Student Health

31 Dec, 2018

How to Distinguish a Bully From a Mean Kid

2018-12-31T10:07:59+00:00

It seems like every day we hear frightening new data on the rise of bullying, and it doesn't take much more than a casual scroll through our social media feeds to find horrific stories of bullying and the awful impacts it has on the children who have endured this abuse. Especially with the rise of [...]

How to Distinguish a Bully From a Mean Kid 2018-12-31T10:07:59+00:00
19 Dec, 2018

What Teachers Want Parents to Know

2018-12-19T13:10:29+00:00

A few weeks ago we asked our teachers to let us know the things they would like their student's parents to know.  The responses we received back covered many different angles, but they were so good we thought we should share it.  This is a Tenney teacher list, but we think this list would resonate [...]

What Teachers Want Parents to Know 2018-12-19T13:10:29+00:00
17 Dec, 2018

Rufus: The Tenney School Stray and Where He’s at Today

2018-12-14T10:52:48+00:00

We've had some cute dogs hanging around the school recently.  We don't know where they came from, but they certainly made themselves at home quickly. When the weather was wet, they were especially likely to hang around the school in either our covered shrubs or garage. As cute as they were, stray dogs present a [...]

Rufus: The Tenney School Stray and Where He’s at Today 2018-12-14T10:52:48+00:00
10 Dec, 2018

Keeping Your Kids Engaged and Learning Over Winter Break

2018-12-10T15:10:51+00:00

Winter Break It's the end of the fall semester, and winter break is here: a great time to relax, get away from school and work responsibilities for a little while, and enjoy time with your family. If you have a trip planned for those two weeks, you'll be busy until it's time for school to [...]

Keeping Your Kids Engaged and Learning Over Winter Break 2018-12-10T15:10:51+00:00
3 Dec, 2018

Will Pressing Pause on Fortnite Improve Your Child’s Grades?

2018-11-30T14:12:05+00:00

In early 2018, over 1 million people tuned in to watch a live stream of a Fortnite game on YouTube. That same event brought in more than 42 million unique viewers, and the game has been breaking records for most downloads and attracting plenty of adult players into nightclub-style lounges where they can play for [...]

Will Pressing Pause on Fortnite Improve Your Child’s Grades? 2018-11-30T14:12:05+00:00
13 Nov, 2018

4 Reasons You May Regret Getting Your Child Tested for a Learning Disability

2018-11-08T09:02:14+00:00

"Mom, I just can't do it!" "I can't figure this out no matter how hard I try." "It's just too hard!" If your child is struggling in school, chances are, you've heard several of these statements--and as a parent, you want to help your student as much as possible. If your child continues to struggle, [...]

4 Reasons You May Regret Getting Your Child Tested for a Learning Disability 2018-11-08T09:02:14+00:00
5 Oct, 2018

Protecting Your Children: What You Need to Know About Vaping

2018-10-05T14:03:50+00:00

Are you young enough to remember what it was like to be a teenager?  If you do, you also remember that you were excited about your future, probably worked hard in school to make that dream a reality, and probably did some things you now wish you could take back—like engaging in one or more [...]

Protecting Your Children: What You Need to Know About Vaping 2018-10-05T14:03:50+00:00
22 Mar, 2018

The Difference Between a Student Victim and a Student Survivor

2018-03-22T13:18:05+00:00

It's no secret that life comes with its fair share of trials. These difficulties look different for everyone, but they're particularly painful to see in young people. From unfair treatment to poor teachers to peer pressure, there are endless possible hurdles students can face. And, when faced with these hurdles, there are many different ways [...]

The Difference Between a Student Victim and a Student Survivor 2018-03-22T13:18:05+00:00
16 Feb, 2018

Facing Student Adversity: Choosing Survival vs Victimization

2018-02-14T14:24:20+00:00

Growing pains. Students experience a wide variety of "pains" during their formative years at school. While some of them are physical pains, many of them arise from mental and emotional challenges. These types of adversities can range from personal scholastic struggles to underserved, negative attention. No matter the cause, each student will face trials of [...]

Facing Student Adversity: Choosing Survival vs Victimization 2018-02-14T14:24:20+00:00
7 Feb, 2018

VLOG #15: Texas Immunizations

2018-02-12T18:37:13+00:00

In this VLOG we discuss the immunizations required in the state of Texas.  We will go over the basic vaccine requirements and when they are required. https://youtu.be/iDDH8CoVRDg?list=PLWrEKET0tyHJ_sNqgIhcNc97WCh3Ts-eM

VLOG #15: Texas Immunizations 2018-02-12T18:37:13+00:00