Category: Middle School

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...

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...

5 Ways to Control Your Child’s Screen Time

By Guest Blogger Whitney Barnard It’s 2017, and screen time is more than just TV. It’s computers, tablets, phones, and geez, now even watches! The best way...

Raising Resilient Children

By Guest Bloggers Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden Counselors Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden teamed up a few years ago to present “Raising Resilient Children: Helping Our...

Finding the Right School for Your Family

By Guest Blogger Julie Galloway, marketing and communications (and a mother of a Kindergartner) at Calvary Day School Kindergarten . . . public school, private school,...