WE MISS YOU!
Mrs. Curlin Edwards
Orange Public Schools
The Orange Public Schools Expectations for Emergency AT Home Instruction
9 a.m.- 11 a.m
1 p.m- 3 p.m.
I am also reachable through Remind and Classdojo
Google Classroom Codes
Mrs. Edwards Grades 3 & 4: dv4khtd
Mrs. Edwards Grades 5, 6, & 7: ljhwry2
Google Meets Parent Link
Student & Parent Resources
In light of what is happening in the United States and around the world, here are some helpful resources about racism and protest. Parents I encourage you to have your child watch the video with you and engage in age appropriate conversation afterwards.
Student Friendly Video on Systemic Racism (Geared towards Grades 3-7)
The spread of COVID-19 has caused disruptions to the daily routine of many families. Below I have provided helpful resources to support you and your child during this time.
The City of Orange Hotline: 973-280-1621
The city is maintaining a hotline for families in need of food. When calling you will provide your name, address, and phone number. You will registered for a bag of groceries to be dropped off to your home. Families will also get information about any emergency pantries that the city is hosting.
Financial Assistance for Renters in NJ (Essex County)
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES/WORKSHEETS
BRAIN BREAKS/UNPLUG ACTIVITIES
MOTIVATING KIDS AT HOME
HERE ARE LINKS TO HELP MANAGE STRESS AND ANXIETY
NJ Mental Health Cares, the state's behavioral health information and referral service, will offer help to those dealing with anxiety and worry related to the COVID-19 outbreak. New Jerseyans can call 1-800-202-HELP (4357) for free, confidential support. Calls will be answered form 8am-8pm seven days a week by live trained specialists.
Here are various crisis intervention hotlines you can call if you ever feel you are in need of help.
Mobile Crisis - NJ SYSTEM OF CARE - 877-652-7624
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
Crisis Text Line: Text "GO" to 741-741
2nd Floor Youth Helpline: 888-222-2228 (Virtual Counseling for youth)
NJ 24/7 Peer Support & Suicide Prevention Hopeline: 1-855-654-6735
Child Abuse: (877) NJABUSE (652-2873)