Throw back Thursday presents an old time favorite read - rekindle the magic of the "The Boxcar Kids" series. Visit the library this weekend for your fun family outing opportunity. #Yread #TBT
Special thanks to Doug Baldwin from the Seattleseahawks for visiting our site at Cottonwood Elementary! Look for NFL Play 60 fitness program at our sites this year! #seattleseahawks #dougbaldwin
Now's the time! Take advantage of the YMCA Fall promotion at facilities near you - joining fees are waived until September 22. Activate those child care memberships and sign up the whole family!
At YMCA Child Care, the 8 Points of Leadership help affirm and teach leadership skills to your children. Ask your child about what it means to "be a leader to yourself" on the way home from school today.
Need to spice up your family dinner conversation this evening? Choose a question of the night and let your child have a chance to be a leader and start the conversation.
Question of the week for the car ride home:
What would you do if you saw a classmate playing alone at recess? Would you invite them to play with you?
Asking questions helps develop critical thinking skills!
Chronic absence, missing 10% of the school year or more, does not just affect the students who miss school. If too many students are chronically absent, it slows down instruction for other students. #AttendanceMatters #SchoolEveryDay
Staff Spotlight: Meet Shannon, one of our fabulous life changing Y staff! Her favorite part about the Y has been working with your children and being energized daily by their stories and positive attitudes. On her free time she captures the world through the lens of a camera.
Question for your child on the car ride home today: "What was the nicest thing you saw someone do today?"
Their answer might surprise you.