9 Aug, 2021

5 Tips for Getting Your Child Ready for Middle School

2021-08-09T07:44:00-05:00Monday, August 9, 2021|Learning Environment|

The transition from elementary to middle school can be incredibly overwhelming for your child. It can invoke a wealth of emotions, from anxiety over meeting new teachers and students to excitement over purchasing new clothing and supplies. Additionally, they have to deal with increased homework, the responsibility to navigate from one class to the next [...]

2 Mar, 2020

Build Confidence in Your Middle School Students

2020-05-29T15:33:40-05:00Monday, March 2, 2020|Learning Environment, Student Health, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Middle school is a difficult period of growth and change for students. Not only are they experiencing changes in their body, but expectations in school are also changing. Students have recently grown out of their elementary school routines and are experiencing more responsibility. With more difficult content, kids may begin to struggle with their academic [...]

6 Sep, 2019

Transitioning to Middle School: Common Problems

2019-09-06T12:31:47-05:00Friday, September 6, 2019|Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Transitioning to middle school is one of the hardest most students will face. Moving into elementary school is like transitioning to a whole new world. Unfortunately, many parents don't understand what their students will be facing as they move into those critical middle school years. Do you know how to get your child ready for [...]

10 Jun, 2019

Getting Ready for 6th Grade: Give Your Child What They Need for this Important Transitional Time

2019-06-10T14:15:15-05:00Monday, June 10, 2019|Education Info, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Most of us remember, and a few of us still have nightmares about our transition from elementary school to 6th grade. But, the graduation from 5th grade also calls for a celebration. The increased responsibility for one's education comes at a time when many other changes, both physical and emotional, take place to set up [...]

10 May, 2017

5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Middle School

2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00Wednesday, May 10, 2017|Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

The transition from elementary to middle school is incredibly difficult for many students. Instead of the nurturing elementary school environment where students were allowed more freedom to play, middle school students face a variety of new circumstances: around eight teachers, instead of one or two; becoming one of around 150 students that their teacher sees [...]

17 Apr, 2017

Middle School: Help Your Child Find Opportunity Through Challenges

2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00Monday, April 17, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Middle school is a time of incredible growth and development, growing independence and myriad opportunities to test out new identity and values. It is a challenging time, too, with many changes, social, physical and emotional occurring simultaneously, sometimes three times a day! When adults reflect on their own middle school days, more often than not, [...]

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