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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
11 May, 2019

Gifted and Talented: The Importance of Challenging Gifted Children

2019-05-11T08:53:11-05:00

As parents, we all think our children are unique. We may ooh, and awe at the mermaid picture Suzie has drawn or praise Billy repeatedly for his perfect score on his spelling test. Indeed, all children are individuals, and in their own way special, but in reality, only about 10% of the United States children [...]

Gifted and Talented: The Importance of Challenging Gifted Children 2019-05-11T08:53:11-05:00
4 May, 2019

Middle School Skills: The Foundation for High School Success

2019-05-04T07:35:22-05:00

For many parents, high school gets more focus than any other element of their child's schooling. High school becomes part of a student's permanent academic record. Poor grades or other problems in high school can prevent students from getting the scholarships they need, or even prevent them from getting into the college they most want [...]

Middle School Skills: The Foundation for High School Success 2019-05-04T07:35:22-05:00
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
23 Apr, 2019

International Students Excel in our One-to-One Learning Environment

2019-04-23T17:56:45-05:00

The United States is a prominent choice for international students seeking a quality education. However, what is it that draws international students to The Tenney School? Aside from Houston, TX being a compelling and welcoming city, the area itself is not what calls to international students to complete their studying here. It is our unique [...]

International Students Excel in our One-to-One Learning Environment 2019-04-23T17:56:45-05:00