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Suggested resources for parents and students from Indian Prairie Superintendent


Above / Indian Prairie Unit School District 204 Administration Offices are located at 780 Shoreline Drive in DuPage County. The school district serves nearly 27,400 students from the Illinois communities of Naperville, Aurora, Bolingbrook and Plainfield, in DuPage and Will counties. 

The Weekly Update from School District 204 Superintendent Adrian Talley issued Oct. 18, 2023, includes a list of resources and opportunities for parents and students. 

Superintendent Adrian Talley

Below are a few of those suggestions that are scheduled today through October 29 and a “save the date” for Nov. 15, 2023.

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Resources for Parents

Linden Oaks Webinar Series: Mental Health Education for Parents of Teens

Webinar – Virtual 
6:30PM – 7:30PM Wed., Oct. 18
Title: How Do I Talk to My Teen About Trauma?

  • Speaker: Jerome Kaul, PsyD
  • Learn how to talk to your teen about traumatic events without making it worse.
  • Understand what to expect from my teen after a traumatic event.
  • Learn ways to help your teen get better after a trauma.
  • Register » VIRTUAL WEBINAR

Webinar – Virtual – SAVE THE DATE!
6:30PM – 7:30PM Wed., Nov. 15
Title: Building a Positive Body Image: It’s More Than Just How You Look

  • Speaker: Sarah Denman, MA, MSA, LCPC
  • Learn factors that can affect your teen’s body image.
  • Understand the ways negative body image can impact all areas of life.
  • Identify ways to identify if your teen needs additional support.
  • Register » VIRTUAL WEBINAR

Glenbard Parent Series

7PM – 8PM Thurs., Oct. 19
Cómo apoyar la salud y el bienestar de su hijo / How to Support Your Child’s Health and Wellbeing

Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K / Oct. 22, 2023

Support your school’s Charity Running Team as students get ready to run this Sun., Oct. 22. The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation (IPEF) thanks our Charity Heroes for raising funds for our district-wide student support programs and our schools! Half of all funds raised by our runners goes directly back into their schools. Visit the Team IPEF webpage to see the Team IPEF members that are representing your school and support them with a donation.

Resources for Teens

KidsMatter / Serving kids and families since 2001 to build resilient kids who say “No” to destructive choices and “Yes” to their endless possibilities.

360 Youth Services Fall Snowball / High School Students: Halloween Weekend Snowball Overnight Retreat is Oct. 28-29. This Fri., Oct. 20 is last chance to sign up to attend. 

What are you doing Halloween Weekend? It’s Fall Snowball, Y’all !!

Yes, the iconic high school sleepover retreat, known as “Snowball,” is October 28-29. Included is the bus ride to the mysterious Camp Henry Horner, one night stay in a clean cabin, meals, meeting peers from local high schools, activities, and more. Scholarships available. Intrigued? Email Kate Keir at kkeir@360youthservices.org and sign up at 360YouthServices.org for “Operation Snowball.” Last day for sign-ups is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20. Don’t GHOST IT!

For more info about Indian Prairie School District, visit www.ipsd.org

Suggestions from Indian Prairie School District 204 Weekly Update.

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