Education Info

15 Apr, 2019

Is Private School Really Better Than Your Local Public School?

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

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+00:00
1 Apr, 2019

Former Student, Current Author: Congratulations Moyin!

2019-04-01T13:51:27+00:00

The Tenney School is so excited to announce our former student Moyin Oyebanji is now a published author.  Moyin recently completed her book, Musings in a Moment. As some of our teachers have already done, you can purchase her book on Amazon.  Some of Moyi's Tenney teachers were not surprised, as they recalled the passion for [...]

Former Student, Current Author: Congratulations Moyin! 2019-04-01T13:51:27+00:00
25 Mar, 2019

Dear Students, Google Can’t Do It All for You

2019-03-25T10:49:00+00:00

As a student today, you are living with more information at your fingertips than any previous generation. Just twenty years ago, students had to spend hours upon hours in libraries looking up physical copies of magazines and newspapers stored on giant rolls of microfilm just to find out it didn't contain the information they needed [...]

Dear Students, Google Can’t Do It All for You 2019-03-25T10:49:00+00:00
21 Mar, 2019

Tenney School Scholarships

2019-03-21T16:45:11+00:00

We are proud to offer an opportunity for students to apply for The Tenney School Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year.  The purpose of The Tenney School Scholarship is to provide financial assistance, in the form of reduced tuition, to deserving students.  While the primary criteria for scholarship awards will be need-based, significant consideration will [...]

Tenney School Scholarships 2019-03-21T16:45:11+00:00
5 Mar, 2019

Less Stress with this Years “School Day” SAT Test

2019-03-04T12:57:34+00:00

This week in Houston many high school students will be taking the SAT.  What makes this unique is that March 6th, 2019 will mark only the second time the College Board will offer school day SAT testing for high school students throughout the United States. High school students were also offered the opportunity to test [...]

Less Stress with this Years “School Day” SAT Test 2019-03-04T12:57:34+00:00
4 Mar, 2019

Senior Spotlight: Aleza headed to Purdue

2019-03-04T12:19:54+00:00

This is our second installment of the Senior Spotlight on our Tenney School Class of 2019.  In this interview, our College Counselor, Lisa Cashiola interviews Aleza.  Aleza  plans to attend Purdue University and major in Mechanical or Bio-Medical Engineering.  Her ultimate goal is an engineering career working in prosthetics.  Super excited to hear Aleza earned [...]

Senior Spotlight: Aleza headed to Purdue 2019-03-04T12:19:54+00:00
22 Feb, 2019

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students

2019-02-22T12:03:33+00:00

Moving to a new school can be an intimidating experience. But moving to a new school in a new culture trumps it all. Yet many international students are flooding American schools in search of quality education. We understand that choosing a school can be a difficult decision for the international student. So we would like [...]

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students 2019-02-22T12:03:33+00:00
14 Feb, 2019

CSI Class Investigates: Monument Sign Hit-and-Run

2019-02-14T09:12:03+00:00

Anyone driving by the facility will have noticed The Tenney School monument sign is not looking so good.  In fact, the old sign was (finally) removed yesterday.  This story started several weeks ago when we arrived to school one morning to see the monument sign on the front lawn was obviously destroyed. Problem was, no [...]

CSI Class Investigates: Monument Sign Hit-and-Run 2019-02-14T09:12:03+00:00
25 Jan, 2019

Encouraging Students to Ask (Better) Questions in Class

2019-01-25T14:20:57+00:00

In many traditional classrooms, students simply aren't encouraged to ask questions in class. They may spend the entire class period listening to the teacher lecture without ever really engaging--or, if they're confused, they may not even know where to begin with the questions they have to ask. Much of the question-asking process depends, not on [...]

Encouraging Students to Ask (Better) Questions in Class 2019-01-25T14:20:57+00:00
18 Jan, 2019

Motivating Students: What Works, What Doesn’t

2019-01-18T09:22:59+00:00

Keeping students motivated is an incredibly important part of being an effective teacher. Students' potential to learn is almost endless as long as they can stay motivated to continue working hard—especially in the face of difficult problems. Grades are the classic way to motivate students. Traditionally, good grades have been held out as a kind [...]

Motivating Students: What Works, What Doesn’t 2019-01-18T09:22:59+00:00