Bruce Vento Family Center

Family Connect
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    Cooking Together     Planting    fried rice

       The Bruce Vento Family Center strives to build relationships with families while creating a bridge between school and home.  The Family Center is located in room 1302, staff are available school days at 9 a.m.

    Our goal is to provide families with opportunities to connect with other families, gain resources, obtain educational information, and build a network for support.  Weekly we host Family Connect meetings as a way to build community and a supportive network.  Families are welcome to visit anytime, we look forward to meeting you!      


     Family Connect Carol and Fannie Cooking Class fun Seeds


    Family Connect: 

    Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

    Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Thursday, October 31, 2019

    9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.


    Family Connect Topics and Guests:

    Tuesday, October 22, 2019- Bullying Prevention Information for Families

    Tuesday, October 29, 2019- Bookmoblie and Community Connection

    Wedneday, October 30, 2019- Coffee and Connect

    Thursday, October 31, 2019- Cooking Class


    Community Enrichment Opportunities:

    Target Free 3rd Sundays, Minnesota Children's Museum-

    Sunday, October 20, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Storytime in Karen, Arlington Hills Library-

    Monday, October 21, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 



    Learning at Home:

    See math videos and resources under the learning at home tab.  Resouces are listed by grade level.  

    Learning at Home Handout


    Family Engagement Information and Links:  

    Parent Right to Know All Languages

    Family Engagement Plan 2019-2020

    School Compact 2019-2020

    Vento SCIP

    Vento 19-20 School Report Card



    Food Resources:

    Fare For All 2019

    Metro Food Shelves Open Boundaries

    After School Snack and Meal Sites

    Metro Dining Sites


    Family Center Resources :  

    Housing Information 

    Career Navigation and Resources

    Educational Resources for Families

    Information on Adult Education Classes

    Community Connections

    Food Pantry

    Literacy Resources

    Volunteer Opportunities 

    Community Garden Connection


    Phone: 651-744-5779

    Gretchen Ray


    Gardening Coordinator-

    Kirsten Saylor