District offers PASS classes for parents of elementary and middle school students

District 518 will be offering “Parents Advocating for Student Success” (PASS) classes in September and October. The upcoming PASS classes are for parents who have children in Kindergarten through grade 8. PASS classes help parents better understand how to help their children be successful in school. The 2-session September class title is “Back to School – What Parents Should Know”; it will cover homework help, out-of-school-time learning opportunities and testing. The 3-session October class is “Your Kids and School” and it will cover staying involved, conferences and school safety. Separate classes are offered in English, Spanish and Karen. For more information or to sign up for English or Spanish PASS classes, call 507-370-3682. For more information or to sign up for the Karen PASS classes call 507-727-1205.