Student Health

26 Jan, 2024

How to Handle a Sudden Plummet in Your Student’s Grades

2024-01-25T14:36:10-06:00Friday, January 26, 2024|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 [...]

14 Nov, 2023

How to Make New Friends at School | 5 Tips For Success

2023-11-10T10:04:27-06:00Tuesday, November 14, 2023|Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents, Student Health|

Starting at a new school can be stressful for many new students. Making friends may seem intimidating with many students wondering how to make new friends at school. I want to share some strategies that are effective in meeting new people. 1. Ask For Directions Asking for directions around the school is a great way [...]

27 Jun, 2023

5 Effective Strategies to Ease Homework Stress

2023-06-29T09:58:57-05:00Tuesday, June 27, 2023|Education Info, Student Health|

High school students spend an average of 4-5 hours per week on homework. Students in higher-level classes often deal with greater homework loads. Even in elementary and middle school, students may find themselves dealing with nightly homework, projects, and other assignments that have to be completed outside school hours. High amounts of homework, especially if the [...]

29 Nov, 2022

8 Tips and Tricks for Maintaining a Perfect School/Life Balance

2023-01-20T09:26:24-06:00Tuesday, November 29, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

It's no secret that the key to success in school is maintaining a healthy balance between academics and extracurriculars. But what happens when you add in a job, social life, and family obligations? It can be tough to juggle everything, but finding the perfect school/life balance that works for you is important. However, you can [...]

25 Oct, 2022

Five Ways to Help Your Shy Child Thrive (Without Forcing Them to Change)

2022-11-07T10:18:27-06:00Tuesday, October 25, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

Have you ever heard a conversation go like this about your shy child: "Your kid is so quiet! She barely says a word." "Yeah, she's our introverted one. We're working on that. Come on, can't you say hello?" "Don't worry, I was a shy kid too. She'll grow out of it." It is not [...]

22 Jul, 2022

5 Great Tips for How to Help Your Child Choose Extracurriculars Without Overloading Their Schedule

2022-08-10T11:09:17-05:00Friday, July 22, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

It is important that your child has the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities. This allows them to figure out what they enjoy, where they excel, and what they may want to consider pursuing in college. However, it is often tricky to find the balance between too many and too few extracurriculars. Thankfully, there are certain [...]

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

2023-09-07T13:38:07-05:00Thursday, 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 [...]

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