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23 Mar, 2022

Four Signs Your Teen Has Graduation Anxiety

2022-03-21T14:31:43-05:00Wednesday, March 23, 2022|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

Graduation stands out as an exciting time for teens. They get the chance to finish high school and decide what they want to do with their lives. However, you may notice some teens struggle with graduation anxiety. This means the teen feels uncertain or worried about the future since he or she worries about unknown [...]

24 Feb, 2022

10 Noteworthy Benefits of a Shorter School Day

2022-05-26T10:31:20-05:00Thursday, February 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Our individualized learning setup at the Tenney School allows us to offer more instruction in a shorter amount of time. Since students receive dedicated 1:1 teaching for all core subjects, they don't need to bother spending time on topics that aren't on their instructional level. Our general school hours run from 9 am - 2 [...]

28 Jan, 2022

How to Handle a Sudden Plummet in Your Students’ Grades

2022-01-28T10:16:43-06:00Friday, January 28, 2022|Education Info, Parents, Private School, Student Health|

Some parents have experienced the gut-wrenching feeling that comes with believing their child is doing well in school only to discover that they are struggling, if not failing, in one or more subject areas. This might be shocking to any parent, particularly if their child is generally an above-average student. A rapid reduction in grades could [...]

16 Nov, 2021

Is 2022 the Year of the School “Do-Over?”

2021-12-08T07:23:59-06:00Tuesday, November 16, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School, Student Health|

Many students are struggling as they move into the 2021/2022 school year. Coming on the heels of COVID-19, many students have found themselves faltering at the gates as they try to move into the school year. They may have poor grades due to a lack of comprehension, or they may still be struggling with a [...]

12 Oct, 2021

How to Help Your Child Deal With the Pain of Rejection

2021-10-12T07:56:30-05:00Tuesday, October 12, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

Rising above rejection isn't easy at any age. However, for kids, it can be especially difficult. Whether or not we're well-received by others plays a significant role in determining how we perceive ourselves. Although learning how to overcome rejection is an essential part of growing up, certain forms of rejection can be both unhealthy and [...]

7 Oct, 2021

Invasion or Protection? The Pros and Cons of Drug Testing Your Child

2021-10-07T06:58:56-05:00Thursday, October 7, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

It is no secret that drug use is a widespread concern, not only for adults but for young people as well. As it becomes increasingly normal to use drugs in high school and maybe even younger, parents and teachers are doing what they can to fight this pandemic. Many parents have found that at-home drug testing [...]

1 Oct, 2021

Should Your Student Take a Gap Year?

2021-10-01T08:16:09-05:00Friday, October 1, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health, Transition Between Schools|

Most high school graduates who intend to go to college do so in the fall after graduation. However, there is another option. Taking a gap year, historically more common in Europe, has become more popular in the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a number of students to put off enrollment for a year in [...]

17 Sep, 2021

The Importance of Teaching Your Child to Manage Stress and Conflict at School

2021-09-17T08:04:21-05:00Friday, September 17, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

Resilience, integrity, and the ability to effectively self-advocate are all key to your child's success. Unfortunately, these aren't inherited traits. For most people, they are gradually and thoughtfully honed through adversity, conflict, and stress. Although it's perfectly normal to want to nurture your kids, letting them navigate trials on their own teaches them more. This [...]

23 Aug, 2021

Can Video Games Boost Your Child’s Potential

2021-08-23T07:47:10-05:00Monday, August 23, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

There's a lot of talk about how video games distract students from their work. Some people go as far as to say that teenagers should be kept away from gaming or have it strictly limited. What we don't talk about is the positive aspects of video games. In moderation, video gaming can, in fact, be good for [...]

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