26 Oct, 2021

Answers for Students Who Wonder “When Am I Going To Use This?”

2021-10-26T07:52:11-05:00Tuesday, October 26, 2021|Uncategorized|

As students advance through school, they will discover strengths and weaknesses, favorite subjects and those they don't enjoy. Part of our work as parents and educators is to expose children to a very broad range of content, so that each child can discover interests and passions, along with learning subject material needed for future academic [...]

21 Oct, 2021

Rethinking Class Ranking and Long-Run Outcomes

2021-10-21T15:31:53-05:00Thursday, October 21, 2021|News|

Class rank is the method schools use to measure the academic achievements of students against their classmates. Schools evaluate class ranking every grading period, which could be a semester or a trimester. Class ranks are bound to go up or down, depending on a student's performance. The Benefits of Class Ranking Class ranks provide a [...]

12 Oct, 2021

How to Help Your Child Deal With the Pain of Rejection

2021-10-12T07:56:30-05:00Tuesday, October 12, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

Rising above rejection isn't easy at any age. However, for kids, it can be especially difficult. Whether or not we're well-received by others plays a significant role in determining how we perceive ourselves. Although learning how to overcome rejection is an essential part of growing up, certain forms of rejection can be both unhealthy and [...]

7 Oct, 2021

Invasion or Protection? The Pros and Cons of Drug Testing Your Child

2021-10-07T06:58:56-05:00Thursday, October 7, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

It is no secret that drug use is a widespread concern, not only for adults but for young people as well. As it becomes increasingly normal to use drugs in high school and maybe even younger, parents and teachers are doing what they can to fight this pandemic. Many parents have found that at-home drug testing [...]

1 Oct, 2021

Should Your Student Take a Gap Year?

2021-10-01T08:16:09-05:00Friday, October 1, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health, Transition Between Schools|

Most high school graduates who intend to go to college do so in the fall after graduation. However, there is another option. Taking a gap year, historically more common in Europe, has become more popular in the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a number of students to put off enrollment for a year in [...]

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