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9 Aug, 2022

5 Key Tips for Your Child to Be Successful This School Year

2022-08-10T11:13:49-05:00Tuesday, August 9, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

The start of a new school year can be both exciting and anxiety-inducing for children. If you want to help your child have a successful school year, there are a few things you can do. In this blog post, we'll share five tips to help your child be successful this school year. Have a Positive [...]

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 [...]

24 Jun, 2022

Grade Skipping: 5 Reasons Your Child Shouldn’t Skip a School Grade

2022-06-22T08:07:16-05:00Friday, June 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents, Transition Between Schools|

"Is grade skipping the best option for my child?" As a parent of a smart kid, this thought might have crossed your mind. Before making a decision, it's important to weigh the pros and cons and have an in-depth discussion with your child's teacher. Consider your child's viewpoints as well. If they are anxious about [...]

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 [...]

7 Mar, 2022

How to Teach Children Personal Finance Before They Apply for College (And College Loans)

2022-02-25T10:23:14-06:00Monday, March 7, 2022|Parents|

As they enroll in college, many students find themselves facing a sudden increase in financial decisions. However, the decisions they make now, from applying for student loans to which college they attend, can have a huge impact on their finances. Before your high school-aged student starts applying for college, it's critical to instill some basic [...]

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 [...]

21 Jan, 2022

3 Life-Changing Ways You Can Help Your Teen Build Better Habits & Routines

2022-01-21T14:32:13-06:00Friday, January 21, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents|

It's always fun to think back and remember what it was like to be in high school and middle school. It was filled with good times, bad times, fun times, and boring times. Like many adults, it took a long time after high school to build strong time management and self-accountability skills. For many adolescents, [...]

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 [...]

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