Families whose children are part of English Language Learner programs in Longview schools participated in a special involvement evening Saturday, Jan. 20. Held at Northlake Elementary School, the Family Education Night kicked off with a full meal donated by Muchas Gracias Restaurant and served by district staff members who work with the children. Families were introduced to the curriculum used in the program and asked for their ideas and comments. In addition, information about the College Bound scholarship program was offered. Attendees participated in a  variety of classroom activities. Random guests received gift certificates donated by New Moon, Guadalajara, Plaza Jalisco, Kelso Theater Pub, Kelso Elks, Red Hat, House of Shades and Monarca. We appreciate our community partners and all the families who attended and provided input.