18 Jun, 2020

Congratulations Mrs. Fonville: We Will Miss You!


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


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!


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


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


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


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
21 Mar, 2019

Tenney School Scholarships


We are proud to offer an opportunity for students to apply for The Tenney School Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year.  The purpose of The Tenney School Scholarship is to provide financial assistance, in the form of reduced tuition, to deserving students.  While the primary criteria for scholarship awards will be need-based, significant consideration will [...]

Tenney School Scholarships2019-03-21T16:45:11-05:00
20 Feb, 2019

Senior Spotlight: Cole Goes to Belmont


We are super excited to hear the plans of our senior class.  This spring we will be spotlighting our seniors and their plans for next year.  In this first of the series, our College Counselor, Lisa Cashiola interviews Cole.  Cole plans to attend Belmont University and major in Audio Engineering Technology or Music Business. Click [...]

Senior Spotlight: Cole Goes to Belmont2019-03-04T12:21:19-06:00
14 Dec, 2018

Changes to the “Tenney News”


Our first Tenney News email was sent out on June 7th, 2016.  The humble idea behind the newsletter was to provide helpful information to our customers or other families looking to help their kids grow.  It went out to 47 people and was literally just one article.  Not that our first emails were bad, but [...]

Changes to the “Tenney News”2018-12-14T08:31:11-06:00