Transition Between Schools

16 Sep, 2019

Back to School Season: Is It Time to Set Up College Visits?

2019-09-16T11:42:45-05:00

It's time for back to school--and with the approach of that important season, it's also important to start making some critical plans for the year. Do you have a child entering their junior or senior year of high school? If so, this could be the perfect time to start planning college visits. Your child is [...]

Back to School Season: Is It Time to Set Up College Visits?2019-09-16T11:42:45-05:00
6 Sep, 2019

Transitioning to Middle School: Common Problems

2019-09-06T12:31:47-05:00

Transitioning to middle school is one of the hardest most students will face. Moving into elementary school is like transitioning to a whole new world. Unfortunately, many parents don't understand what their students will be facing as they move into those critical middle school years. Do you know how to get your child ready for [...]

Transitioning to Middle School: Common Problems2019-09-06T12:31:47-05:00
2 Aug, 2019

Back to School Season: Is Your Child Enrolled in the Right School?

2019-08-02T08:50:48-05:00

Back to school season is just around the corner. You may already have started school supply shopping, picking up notebooks, pencils, and crayons. As you're setting up for the back to school season, however, there are more important decisions to make than what color your child's backpack should be. First, look for these signs that [...]

Back to School Season: Is Your Child Enrolled in the Right School?2019-08-02T08:50:48-05:00
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 Time2019-06-10T14:15:15-05:00
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 Success2019-05-04T07:35:22-05:00
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 Admission2018-10-19T10:09:29-05:00
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 America2018-07-02T13:17:16-05:00
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 Education2017-12-19T12:25:59-05:00
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 Barrier2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00
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 School2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00