

What is causing the anxiety epidemic in our children and teens? Join us for a special screening of the new IndieFlix documentary, ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, followed by a student panel.

This is an opportunity for parents, students, and community members to hear from students about how anxiety impacts their lives. Resource tables staffed by mental health organizations will be available from 6:30pm – 9:00pm.

ANGST features candid interviews with youth and young adults who suffer, or have suffered, from anxiety. The film includes discussions with mental health experts about the causes of anxiety and its sociological effects, as well as help, resources, and tools.

Parents, students (ages 10 and up), educators, and community members welcome! Spanish subtitles will be available. Free admission and light refreshments.
 
Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC), with support from Children’s Health Council, Sequoia Healthcare District, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, SafeSpace, and The Parent Education Series.
 

Carlmont Parent Education Series events are sponsored by CHS PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net

M-A

M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Kelly McGonigal, PhD, Stanford University
Born to Move: The Scientific Link Between Movement, Joy, and Belonging 
 
Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton 
 
 
Kelly McGonigal, PhD, Stanford University, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Willpower Instinct and The Upside of Stress, will discuss her latest research and new book, Born to Move: The Scientific Link Between Movement, Joy, and Belonging. 
 
Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
M-A Parent Education Series events are sponsored by M-A PTA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Founder & Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net.
 
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M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Alice Kleeman, Former M-A College Advisor, and Angel Pérez, PhD, Vice President, Trinity College
Twenty Years in College Admission — What Has Changed, What Hasn’t: Reflections from Both Sides of the Desk
 
Thursday, January 16, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton

What has changed in college admission over the past 20 years? And what has not changed? 

Join Alice Kleeman, former M-A College Advisor, and Angel Pérez, PhD, Vice President of Trinity College, for a lively conversation about college admission--from both sides of the desk. 

Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net.

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M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Heidi Kasevich, PhD, Founder, Quiet Schools Network
QUIET: Nurturing Quiet Kids 
 
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
 
 
In 2012, Susan Cain wrote a landmark book called “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking.” Quiet Revolution (quietrev.com) was launched soon after, with a mission of unlocking the power of introverts for the benefit of us all.
 
All too often, quiet kids are shamed into feeling  their extroverted peers, who are more likely to enjoy group work, crowded cafeterias, endless socializing, classroom discussions, and reward- motivated activities. When they discover that they fall on the introverted side of the spectrum, introverted students all too often lose confidence in their ability to lead.
 
Dr. Heidi Kasevich is the former director of Quiet Schools Network, a coalition of schools dedicated to the Quiet Revolution manifesto: “Quiet kids can and must be raised to know their strengths.”
 
Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net. 
 
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M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety  
Documentary Film & Student Panel 
Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC)
 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton 
 
 

What is causing the anxiety epidemic in our children and teens? Join us for a special screening of the new IndieFlix documentary, ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, followed by a student panel.

This is an opportunity for parents, students, and community members to hear from students about how anxiety impacts their lives. Resource tables staffed by mental health organizations will be available from 6:30pm – 9:00pm.

ANGST features candid interviews with youth and young adults who suffer, or have suffered, from anxiety. The film includes discussions with mental health experts about the causes of anxiety and its sociological effects, as well as help, resources, and tools.

Parents, students (ages 10 and up), educators, and community members welcome! Spanish subtitles will be available. Free admission and light refreshments.

Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC), with support from Children’s Health Council, Sequoia Healthcare District, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, SafeSpace, and The Parent Education Series.

M-A Parent Education Series events are sponsored by M-A PTA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series,cmargot@csmconsulting.net

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M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Leah Weiss, PhD, MSW, Stanford University, author of How We Work
Mindful Parenting: How to Raise Kids Who are Creative, Compassionate, and Resilient
 
Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
 
 

Join us for a lively discussion about what parents can do to remain mindful—and not go insane!—while navigating the ups and downs of raising kids. Using self-compassion methods and tips and tricks to stay mindful on any given day (yes, even the hectic ones!), Leah leads attendees towards a calmer and more purposeful parenting path.

Leah Weiss, PhD, is a teacher, researcher, and meditation expert at Stanford University. Leah is also a Principal Teacher and Trainer for Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Training program, founded by the Dalai Lama. Her first book, How We Work, launched in March 2018.

Parents, students, educators and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments.
 
M-A Parent Education Series events are sponsored by M-A PTA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net

Sequoia

SEQUOIA PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Lynn O’Shaughnessy, College Financial Expert, author of The College Solution
Winning Strategies for Finding the Right School at the Right Price
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Sequoia High School, Carrington Hall
 
 
Lynn O'Shaughnessy is a nationally recognized college expert, higher-education journalist, speaker and educator.  Her No. 1 goal is to help parents with teenagers become smart college shoppers as they search for schools. 
 
Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available. 
 
Sequoia Parent Education Series events are sponsored by SHSEF, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net
 
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PAST EVENTS: 
 
SEQUOIA PARENT EDUCATION SERIES 
Vanessa Kellam, Parent Engagement Coordinator, Health Connected   
Tech Sex 2: Wired for Connection 
 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Sequoia Union HS District Office, Birch Room
480 James Avenue, Redwood City 
 

Register: https://techsextwo2018sequoia.eventbrite.com

In a safe and friendly atmosphere, high school students and their adults are guided in a fun, relaxed conversation about dating and sexuality.

