By Dianne de Guzman
Instead of kids sitting at desks in the classrooms of Federal Terrace Elementary School, parents were there learning a thing or two on Tuesday night.
The event is called Spring Family Night and parents were invited into classrooms to take part in three different workshops addressing different areas of family life.
This spring, schools offered workshops on nutrition, financial education and technology. This is all done as part of Vallejo City Unified School District’s full-service community school program, that works on helping students improve academically by offering services for families.
Vallejo City Unified School District Superintendent Ramona Bishop said that by having parents attend workshops, such as nutrition education, the classes help the whole family — not to mention the student.
“Years ago, we started our full-service community schools and this is just part of what the program does,” Bishop said. “(Spring Family Night) allows our families to learn things that they need to keep those students healthy.”