(12/16/2022) On Friday, Dec. 9, Adams Elementary School in Coon Rapids hosted English Learner (EL) families, including parents and guardians for a welcome breakfast. Students were able to enjoy breakfast with their families before the start of the school day, and parents and guardians stayed for an informational meeting with school staff.
Adams assistant principal Kristel Linn led the discussion, introducing families to information and resources to help improve communication between families and school. A number of school, district and community partners were also in attendance, including the Adams Parent Advisory Council, Metro North Adult Basic Education, Anoka-Hennepin Community Education, YMCA and Anoka County Libraries.
Language interpreters were also in attendance to assist families in communicating with school staff. The event served as an opportunity to enhance connections between school staff and families.