Short student dramas, activities, and supported questions promote interaction and engagement. This talk is intended for teens and parents to strengthen family communication and connections. Parents are welcome to attend without their student to gain insight into important conversations they can have at home.

Vanessa Kellam is the Parent Engagement Coordinator for nonprofit Health Connected, the leading sexuality and relationships education organization in the Bay Area. Its mission is to educate adolescents in schools so they can make informed decisions about their own sexual health. 

Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available. 

Sequoia Parent Education Series events are sponsored by SHSEF, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net.

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SEQUOIA PARENT EDUCATION SERIES 
ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety  
Documentary Film & Student Panel 
Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC)
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Sequoia High School, Carrington Hall 
1201 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City 
 
 
What is causing the anxiety epidemic in our children and teens? Join us for a special screening of the new IndieFlix documentary, ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, followed by a student panel.
 
This is an opportunity for parents, students, and community members to hear from students about how anxiety impacts their lives. Resource tables staffed by mental health organizations will be available from 6:30pm – 9:00pm.
 
ANGST features candid interviews with youth and young adults who suffer, or have suffered, from anxiety. The film includes discussions with mental health experts about the causes of anxiety and its sociological effects, as well as help, resources, and tools.
 
Parents, students (ages 10 and up), educators, and community members welcome! Spanish subtitles will be available. Free admission and light refreshments.
 
 Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC), with support from Children’s Health Council, Sequoia Healthcare District, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, SafeSpace, and The Parent Education Series.
 
Sequoia Parent Education Series sponsored by SHSEF, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net.

Woodside

WOODSIDE PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Lynn O’Shaughnessy, College Financial Expert, author of The College Solution
Winning Strategies for Finding the Right School at the Right Price
 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Woodside High School, Performing Arts Center (PAC)
 
 
Woodside Parent Education Series events are sponsored by WHS PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net.
 
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WOODSIDE PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Ana Homayoun, M.A., author of Social Media Wellness
Social Media Wellness: Executive Functioning in the Age of Digital Media and Tech Distractions
 
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Woodside High School, Multi-Use Room (MUR)
199 Churchill Avenue, Woodside
 

Info + Tickets: https://anahomayoun2018woodside.eventbrite.com

In our always-on digital world, it can be hard for teens – and adults! – to successfully navigate online and IRL worlds. In fact, the latest Pew research suggests that both parents and teens are struggling with managing distractions.
 
With empathy, compassion, and humor, noted Silicon Valley Ana Homayoun discusses how the digital balancing act affects all aspects of our lives and personal wellness, and impacts students' academic abilities and social well-being as well as emotional and physical health.
 
Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available. 
 
Woodside Parent Education Series events are sponsored by WHS PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net.
 
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WOODSIDE PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety  
Documentary Film & Student Panel 
Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC)
 
Thursday, September 6, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Woodside High School, Performing Arts Center (PAC)
199 Churchill Avenue, Woodside 
 

What is causing the anxiety epidemic in our children and teens? Join us for a special screening of the new IndieFlix documentary, ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, followed by a student panel.

This is an opportunity for parents, students, and community members to hear from students about how anxiety impacts their lives. Resource tables staffed by mental health organizations will be available from 6:30pm – 9:00pm.

ANGST features candid interviews with youth and young adults who suffer, or have suffered, from anxiety. The film includes discussions with mental health experts about the causes of anxiety and its sociological effects, as well as help, resources, and tools.

Parents, students (ages 10 and up), educators, and community members welcome! Spanish subtitles will be available. Free admission and light refreshments.

Presented by SUHSD Wellness Advisory Council (WAC), with support from Children’s Health Council, Sequoia Healthcare District, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, SafeSpace, and The Parent Education Series.

Woodside Parent Education Series sponsored by WHS PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net.

Mini-Series

2018-19 PARENT EDUCATION MINI-SERIES l Safe and Healthy Teens 

Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit
Stephen Smuin, Co-Founder, and Richard Ceballos, Project Co-Director
What's the Buzz with JULL & Other Similar Vape Devices? 
 
 Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
 Sequoia Union High School District Office, Birch Room
 480 James Avenue, Redwood City
 
  
 What do parents, students, and educators need to know about vaping, JUUL, e-cigarettes, and vape devices? The Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit is a new, evidence-based resource aimed at preventing middle and high school students' use of e-cigarettes/vapes (including JUUL and other pod-based systems). 
 
Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available. **SOLD OUT 
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net
 
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The One Love Foundation
Escalation - Film Screening & Discussion
Megan Shackleton, West Coast ED, and Liz Cowley, Engagement Coordinator 
 
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
Sequoia Union High School District Office, Birch Room
480 James Avenue, Redwood City
 
 
Join One Love for this special community screening of their award-winning film, Escalation. Learn how to talk about healthy and unhealthy relationships with the young people in your life. 
 
Parents, high school students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish interpretation will be available. **Seating is limited
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net

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Margot, Charlene
Founder and Director, The Parent Education Series
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Education, cmargot@csmconsulting.net
Direct: (650) 868-0590
Email: cmargot@csmconsulting.net