With a significant weather event approaching, in consultation with our local public safety officials, all Whitman-Hanson schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, February 8, 2016. This includes all PK-12 classes, all morning, afternoon, and evening activities as well as athletics and building use events.
Our local public safety officials have asked us to remind everyone to be aware of children and adults being outside during this type of storm. A heavy wet snow with winds brings downs trees and wires without notice. There is an increased chance during this storm because many trees are currently top heavy and snow packed.
ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER, with and without HYPERACTIVITY:
“ADHD is a disruptive behavior disorder characterized by levels of inattention, impulsivity, and overactivity that are well beyond what is expected and appropriate for a given student’s sex and age. Students with ADHD may have difficulty concentrating on schoolwork, frequently interrupt conversations or activities, and have difficulty remaining seated when required to do so.
Approximately 3%–7% of school-age children in the
ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER WEB RESOURCES:
Children’s Health Topics: ADHD Information
Children and Adolescents with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
American Institute of Research
National Association of School Psychologists
National Institute of Mental Health
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (2003).