Parent committee talks immigration, vaping, math

Source: The Wenatchee World


WENATCHEE — Immigration and DACA, drugs and vaping, and math homework are the topics of discussion April 8 at the Wenatchee School District’s next quarterly Migrant Bilingual Parents Advisory Committee meeting.

The public is invited.

The meeting is at the district office, 235 Sunset Ave. It starts with dinner at 5 p.m., presentations from 5:30 to 6, followed by time for individual questions.

Presenters include:

  • Paula Arno Martinez, a local attorney and member of the state’s Hispanic Affairs Commission, who will talk about immigration and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).
  • Wenatchee Police Officer Jared Reinfeld, the district’s resource officer, will provide an update on drugs and vaping.
  • Pioneer Middle School math teacher Naomi Bazan will discuss math and how parents can help students at home.

The committee — which includes parents of children enrolled in the district’s migrant or bilingual programs— is tasked with providing input on program improvement and development. Quarterly meetings are scheduled on topics of high interest to migrant and bilingual families.

For information, call Nadya Bush, the district’s assistant director of special programs, at 662-9634.