18 Feb, 2021

What Is Happening With College Admissions? The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

2021-02-23T14:14:14-06:00

Before the horror of 2020 took place, the route from high school to college was well-paved, easily-navigated, and almost everyone knew the ins and outs. To tell you the truth, it was so well thought out that people had set up profitable companies that promised to help students get into their first-choice colleges. But then, 2020 happened. [...]

What Is Happening With College Admissions? The Good, The Bad, The Ugly2021-02-23T14:14:14-06:00
6 Jan, 2021

Did Coronavirus Set Back Your Kid’s Education? – How Tutoring Can Bridge Their Learning Gaps 

2021-01-06T13:59:47-06:00

Has the Coronavirus crisis impacted your child or teen's learning? To be fair, it would probably be more of a surprise if it hadn’t. It seems almost all facets of life got interrupted in some way this year by the turbulence of the Coronavirus. Some much worse than others. It might be normal during school [...]

Did Coronavirus Set Back Your Kid’s Education? – How Tutoring Can Bridge Their Learning Gaps 2021-01-06T13:59:47-06:00
16 Dec, 2020

The Sad News About STAAR Testing in 2021

2020-12-16T15:38:48-06:00

The Texas Education Association has decided to administer the STAAR this year.  That saddens me not just for the students who will spend the spring semester preparing for it but also for the over-stressed teachers who have worked tirelessly to get students where they need to be this year after losing so much of spring [...]

The Sad News About STAAR Testing in 20212020-12-16T15:38:48-06:00
28 Oct, 2020

Is Private School Worth the Cost?

2021-01-21T12:25:17-06:00

Starting school is a major milestone in a child’s (and parent’s!) life. Some families may be set in their decision on where to have their children attend school, but others may be on the fence. The options used to be fairly simple, but things are not so simple anymore. Parents can pursue the [...]

Is Private School Worth the Cost?2021-01-21T12:25:17-06:00
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
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