Community Resource Corner

Resources for Florida Tragedy

In light of the tragic shooting in Florida on February 14, 2018, we are sharing a resource from Rutgers University with some helpful talking points for this type of situation. If your student would like to discuss these events with someone at school, please contact Heidi Jaeger.

New UMA Partnership

UMA is pleased to be partnering with Headway Emotional Health Services to offer on-site mental health services to our students. Headway's presence will allow students and families access to quality mental health services without the strain of removing a student from school to travel to a therapy clinic. Headway is a passionate and focused non-profit mental health and human services organization making a difference in the lives of over 18,000 families and individuals throughout the Twin CitIes metro area each [...]

Affordable Internet and Low-Cost Computers

Internet Essentials by Comcast offers affordable internet services (starting at $9.95/ month) as well as low cost computers to families who qualify.  Eligible families: have at least one child who qualifies for National School Lunch Program; do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than one year old; live in an area where Comcast service is available but have not subscribed in the last 90 days. For more information visit internetessentials.com

Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions Book Cover

Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions

DBT Skills to Help Your Teen Navigate Emotional and Behavioral Challenges by Pat Harvey, Britt H. Rathbone Parenting a teen with intense emotions can be extremely difficult. This much-needed book will give you the tools needed to help your teen regulate his or her emotions. In addition, you’ll learn the skills for managing your own reactions so you can survive these difficult years and help your teen thrive. The teen years can be daunting for any parent. But if you are the [...]

Free Dental Care

Give Kids a Smile is a charitable program coordinated by the Minnesota Dental Association to provide free care to low-income children in need. The organization will be holding a two-day, statewide event on Friday, February 5th, and Saturday, February 6th. The Association is committed to doing what it can to make quality care accessible to every child in Minnesota. Give Kids a Smile is for any child whose family faces financial or other challenges accessing dental care. No eligibility questions are [...]