• How do I Help Prepare My
     Middle Grader for High School?

    This is an important year for your child.  The development of good study habits and goal setting is essential for high school success.  The following are a few ways to help your middle grader prepare for high school

    •        Attend Open House and meet Teachers
    •        Create a Study Area and Study Time at Home
    •        Discuss Time Management and Prioritizing.
    •     Attend Educational Development Plan (EDP) Information Night for Parents
    •       Discuss EDP's with your middle grader.  Go online and review his/her Career Cruising and EDP
    •       Attend Report Card Pickup
    •       Get to Know your Middle Grader's Friends
    •    Attend sporting events, concerts, etc.
    •    Attend "High School And Beyond" presentation
    •       Encourage your middle grader to be involved in extracurricular activities:

    Athletics                          Student Council             The Spot

    Book Bowl                      Quiz Bowl                       Theater       

    After School Tutoring    Future Cities                   Robotics

               

    Although middle graders tend to push their parents away, studies show the need for a strong parental connection in their world.  Getting to know who they are and what they enjoy is important to their educational success.