Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

  • Dynamite Dads

    Dynamite Dads August: Fun with Tie-Dying

    August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Dynamite Dads is a free, monthly event series designed for dads, father-figures and the kids they love. The event series puts male role models in the spotlight and foster the father-child bond. Dinner is included. This month we’ll be tie-dying at Zoot Enterprises!  Come along for a fun evening of arts and crafts! Bring something…

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  • Summer Fun in the Park – 8/15

    August 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Bring your kids along to have fun in the summer sunshine at this family activity series. Enjoy a free lunch and meet other local parents while your kids play and burn off some energy! Registration is now open for the July 25th Summer Fun in the Park date. Registration for this date will open on…

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  • Summer Fun in the Park – 7/25

    July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Bring your kids along to have fun in the summer sunshine at this family activity series. Enjoy a free lunch and meet other local parents while your kids play and burn off some energy! Register below!  

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  • March Mentor in the Spotlight: Susan Dawson

    CAP Mentor at: Morning Star Elementary CAP Mentor for: 3 years! Susan has been mentoring her same CAP Student for 3 years! During that time, Susan has built a close, caring, and supportive relationship with her CAP Student. Together, they have created projects such as: a birthday cake that looks like a dog (!), and…

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  • February Mentor in the Spotlight: Ann Dickensheets

    CAP Mentor at: Irving School CAP Mentor for: 5 years! Ann is truly the CAP Mentor that every child should have. After 2 years of previous CAP Mentoring experience, Ann has been with her current CAP Student for 3 years, changing schools this year just to be able to stay matched with her student! Ann…

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    Parenting the Love & Logic Way: Morning Star Elementary

    March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2018

    Parenting the Love and Logic Way® is a six-week course, developed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc., will help you find specific answers and strategies for some of those difficult moments in parenting. These simple techniques will be geared towards elementary age children. This class will be led by your school Parent Liaison and it is designed to help you find…

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  • Grow Your Daydreams at this Year’s Girls for a Change Summit

        Written by Greta Moore, Girls for a Change Program Coordinator at Thrive.  Article also published in Montana Parent Magazine (January 2018 Edition.) When I was a teenager, like most, I had no idea what life would look like beyond the concrete walls of high school. Though my school was relatively inclusive and representative…

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  • The Importance of Games

    Written by Maria Malloy, Youth Programs Manager at Thrive.  Article also published in Montana Parent Magazine (November, 2017 Edition.) “Let’s play a game,” is a phrase that brings smiles to so many faces. Games are a fundamental way that humans interact and learn. They provide so many benefits for people of all interests and abilities.…

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    Thrive Mentoring: A Story of Community

    Written by Maria Malloy, Youth Programs Manager at Thrive.  Article also published in Montana Parent Magazine (October, 2017 Edition.) Where did the word mentor first come from? The word first appeared in the Greek poet Homer’s Odyssey tale.  When Odysseus, the king, goes to fight in the Trojan War, he puts the care of his son…

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    Parenting the Love & Logic Way: Hawthorne Elementary

    January 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until March 2, 2018

    Parenting the Love and Logic Way® is a six-week course, developed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc., will help you find specific answers and strategies for some of those difficult moments in parenting. These simple techniques will be geared towards elementary age children. This class will be led by your school Parent Liaison and it is designed to help you find…

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    Parenting the Love & Logic Way: Whittier Elementary

    January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 23, 2018

    Parenting the Love and Logic Way® is a six-week course, developed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc., will help you find specific answers and strategies for some of those difficult moments in parenting. These simple techniques will be geared towards elementary age children. This class will be led by your school Parent Liaison and it is designed to help you find…

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    Parenting the Love & Logic Way: Meadowlark Elementary

    September 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 2, 2017

    Parenting the Love and Logic Way® is a six-week course, developed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc., will help you find specific answers and strategies for some of those difficult moments in parenting. These simple techniques will be geared towards elementary age children. This class will be led by your school Parent Liaison and it is designed to help you find…

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    Thrive at School

    Written by Anna Redbond Summer vacation has come and gone, and somehow we’re already back to the school routine, with early morning scrambles to get lunches ready and school bags packed. The start of a school year always comes with a transition or two, whether that be a new teacher, a new school or even…

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    Thrive Block Party

    September 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Save the date! The 2nd Annual Thriving Community Month Block Party will be on Thursday, September 7th! Help us kick off Thriving Community Month with this free family event!   80s Music | Carnival Games | Snacks | Toy Raffle | La Chatelaine Chocolate | Popcorn | Cotton Candy |  Lockhorn Cider | Rendezvous Food…

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    March Mentor in the Spotlight: Hilary Johnson

    CAP Mentor at Hyalite Elementary School First year as a CAP match What her CAP Coordinator says: Congratulations on being one of our March 2017 Mentors in the Spotlight! We appreciate your commitment to your student and the CAP Program. Thank you for your dedication; not only are you a wonderful academic support for your CAP…

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    January Mentor in the Spotlight: Gerrie Mohr

    CAP Mentor at Morning Star Elementary School CAP match: for 5 years What CAP Coordinator’s say: Gerrie, congratulations on being our January 2017 Mentor in the Spotlight! We appreciate your commitment to your student and our CAP Program.  You have shown such dedication to and care for your mentee and it is fun to see…

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    Thrive talks mentoring and parenting tips with Rob Watson

    Written by Anna Redbond, Thrive’s Communications Coordinator. January is National Mentoring Month. In honor of the celebration, Thrive interviewed Bozeman School District Superintendent, Rob Watson, to discuss mentoring, role models and his one piece of golden parenting advice. Was there anyone who was a mentor or role model for you growing up? My parents were…

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    Simmer Down: Teaching Children to Self-Calm

    Written by Hanna Doil, Thrive Parent Educator Emotional regulation is the ability to provide adequate control over emotional responses. As adults, we have learned how to effectively support and manage our emotions in a way that works for us as individuals. Going to the gym, calling a friend to vent, or going to hot yoga…

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    Add Emotion Coaching to your Parenting Resume

    Written by Hanna Doil. Published in November 2016 edition of Montana Parent Magazine. “Children’s emotions are just as real as yours. Just because they might get sad over the color of their cup, does not make their emotion any less real.” –Rebekah Lipp How many of our children’s tears have been spilled over not getting…

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