1 Mar, 2018

VLOG #17: SAT or ACT?


In this VLOG we discuss how high school students should evaluate which college entrance exam to focus on.  We cover the background of both the SAT and ACT, as well as how the two tests differ.  Based on the focus and composition of each test, we will highlight the types of students that may favor [...]

VLOG #17: SAT or ACT?2018-06-25T11:36:15-05:00
11 May, 2017

VLOG #7: Apps Every Parent Should Know


In this VLOG we have a guest expert, Michelle Sacks from Crimestoppers, help us talk through the Apps out there that every parent should know.  We discuss the importance of understanding legal ages as well as potentially dangerous apps and the things parents should do to protect their children. https://youtu.be/LKEqPW3ZqaU

VLOG #7: Apps Every Parent Should Know2017-05-08T21:53:25-05:00
18 Apr, 2017

VLOG #6: College Admissions Secrets


In this video we discuss the perspective of college admissions from a College Admissions Officers perspective.  In this VLOG we are joined by a former College Admissions Officer, Danny Kahalley.  Danny describes how all colleges use the "5 Ps" to evaluate candidates.  We also discuss how technology has changed the admissions landscape, and whether those [...]

VLOG #6: College Admissions Secrets2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00
7 Apr, 2017

VLOG #5: Can Homework Be Good?


In VLOG #5 we discuss how homework can be a good thing.  We look as some specific data showing how homework can help build student achievement.  We also look at the specific situations where homework helps students learn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn3lD24yW6g

VLOG #5: Can Homework Be Good?2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00
21 Nov, 2016

5 Eye-Openers for Getting Your Tired Child to School in the Morning


Is your house full of tension in the mornings due to you attempting to unsuccessfully wake up your teen in time for school? Does your teen stumble to the breakfast table half-asleep? Or maybe he or she doesn’t even make it to breakfast because of sleeping in a few extra minutes? If so, you’re not [...]

5 Eye-Openers for Getting Your Tired Child to School in the Morning2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00
8 Nov, 2016

New Tenney T-Shirts & Hoodies Are Here


The new Tenney T-Shirts & Hoodies have arrived!  The new shirts feature a design selected by students.  T-shirts are available in white and black; hoodies are dark gray.  Talk to your homeroom teacher today to get your order. T-Shirts = $20 Hoodies = $35

New Tenney T-Shirts & Hoodies Are Here2016-11-08T13:04:21-06:00
31 Oct, 2016

4 Ways Your “Naughty” Child Will Benefit from Private School


Now that school is back in full swing and teachers have become acquainted with their students, more and more parents are receiving notes and calls from their children's teachers. These calls are rarely a good thing, and are often to address behavioral problems the child may be having. Many parents will react to these phone [...]

4 Ways Your “Naughty” Child Will Benefit from Private School2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00
19 Sep, 2016

Why Choose a Private School?


Why choose a private school?  This is a fundamental question every parent must ask and answer for their child.  Though a private school may be better for your child, is it worth the extra expense?  Public schools are free.  Do the benefits of private school justify the expense?  This is a very personal question that [...]

Why Choose a Private School?2017-05-18T17:39:16-05:00
8 Sep, 2016

Four Core Values of Independent Schools


Many public schools are experiencing a radical surge in challenges that effect not only the students, but entire families.   Statistics reveal a sad and shocking truth.  Between the years 2013-14, approximately 35 states within the US experienced sharp budget cuts that lowered funding per-student.  Surveys further reveal that although some states increased their school's [...]

Four Core Values of Independent Schools2017-05-18T17:39:16-05:00
5 Sep, 2016

7 Tips For Managing ADD and ADHD in the Classroom


ADD and ADHD are on the rise in America with more school-aged children then ever before receiving a diagnosis. The statistics are impossible to ignore. According to the CDC, 11% of children between the ages of 4 and 17 were diagnosed with ADD/ADHD in 2011. That was up from 9.5% in 2007, and 7.8% in [...]

7 Tips For Managing ADD and ADHD in the Classroom2017-05-18T17:39:16-05:00