Title I

Title I Parent and Family Engagement Workshops and Opportunities

Title I Parent

Click here for a printable copy of the Parent and Family Engagement Activity List for 2022-2023.

This policy is Sweetwater Elementary plans for parent involvement for this school year.  This plan is revised annually.  All parents are invited and encouraged to provide input on this policy and the parent workshops at any time during the year.

(* indicates Title I Parent Workshop)


Professional Development on Parent Involvement for “Staffulty”

Tuesday, August 8, 2023….. 

Annual Title 1 Meeting

Tuesday, August 22, 2023….. 5:00 pm

  Wednesday, August 23, 2023…. 12 noon

Safety and Discipline (Digital)

We will discuss safety and discipline at Sweetwater and the Douglas County School System. 

Friday, September 15, 2023……….9:00 am 

Parent Advisory/School Council (Digital)

Tuesday, September 12, 2023…..4:00 pm, and Wednesday, September 13, 2023… 12-noon 

Thursday, January 11, 2024 ……..4:00 pm, and Friday, January 12, 2024  …12-noon

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 ….4:00 pm and Wednesday, May 8, 2024 …..12-noon

Attendance Matters(Digital)

Our counselor and social worker will discuss the attendance policy and the importance of being in school everyday.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023……10:00 AM  

New Math Standards(Digital)

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Thanksgiving Feast 

Enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving lunch with your child and browse the Book Fair! We would love to have some of our parents and grandparents serve as Mystery Readers for our classes. 

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 (K, 2nd, 3rd) (During grade level lunch times)

Thursday, November 9, 2023 (1st, 4th, 5th) (During grade level lunch times)

Real Men Read 

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Literacy & STEM Night

Tuesday, December 7, 2023 ………. 5:00 pm

Professional Development on Parent Involvement for “Staffulty”

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Winter Wonderland Breakfast (In-Person)

Come enjoy breakfast and hot chocolate with your child before you begin your day. 

Wednesday, January 10, 2024……..7:15 am - 7:45 am 

Thursday, January 11, 2024………7:15 am- 7:45 am 

Top Topics from Parent Surveys

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 ……..

Thursday, January 11, 2024……..

Testing tips (Title 1 Parent Workshop) (Digital)

Hear from our counselor and others about how to support and prepare your child for testing during the school year. We will discuss Star Testing, GKIDS, and GMAS. 

Thursday, February 1, 2023…….5:00 PM

Technology Talks

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Walk a Mile with Mom (In-Person)

Friday, May 10, 2024

Kindergarten and Middle School Transition 

Kindergarten and middle school transition activities will take place during April and May and will include: 

Parent meeting at Head Start

Kindergarten Roundup (TBD)

Grade Level Transition Workshop

Parent Resource Center

Sweetwater Elementary, along with the Douglas County School System, believes in equipping parents with academic resources to ensure their child is successful in learning their grade level curriculum.  The SWES Parent Resource Center encourages parents to visit and check-out learning materials during the school week.  These resources will provide assistance with homework and other curriculum activities.  The Parent Resource Center is located next to the Media Center for parents to check-out the following resources:

     • Educational games and flash cards

     • Test prep resources

     • Books

**There is a 2-week checkout period on all items.

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