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.
The EAHS Fitness Center and Pool will be closed Wednesday, November 23 through Friday, November 25! See you on Monday!
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
Habitat for Humanity in Walworth County is currently seeking qualified applicants to become a homeowner! Visit HabitatWalworth.org or call 262-949-0542 to see if you're a good candidate. Applications are due December 31, 2022.
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 your 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.
This year we're celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Head over to www.elkhorn.k12.wi.us/page/easd-alumni-profiles to read more about two fantastic alumni and the role sports played in their lives! If you're looking for even more Title IX history, be sure to check out the fall issue of Community Connection, available online at https://5il.co/1keb5.
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.
FREE preschool Family Fun Event sponsored by EASD Parent Connections and Matheson Memorial Library... Come see Animals from Around the World! Friday, November 4, 6:30 p.m. in the Elkhorn Area Middle School cafeteria. Presented by our friends at incrediblebats.com.
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.
Only a few days left to sign your three-year-old up for Parent Connections' November 14, 2022 birthday party! Sign up at tinyurl.com/easd-3yo by November 9. *This party is for children turning 3 who were born between July 1 and December 31, 2019. -- ¡Solo quedan unos días para inscribir a su hijo de tres años en la fiesta de cumpleaños de Parent Connections el 14 de noviembre de 2022! Hay que registrars. Regístrate en tinyurl.com/easd-3yo o llama al 262-741-9140. Los niños que cumplen los tres años que nacieron entre el 1 de julio y el 31 de diciembre de 2019 están invitados a nuestra fiesta del 14 de noviembre de 2022.
Registration is now open for Pint-Sized Pound Fitness! Sign up at tinyurl.com/pint-sized-pound by November 4th! Parent Connections and Pound Fitness Trainer Julie Riese are hosting a special Grown-up & Me POUND Fitness session. A mix of grown-up and children's songs will get the whole family's toes tapping and sticks pounding! Glow Sticks and Drum Sticks provided (glow sticks for the Littles and drum sticks for the Bigs). Come pound off the pounds with your pint-sized little ones! • Target child audience is 2 yrs - early elementary age • Cost: FREE • Max Capacity: 15 Adults plus their kids Adults must accompany children at all times. Grown-ups: Register yourself and add your child's name in the custom registration questions.
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.
Thank you to everyone who signed up to volunteer on Saturday for the Great Give Back. Unfortunately, we have made the tough decision to postpone the event. We are currently working on a Spring, 2023 date for you all to lend a hand. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the EASD Community Engagement team.
Pickleball heads back indoors, Wednesdays in November! Drop in and play a match or two! 6:30-8:30 pm, Suchy Gym at EAHS.
The EAHS Student Council invites you to a community Halloween celebration! This annual FREE extravaganza includes: Game, Activities, Trick or Treating, Food, and a Haunted House! Where: EAHS (enter at Athletic Lobby) When: Wednesday, October 26 from 4-7 p.m. Who: Kids ages 0 - 5th grade, accompanied by a grown-up Wear your costumes!!!