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CORE by HGNA 2017

CORE by HGNA is a fun and engaging workshop that will help you create strategies to make your transition to Middle School less stressful while learning more about yourself and staying true to your unique self!

In addition to break-out sessions on self-discovery, self-care and friendships, CORE by HGNA participants will have the opportunity to meet with high school girls who will share insights on how they handled changes in friendships, socializing at lunch, getting to classes on time, choosing seats on the bus, balancing extra-curricular activities with time for homework, and much more.

Many thanks to all of you who registered your daughters for the CORE by HGNA workshop for August 10 — we hope that your daughters will be able to attend on the new date and will be able to bring some of their friends to the event, too!  Please know that you will receive an e-mail from with instructions on how to transfer your registration to September or to be fully reimbursed for your registration.

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 9am to 1:30pm
Location: Geneva Middle School South, 1415 Viking Drive, Geneva
Costs: $25 per girl. Registration is required. Fee reductions are available based on need.

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Parent Chat:  From Setbacks to Success:  Expert Advice for Parenting During Turbulent Times

Presented by Dr. Megan Schmitz, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Schmitz previously co-developed and programmed the Adolescent Anxiety Program at Linden Oaks Hospital, where whe worked with kids hospitalized with debilitating anxiety.  Most recently, Dr. Schmitz created The Intensive Anxiety Clinic, which serves as intermediate level of care between traditional outpatient services and hospitalization.

Join us for this parenting presentation and walk away with:

  • Tools to support healthy coping
  • Recognition of behaviors to avoid and how to help your child face his/her fears
  • Knowledge of how challenging emotions like anxiety help your child grow and adapt
  • Understanding of the important role of consequences in fostering modivation

When:   Saturday, September 9th, 9:15 – 10:45 AM

Where:  Geneva Middle School SOUTH, 1415 Viking Drive, Geneva, IL – Presented in the cafeteria

Cost is $5 per adult

Click here to register for Parent Chat


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