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 [...]
While many students head straight to college after high school, others want to go through a gap year. This gives them time off academically to figure out what they want for their future. Some travel, while other work odd jobs, trying to figure out what is next for them. What are the benefits of having [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Though many are away from campus this summer, we are staying busy. The new sports court is now up and ready! Man, that was quick. A picture is adjacent, but take a look at our time lapse video to see the whole project. Click here for a link to the full video.
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 [...]
Thanks to a great start to the 2018-2019 school year. Enjoy a your long weekend of pool parties and BBQ. We will see you on Tuesday.