Category: High School & Beyond

Why Doesn’t My Son Like to Read?

By Guest Blogger Deneane Davis, Lower School Head, The Piedmont School It took about 4 years of teaching kindergarten before I realized the boys in my class were bored...

Triad-Area Tutoring Resources

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger Whether you have a child in elementary, middle or high school, we know that often times they need a little extra help when it comes to...

What Teachers Really Want You To Know

By Rachel Hoeing We hope your children are ready for a terrific 2017 – 2018 school year!  Whether your child is in preschool or high school, we have a helpful...

Too Cool For School: Tips for Every Age

By Kelly Hines I say the same thing every August – this year, I’m going to get organized for school. Then, a week after school starts, I say – NEXT year,...

Back to School: It’s Not Just for Kids

By Laura Simon I’ll start with a confession. I’m an unapologetic book-sniffer. It’s one of the reasons I struggle use the library like I should…library books...

A Teacher’s Advice: How to Keep Your Children Learning All Summer

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols Our world is fast-paced and ever-changing. While that is often positive and productive, moving forward rapidly can leave holes in us as...

Summer Reading Doesn’t Stop at Age Twelve

By Guest Blogger Rase McCray, Library Associate at High Point Public Library On that last day of school each year, most teens are ready to “check out” for the...

How Early is Too Early to Prepare for College?

By Guest Blogger Chrissy Sergiacomi, School Counselor A few years ago, a friend in college admissions observed that students were coming on college tours at younger ages...

Why I’m Saying No to “13 Reasons Why”

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon If you have a teen – or even a preteen – you’ve likely heard of a new Netflix series called 13 Reasons Why. The series, like the book...

3 Ways Improv Can Help Improve Students

By Guest Blogger Jen Oleniczak Brown, local improv extraordinaire I’ve been teaching improvisational comedy to people ages 3.5 to 75 for almost half my life (and...