Two Great Videos and Mental Health Resources

May 19, 2020

Dear Families:

I start by sharing two videos that will bring smiles to your faces.  The first one is from the devoted group of school bus drivers who miss the kids!  Here is the video they made expressing that:

The CCHS Chorus made this fantastic video of the song “Blue Skies From Now On” which is a perfect message for the times!  The video is found here:

The Concord Education Fund is selling balloons to “Celebrate a Senior” as they graduate from CCHS.  The information is posted here if you’d like to participate:

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) released an FAQ about the COVID-19 related questions for the high school sports programs at this link:

As plans for the summer are modified, you may need resources to handle the related anxiety and stress related to more cancellations.  The Alcott Mental Health Team compiled resources and strategies here:

A favorite resource for managing mental health in children is Jessica Minahan who participated in the podcast posted here entitled “Podcast for Parents:  Supporting Learners Who Are Stressed or Anxious During This School Closure”.  The link is found at:

Finally, I remind you of the mental health resources posted on the district web page if you think outside support would be helpful:

Please do not hesitate to reach out to the school counselors and administrators if you need assistance.