Oct
9
Tue
VES PTO Meeting – Media Center
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Oct
10
Wed
Chalk Talks – Inaugural Event @ Enki Brewing
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Chalk Talks is a new community conversation series that features
speakers who discover, explore and present big ideas.
These fun, short, TED-style talks aim to spark productive
conversation and promote advancement in our community.

Join us as we hear from two presenters:
Anna Edlund presenting “Think Outside” which invites children to think outside themselves, the school building, and into the community.
Jake Jauert will present “Academics in Motion” and share how his active classroom supports student learning.

Pre-registration strongly encouraged.

Oct
11
Thu
Common Triggers That Can Cause Anxiety and Depression in Adolescents #Stigma180 @ Chaska High School
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Many adolescents experience some form of anxiety and depression. Come learn about common triggers that cause anxiety and depression during adolescence, as well as how to tell the difference between everyday experiences of anxiety and depression vs. clinical levels. This presentation will identify warning signs that parents and educators can watch for, give them practical tools for how to respond effectively, and offer guidance about seeking mental health treatment. Presented by Nicole M. Johnson, MA, Post Doctoral Fellow, Lorenz Clinic

Oct
18
Thu
MEA
Oct 18 – Oct 19 all-day
MEA- No school
Oct 18 @ 7:59 pm – Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm
Oct
23
Tue
VES Picture Retakes
Oct 23 all-day
VES Scholastic Book Fair
Oct 23 – Oct 25 all-day
VES Parent Conferences
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Technology and Mental Health #Stigma180 @ Chanhassen High School
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Staff from Traverse Counseling and Consulting will discuss the idea of a technology addiction and whether it is real or not by discussing and using current research and the current understanding technology has on the brain.  Strategies for caregivers, parents, and teachers will be provided to help children establish a safe and healthy relationship with technology. Event is free to attend but registration is encouraged.

Nov
1
Thu
VES Parent Conferences
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm