Category: Middle School

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...

Before & After School Programs

By Katie Moosbrugger It is time to think about before and after school care for your kids! Thankfully the Triad has an abundance of amazing programs from which to...

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...

My Son Survived Middle School Without a Cell Phone

By Anonymous My son just finished 8th grade and will be moving on to high school next year. His middle school years were what most would call predictable. He made lots...

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...

May 21, 2017: High Point Friends School Open House

High Point Friends School Open House Preschool – 8th Grade May 21, 2017 2:00 – 4:00pm (floating times) 800A Quaker Lane, High Point, NC  27262 (336) 886-5516...

Creating a Coding Club through math class at Noble Academy

By Guest Blogger Barb Kilpatrick, faculty member at Noble Academy  “Coding is the new literacy. To thrive in tomorrow’s society, young people must learn to design,...

Behavior and Attention Issues at School: Team Up with the Teacher!

By Guest Blogger Adrian Greene In my ten-plus years of working with exceptional children in the public school system, one issue that I find recurrent year after year is...