Student Health

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
31 Dec, 2017

Why is Your Gifted and Talented Student Struggling in School?

2017-12-31T21:19:59+00:00

You know your child is bright, and they have been identified as gifted and talented. So why are they struggling in school? Despite being intellectually advanced, gifted children can still face many challenges in the classroom. For parents of these children, it's incredibly frustrating to know your child is exceptional but see them continue to [...]

Why is Your Gifted and Talented Student Struggling in School? 2017-12-31T21:19:59+00:00
23 Dec, 2017

Waiting for the Frontal Lobe: How Brain Development Impacts Teen Decision-Making

2017-12-23T12:31:27+00:00

There's nothing more frustrating than a child who just can't seem to get it together in school. They lack those executive functioning skills that will help them be successful as a student: organization, interest and engagement, and a deeper understanding of the consequences of their current actions. If you've struggled to help your kid "get [...]

Waiting for the Frontal Lobe: How Brain Development Impacts Teen Decision-Making 2017-12-23T12:31:27+00:00
21 Dec, 2017

The Benefits of a Small School for Secondary Education

2017-12-19T12:25:59+00:00

The shift to middle school and high school is no small matter. When transitioning into secondary school, students can be placed in a daunting position--one often exacerbated by a large student body and many potential hurdles. Some of these challenges are academic, including workload and class structure. Others are social, such as finding peer groups [...]

The Benefits of a Small School for Secondary Education 2017-12-19T12:25:59+00:00
18 Dec, 2017

Don’t Tell Your Students They’re Smart: The Art of Building Lifelong Learners

2017-12-13T17:20:22+00:00

For every teacher and administrator in our school, the goal is to build an environment where every student is able to achieve their maximum potential. That goal isn't as simple as it sounds! Some kids are able to get A's without putting in any effort at all. Other kids struggle to get B's and C's [...]

Don’t Tell Your Students They’re Smart: The Art of Building Lifelong Learners 2017-12-13T17:20:22+00:00
11 Dec, 2017

How to Support Gifted and Talented Students

2017-12-11T12:44:44+00:00

Differentiation is one of the most important factors in providing quality education to all students. This is particularly important for students who fall into the Gifted and Talented category. These students are often capable of learning at accelerated rates, delving deeper into content topics, and synthesizing information more readily. That said, they also face challenges [...]

How to Support Gifted and Talented Students 2017-12-11T12:44:44+00:00