Next Wednesday, October 28th at 9:15 we will have a meeting for parents on how to help children after a traumatic experience like the Valley Fire. The meeting will be held in room 8. We’ll also discuss what to expect with regard to children’s reactions. Ellin Ruffner will be leading this meeting. She is a volunteer with the Red Cross, joining us from Maine. I’ve found her advice extremely helpful in dealing with my own feelings. She’s been a presence on the school site listening to children’s stories who have wished to share them. She’s attended one of our staff meetings, and all of the staff felt that what she had to share was highly valuable. I encourage you to go if you’re able.