Education Info

10 Jun, 2019

Getting Ready for 6th Grade: Give Your Child What They Need for this Important Transitional Time

2019-06-10T14:15:15-05:00

Most of us remember, and a few of us still have nightmares about our transition from elementary school to 6th grade. But, the graduation from 5th grade also calls for a celebration. The increased responsibility for one's education comes at a time when many other changes, both physical and emotional, take place to set up [...]

Getting Ready for 6th Grade: Give Your Child What They Need for this Important Transitional Time 2019-06-10T14:15:15-05:00
1 Jun, 2019

Houston Chronicle Features The Tenney School

2019-06-01T09:02:28-05:00

It's not every day you get to see your name in print.  We are excited to share that the Houston Chronicle recently chose to feature our school. The reporter, Lindsay Peyton, did a really great job capturing the culture and focus of our school. Click here to read the article.

Houston Chronicle Features The Tenney School 2019-06-01T09:02:28-05:00
31 May, 2019

Senior Spotlight: Le Going to University of Houston

2019-05-31T16:39:42-05:00

In our latest Senior Spotlight for our Tenney School Class of 2019, we hear a little about Le's time at The Tenney School and his plans for college.  In this interview, our College Counselor, Lisa Cashiola interviews Le.  Le talks about his decision to attend University of Houston, and plans to student Business and Psychology. [...]

Senior Spotlight: Le Going to University of Houston 2019-05-31T16:39:42-05:00
27 May, 2019

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture

2019-05-24T13:54:46-05:00

The number of international students coming to the United States to attend colleges and universities continues to grow. Currently, over 1.5 million international students take college classes in the United States. Additionally, more and more international junior and senior high school students attend school in the United States. Of course, many of these international students [...]

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture 2019-05-24T13:54:46-05:00
24 May, 2019

2019 Spring Music Performance

2019-05-24T13:22:40-05:00

It was great to hear the final performance of our Tenney School 2018-2019 music students.  Our Spring Performance this year was held in coordination with our final award ceremony. At the concert we saw performances from our Voice students, Piano students, and both of our school Bands: Crocodile Boulevard & Panic Attack.  The performance even [...]

2019 Spring Music Performance 2019-05-24T13:22:40-05:00
24 May, 2019

Is Private School the Best Alternative School Choice for your Child?

2019-05-24T12:33:46-05:00

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines an alternative school as, "an educational program or system that is separate from a mainstream educational program or system and that is designed especially for students with academic or behavioral difficulties." Though alternative schools began to help those with academic or social problems succeed, the idea of the non-traditional school now encompasses [...]

Is Private School the Best Alternative School Choice for your Child? 2019-05-24T12:33:46-05:00
17 May, 2019

Engineering Presentation: Mechanical Hand

2019-05-17T08:40:12-05:00

At our Spring Award Ceremony we were excited to see a project presentation from our Engineering Class. During the spring semester, our Engineering class students worked on designing and building a mechanical hand.  During the presentation they shared how the hand was all designed on modeling software during class.  The final design was printed on [...]

Engineering Presentation: Mechanical Hand 2019-05-17T08:40:12-05:00
1 May, 2019

Senior Spotlight: Tobey Decides on OK State

2019-05-01T15:36:22-05:00

In our latest Senior Spotlight for our Tenney School Class of 2019, we hear a little about Tobey's journey.  In this interview, our College Counselor, Lisa Cashiola interviews Tobey.  Tobey tells a little about her journey though high school, her decision to attend Oklahoma State University, and shares some tips for younger students. Click this [...]

Senior Spotlight: Tobey Decides on OK State 2019-05-01T15:36:22-05:00
29 Apr, 2019

Tenney School Students Excel at Summer Reading: Beating the “Summer Slide”

2019-04-29T14:44:49-05:00

As summer vacation is upon us, it's a good idea to keep in mind the dangers of the "summer slide." Summer vacation should be packed with fun and adventure, but also needs to reflect the educational priorities you have in place for your child. Summer Learning Loss We've discussed at length the effects of summer [...]

Tenney School Students Excel at Summer Reading: Beating the “Summer Slide” 2019-04-29T14:44:49-05:00
15 Apr, 2019

Is Private School Really Better Than Your Local Public School?

2019-04-15T14:12:53-05:00

When you are thinking about where to send your child to school you may find yourself in the midst of an overwhelming task. Of course, you always want what is best for your child, but when local, Houston public schools are raising standards and offering more college readiness classes, is the cost of sending your [...]

Is Private School Really Better Than Your Local Public School? 2019-04-15T14:12:53-05:00