Transition Between Schools

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
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
19 Oct, 2018

Freshman College Application Jitters? Consider Sophomore Admission

2018-10-19T10:09:29-05:00

Finding the Right College Gearing up for college may seem like a monumental task. With all of the universities flooding your mailbox with their recruiting efforts, placing applications for the schools of choice, and posturing yourself for the financial investment, students may wonder, "What if it isn't enough? There is only one valedictorian per class. [...]

Freshman College Application Jitters? Consider Sophomore Admission 2018-10-19T10:09:29-05:00
2 Jul, 2018

Tips for International Students Studying in America

2018-07-02T13:17:16-05:00

While many would be scared to go to school in a foreign country, others would jump at the chance. It could seem really exciting to others. Not only will children and young adults get to see more of the world, they can also get a better education than they could get at home. Going to [...]

Tips for International Students Studying in America 2018-07-02T13:17:16-05:00
21 Dec, 2017

The Benefits of a Small School for Secondary Education

2017-12-19T12:25:59-05:00

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 2017-12-19T12:25:59-05:00
15 May, 2017

Helping International Students Break the Language Barrier

2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00

If you will be welcoming an international student into your home soon, you may be wondering how in the world you will overcome the language barrier. This can feel especially intimidating if you have no knowledge of the child's native language. It becomes even more difficult if the student also has very limited knowledge of [...]

Helping International Students Break the Language Barrier 2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00
10 May, 2017

5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Middle School

2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00

The transition from elementary to middle school is incredibly difficult for many students. Instead of the nurturing elementary school environment where students were allowed more freedom to play, middle school students face a variety of new circumstances: around eight teachers, instead of one or two; becoming one of around 150 students that their teacher sees [...]

5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Middle School 2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00
17 Apr, 2017

Middle School: Help Your Child Find Opportunity Through Challenges

2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00

Middle school is a time of incredible growth and development, growing independence and myriad opportunities to test out new identity and values. It is a challenging time, too, with many changes, social, physical and emotional occurring simultaneously, sometimes three times a day! When adults reflect on their own middle school days, more often than not, [...]

Middle School: Help Your Child Find Opportunity Through Challenges 2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00