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Parent University:  “Shatter Our Silence” – Teen Suicide and Mental Health

Who:  Mr. Kevin Polky, CADC, LCSW
When: Wednesday, January 22, 6:00 PM.  
Where: Byron High School Commons
You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming Parent University featuring licensed clinical social worker and certified alcohol and drug counselor Mr. Kevin Polky.   Mr. Polky will be providing parents with strategies on how you to communicate with your child on challenging topics, such as anxiety, depression and suicide.  Mr. Polky will also share resources and information on risk factors that contribute to teen mental health concerns.  To learn more about Mr. Kevin Polky and "Shatter our Silence," please visit  
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  • financialaid District Finances Per pupil spending is $9,462 for instructional expenses and $17,529 for operational expenses.
  • boardoftrustees Sizing It Up The district average class size is 18 students compared to the states average of 21.
  • Health & Wellness Byron students average 5 days of PE per week compared to the states average of 4 days per week.
  • Enrollment Total district enrollment for PK-12 is 1,482.
  • Student Attendance The average daily attendance across the district is 95%.
  • Extraordinary Faculty Total full time teachers in the district is 110 of which 39.2% have a Bachelor’s degree and 59.9% have a Master’s degree or higher.
  • Future Prospects Within 12 months of graduating, 64% of seniors enroll in a 2 or 4 year college.
  • volunteer Exceptional Services We are a “stand alone” district meaning we house all 27 of our special need services personnel within our district.  Currently 16% of our student population qualify for special services.

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