Are you starting high school this year? It's time to get excited with our top ten quotes for getting your head into gear! 1. Take a deep breath, it's just a bad day. Not a bad life. 2. Your attitude determines your direction. 3.Never say "I can't", Always say - "I'll try"... 4. Wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is right, even if no one is doing it. 5. If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours. 6. You can have results or excuses, not both. 7.
Earlier this week my daughter attended her first day at high school and the day for me was met with a mixture of excitement and dread. I was of course excited because her joy was contagious. My daughter couldn’t wait to begin this new adventure with her friends. And then there was the feeling of dread…like I was slowly losing my baby who in fact did not resemble anything like a baby or little kid anymore. To the contrary she was almost my height now and had grown up to become
In Australia today, schools have developed various transition programs, policies, and practices to promote a positive transition to high school. This article was produced as a resource for parents, carers, and children to ensure they are equally involved in promoting well being at home during the transition to secondary school. When back-to-school means starting high school, there are a few more essentials to add to the checklist. Along with the usual school supplies and unif
A great article on supporting the parents of this transition... If you're a parent of a Year 7 student, who is just starting out on their secondary school journey you might be feeling an array of emotions: apprehensive for your child, wistful about them growing up, wondering where on earth the last six years of primary school have gone. All of which is perfectly natural. As the parent of a Year 8 student, I thought I'd share some of the wisdom I have learned over the last yea