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10 Questions to help you prepare for back to school!

10 Questions to help you prepare for back to school!

The time has come, school is almost back in session. As we prepare for orientation, we have a list of suggested questions to come armed with. This list isn’t exhaustive but hopefully will give you a good start. Make sure to bring a pen or pencil and something to write on! 

  1. What does my child’s school day look like?

  2. What is the policy on late work and make-up work? How does it affect the student’s grade?

  3. How do absences affect the grade? 

  4. How can I check on my son’s or daughter’s progress in school? Do you give weekly progress reports?

  5. How do I know what the homework… Read More »

Calming Kindergarten Nerves

 Calming Kindergarten Nerves

New school years are exciting, but for our little ones starting Kindergarten it can be exciting and nerve wracking all at once. Kindergarten jitters are completely normal. Here are a few ways you can help them be prepared and less anxious on the big day!

  1. Create routines at home to set your child up for success! Kindergarten requires independence and the ability to follow directions. Help your kid get into this routine by having them put their clothes away, cleaning up toys, setting the table, etc. These types of activities will help your child feel comfortable in the classroom.

  2. Meet the teacher! Attend back to school functions and familiarize yourself and your child with the… Read More »

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