Parent Resources

We want to help parents and families by giving them tools to prepare their children for educational success and personal growth. Please revisit this page as we continue to add helpful links and resources.

Community Resources

Meals for children during summer
There are local resources available to for families in need of meals during the summer. 

Health & Wellness

NEB’s Wellness Policy
NEB recognizes that student wellness and proper nutrition are related to students’ physical well-being, growth, development and readiness to learn. View and/or download NEB Policy 246: School Wellness (PDF)

Adolescent and School Health
https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/index.htm

Anxiety in Children
Exposure to violence in the media and in video games can cause anxiety in children.
http://cmch.tv/parents/fear-and-anxiety/

Children’s Health
https://kidshealth.org

Hand Washing
Hand Washing Fact Sheet (PDF)

Head Lice
PA.gov Head Lice Facts

Local Mental Health & Substance Abuse Resources
See Mental Health & Substance Abuse Resources webpage.

Suicide Warning Signs in Young People
https://www.youthsuicidewarningsigns.org/parentscaregivers

When to Keep a Sick Child Home
Guidelines for Keeping a Sick Child at Home (PDF)

Internet/Electronics

Internet Safety

The FBI has designed kid-friendly and fun online safety lessons for students in grades 3-8.
https://sos.fbi.gov/

Enough is Enough is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to making the Internet safer for children and families. The Internet Safety 101 program for parents covers a range of topics including: social media, mobile and wireless devices, cyberbullying, and more.
http://internetsafety101.org

KidsHealth outlines the basics of internet safety and ways to keep your child safe.
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/net-safety.html

Video Game Violence

The American Pediatric Association and American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry recommend limiting video game violence for our children. Learn more:

School Violence

National Association of School Psychologists
School Violence Prevention: Tips for Parents and Educators

American Psychological Association
Talking to your children about the recent spate of school shootings

Social

Bullying
https://www.stopbullying.gov/what-you-can-do/parents/index.html

Standardized Testing

Learn about Pennsylvania’s standardized testing and how to help your child prepare.
www.nebpanthers.com/standardized-testing