Please join us on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 for Macfarlane Park’s Open House!




                        Informational Parent Seminars:           5:00 – 5:30 Session I                              5:30 – 6:00 Session II

Choose two different seminars to visit and learn all about many exciting aspects of our Macfarlane Park IB family!


School-wide Informational Meeting: 6:00 – 6:30

Join us in the cafeteria at 6:00 to hear a message from Dr. Riveiro, hear PTA updates, and gather important information for your child’s 2018-2019 school year!


Classroom Visits:                                       6:30 – 7:00 Session I                              7:00 – 7:30 Session II


Use these two sessions to visit multiple teacher presentations and/or to visit our specials teachers. Classroom presentations will include an overview of the IB program, grade specific information and grade level expectations!




2018   Macfarlane Park Elementary Open House Parent Seminars

Two session times offered: 5:00   – 5:30 and 5:30 – 6:00

Presented   by: Dr. Denyse Riveiro, Principal

School Enhancements

Location: New Media Center (Old Music Room)

An inquiry into the exciting changes   happening with our beautiful building and the repurposing of learning spaces.

Presented   by: Hema Adhia, Assistant Principal

Grading and Assessment 101

Location: Room 208 - Schoenbach

An inquiry into elementary student grading   guidelines and assessment policies.

Presented   by: Wanda Vinson, Teacher Gifted

The Role of the IB Parent

Location: Room 307 - Finley

An inquiry into the basics of the IB   Primary Years Programme and how you can best support your child.

Presented   by: Kathy Longacre, Guidance Counselor

Social and Emotional   Skills for the Elementary Child

Location: Room 308 - Price

An inquiry into   appropriate behaviors for each stage of development and tips for encouraging   positive social and emotional skills in your child.

Presented by: Dhruti Parikshak/Denise Diorio, Gifted   Program Teachers

The Gifted Mind

Location: Room 301 - Kanzer

An inquiry into the gifted co-teach model   at MacFarlane Park and how to support the unique needs of the gifted student.