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20 Jul, 2020

The Long Term Impact of a Year Without Learning

2020-07-20T06:42:28-05:00

With the 2020-21 school year just around the corner, educators are scrambling to figure out a plan that will work to safely and effectively teach children during the COVID-19 crisis. When the pandemic hit in Spring 2020, schools closed and teachers began to experiment with remote learning. Because this is an unprecedented occurrence in our [...]

The Long Term Impact of a Year Without Learning2020-07-20T06:42:28-05:00
16 Jul, 2020

The Impact of Coronavirus on College Admissions

2020-07-16T15:13:22-05:00

Coronavirus has changed society's perception of many things. It has brought to light issues that previously went unnoticed and shifted perspective on some concerns that had previously been in the public eye. College, and college admissions, is no exception. Many parents and students alike are concerned by what Coronavirus will mean for students planning to [...]

The Impact of Coronavirus on College Admissions2020-07-16T15:13:22-05:00
14 Jul, 2020

Tenney’s “Hybrid-Flexible” Approach for the 20-21 School Year

2020-07-14T07:42:15-05:00

The Tenney School will be using a Hybrid-Flexible (or HyFlex) approach to conducting school during the 2020-2021 school year.  This approach will maximize the academic progress of our students in a manner that is safe for our community. Using Hybrid-Flexible, we will be prepared to teach students online or in person every day. The number [...]

Tenney’s “Hybrid-Flexible” Approach for the 20-21 School Year2020-07-14T07:42:15-05:00
18 Jun, 2020

Congratulations Mrs. Fonville: We Will Miss You!

2020-06-17T14:44:45-05:00

One of the sad things about ending the school year under quarantine is missing the opportunity to celebrate milestones. While we were able to have an online award ceremony, and an in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020, we were unable to celebrate a significant retirement.  After decades of teaching in San Antonio Independent [...]

Congratulations Mrs. Fonville: We Will Miss You!2020-06-17T14:44:45-05:00
28 Apr, 2020

Five Ways to Make Online Learning Successful

2020-06-02T15:06:09-05:00

Our world has changed drastically, just in the past few months. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, school after school is transitioning to online learning. Students and teachers alike are taking concern for each other's safety and finding ways to continue learning via online platforms. Although there have been bumps in the road, the functionality of [...]

Five Ways to Make Online Learning Successful2020-06-02T15:06:09-05:00
6 Apr, 2020

Online Learning: The Benefits of Tenney School Live!

2020-06-02T14:58:23-05:00

We anticipated a difficult transition to distance learning, but it turns out to be much better than we imagined. In just two weeks, the Tenney School has learned about the staff and students that make up this resilient institution. The obstacles that distance learning would create seemed to be bigger than the benefits, however that’s [...]

Online Learning: The Benefits of Tenney School Live!2020-06-02T14:58:23-05:00
24 Feb, 2020

Challenging Your Gifted Child Without Leading into Burnout

2020-02-21T15:54:46-06:00

Children who are gifted and talented have a lot to deal with. Not only do they have to develop these gifts and talents which set them apart, but they also have to deal with normal school-related issues such as making new friends, pursuing hobbies and living a rounded life. One of the main issues that [...]

Challenging Your Gifted Child Without Leading into Burnout2020-02-21T15:54:46-06:00
20 Aug, 2019

Getting Organized for Back to School Season

2019-08-22T10:31:10-05:00

The end of summer will be here in the blink of an eye. As the school year begins, you need an organization strategy that will help keep you and your family on track--including the tools you need to handle school, after school activities, appointments, and more. Are you ready to get organized for back to [...]

Getting Organized for Back to School Season2019-08-22T10:31:10-05:00
8 Apr, 2019

Trust Your Kids: The Harm of Too Much Parent Intervention

2019-04-08T16:05:49-05:00

By now, you've surely seen the headlines about the "Varsity Blues" scandal. The world is reacting with equal parts shock, anger, and mockery to the list of highly-connected (and sometimes famous) parents who lied, cheated, and scammed to get their children into competitive college programs. Once we move past the legal and moral issues of [...]

Trust Your Kids: The Harm of Too Much Parent Intervention2019-04-08T16:05:49-05:00