April 10, 2018: Thoughtful Technology Panel Discussion

Tuesday, April 10 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM

Mary Hogan Elementary School Library

All community members, especially parents, are invited to join in this conversation with local education and mental health professionals. You can expect to gain a clearer sense of the challenges kids are having at schools and homes surrounding technology, and to participate in a discussion of how to support our students. Childcare provided.


Kristin Holsman-Francoeur, Principal of Middlebury Union Middle School
Tom Buzzell, Principal of Mary Hogan Elementary School
Dr. Laura Basili, clinical psychologist specializing in therapeutic work with children, teens, and families

Away For the Day

This article highlights a national movement encouraging middle schools to prohibit phones during the school day. More info is available on the Away For the Day website.

It’s great that MUMS’ policy on phones already supports this recommendation (phones off and not with the student during the school day). But it’s always great to let our school administrators know that we support the policy!


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