Workshops for Parents

Rising 9th Grade Parent and Counselor Meeting

Please sign up if you wish to discuss high school registration for your child. This meeting is for parents only. It will be 25 minutes long. When you sign up for the time slot please be sure to include your email. A Google Meet link will be sent to you for confirmation. Please cancel your appointment if you are unable to meet. 

Parent Workshop: What is Major Clarity? Is it helpful?

Grade level: 8th grade Parents
Date: Tuesday, March 9th
Time: 11a-12p or 6:30p- 7:30p *same topics covered during both workshops, only attend one*

This workshop will provide 8th grade parents with an overview of Major Clarity. Major Clarity is an optional academic and career planning tool purchased by Wake County Public Schools. Parents will learn about the resources on the site and how to assist their students with college and career planning. Student attendance is not required for this workshop. To register for this workshop CLICK HERE.

Sigma Gamma Rho Youth Symposium - Unstoppable and Boundless

Our young people have faced unique and unexpected challenges this year - a pandemic, civil unrest, the fight for equity and justice, extended distance learning, loss of social opportunities, and loss of family in these unprecedented and uncertain times however they have pressed on and forward to develop new ways to cope, innovate, push boundaries and thrive. We salute our resilient, creative and UNSTOPPABLE youth!


Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. presents an impactful, dynamic, National VIRTUAL Sigma Youth Symposium for 2021 aimed at uplifting and inspiring our “Unstoppable and Boundless” youth! Youth ages 8 – 18 and parents are invited and encouraged to attend this event on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Parents are to register seperate from their student as parents will be in view only mode. 


Workshops on STEM, Health/Wellness, Social Justice, Money Matters and The Culture are planned with engaging PSAs, messages, and opportunities to win prizes throughout the day’s program. Youth ages 8 – 18, and parents will benefit greatly from an exciting time of engagement, learning, motivation, empowerment, entertainment, prizes and giveaways!


To participate in this historic and dynamic event, use the link below to register:

When prompted on the registration page choose Northeastern Region and Beta Lambda Sigma Chapter


Registration ends on March 11, 2021.

If you have any questions about this event, contact us at or April Rhodes at 919-986-5302. 

The Apex Public School Foundation invites parents & caregivers to join a free webinar featuring Ann Dolin with Educational Connections.  Spanish translation will be provided. 

Zoomed Out: 6 Strategies to Get Even the Most Reluctant Kids Focused, Engaged, and Motivated

Tuesday March 2nd
7:30 - 8:30 pm
What’s a parent to do when kids are unfocused and unmotivated when it comes to virtual learning? In this webinar, learn to “right the ship” so that parenting doesn’t feel like a grind. Discover practical, easy-to-implement virtual learning strategies for:
✓ Tackling the daily power struggle of just getting started
✓ Helping kids to focus during teacher-led instruction and when working independently
✓ Keeping kids engaged by encouraging them to ask questions and advocate for themselves
✓ Top hacks for getting “unstuck” when you feel overwhelmed
✓ Opening the lines of communication to improve the parent/child relationship
Please register in advance at ttps://  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

La Apex Public School Foundation invita a los padres & personal encargado a unirse a un seminario web gratuito que presenta a Ann Dolin con Educational Connections. Se proporcionará traducción al español. 


Zoomed Out: 6 estrategias para lograr que incluso los niños más reacios se concentren, se involucren y se motiven 

Martes 2 de marzo 

7:30 a 8:30 pm 


¿Qué pueden hacer los padres cuando los niños están desenfocados y desmotivados cuando se trata del aprendizaje virtual? En este seminario web, aprenda a "enderezar el barco" para que la crianza de los hijos no se sienta como muy rutinaria.  

Descubra prácticas de estrategias de aprendizaje virtual y fáciles de implementar para: 

 Abordar la lucha diaria de solo poder empezar 

 Ayudar a los niños a concentrarse durante la instrucción dirigida por el maestro y cuando trabajan de forma independiente 

 Mantener a los niños involucrados animándolos a hacer preguntas y abogar por sí mismos 

 Los mejores trucos para "sacudirse" cuando se siente abrumado 

 Abrir líneas de comunicación para mejorar la relación padre / hijo 


Regístrese con anticipación en: 

Después de registrarse, recibirá un correo electrónico de confirmación con información sobre cómo unirse al seminario web. 

Keeping Teenagers Emotionally and Physcially Safe

Click here to view a presentation that was shared with Salem Middle School families. This virtual presentation was created by the WCPSS Crisis Intervention & Prevention Team

Transition to High School

If you missed the meeting for 8th grade parents about transitioning your child to high school, you can view the archived recording at this link.