Category: Middle School

The Power of Praise

By Guest Blogger Mrs. Joanne M. Brown, St. Leo Catholic School Principal Supporting Your Child’s Potential by Nurturing a Growth Mindset Report card day.  What kind...

Spotlight on Success: How to Nurture Confident Learners

By Guest Blogger Bill Tessien, Executive Director at A Step Ahead Academic Center Oftentimes parents know that their student doesn’t love school or doesn’t do well...

How to Handle Conflict with Your Child’s Teacher

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon School has been in session for a few weeks now.  Our kids are learning their schedules, getting to know their teachers, and finding a level...

A Letter To My Kids at the Start of School

By Guest Blogger Dara Kurtz, author of the blog Crazy Perfect Life Dear Kids, It’s hard to believe the school year just started and summer is over. I thought we should...

Food Allergies & Inclusion at School

By Guest Blogger Angela Fuller Everyone, in one way or another, wants to be included, and as a society we encourage each other to be nice and include others. It sounds...

Tutoring FAQs: What You Need to Know

By Guest Blogger Bill Tessien, Owner & Executive Director of A Step Ahead Academic Center Are you wondering if tutoring is right for your child? Are you clear about...

Why Is My Kid In “That” Class?

By Guest Blogger Adrian Greene, Special Education Teacher, Randolph County Schools, NC At the start of a new school year, parents understandably have some worries....

Making the First Day of School Special for All

By Chelsea Cullen, Marketing and Communications Director for the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Do you remember your first day of school? Maybe you laid out a new...

June 13 – August 13, 2016: Monkey Shines at Edward McKay

For kids aged 5-12 June 13 – August 13 At all Edward McKay locations Website: http://www.edmckay.com/blog/its-almost-time-for-monkey-shines The idea behind Monkey...

Bullying – It’s not what it used to be

By Michelle Bostian, LCSW Lower School Counselor for Greensboro Day School Bullying today is just not what it used to be … We are always hearing that these days....