April 12, 2019


    Dear Parents and Guardians,


                Early adolescence is an exciting but sometimes confusing and challenging time for both teens and the adults in their lives.  Our Annual Project Safeguard Conference aims to provide useful information, as well as a starting point for dialogue on some topics that can be difficult or awkward.  This year’s conference will be on Friday, May 17th, and we hope you will be able to join us.

                All presentations will be held at the Amherst Middle School.  The keynote address begins  at 7:55 a.m., and registration for adults will begin at 7:30 in the AMS lobby.  The program will end at     2:19 p.m.  All students will arrive at school as usual, and attendance will be taken in homeroom.  A lunch of pizza, salad, bottled water and a dessert will be available at a cost of $7.00/person.  Students will not be able to purchase the regular lunch in the cafeteria that day, but parents and students may bring their own lunches.

               Instructions for registering for sessions and ordering lunch on line are on the reverse side, and course descriptions for each of the sessions and an overview of the schedule for sessions are enclosed.  Each student and adult participant will have the opportunity to attend four sessions in addition to the opening and closing sessions.  Some sessions are just for adults or students, and others are open to all.  Please work together to schedule your day.  Some sessions have maximum capacities, so the sooner you register on line, the better are your chances of getting your first choices.  The online registration will be open on Friday, April 12, at 3:00.  Registrations must be completed on line by Friday, May 3, 2019.

                If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of us.







    Maggie Kim                                                                    Debbie Hinrichs

    School Counselor, Ext. 7106                                            7th Grade Social Studies, Ext. 7349

    mkim@sprise.com                                                          dhinrichs@sprise.com


    Project Safeguard Coordinators