MC2 STEM High School
Student and Parent Weekly Notes: 02/12/2018
OUR MISSION: INNOVATING EDUCATION TO ENGAGE & ENRICH STUDENTS
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.“
- Harriet Tubman
MC2 STEM High School Communication
Please remember, there is NO SCHOOL on Friday, February 16th AND Monday, February 19th, 2018.
Facilities are closed for staff professional days and Presidents Day Observance.
3 Tips for Parents to Teach Teens to Take Academic Responsibility
Midway through the year, some high schoolers may have disappointing grades, but are reluctant to take ownership of their performance. Some teens are not emotionally mature enough for the independence many adolescents strive for, says John Kelly, a school psychologist at Commack High School in New York. They struggle to take responsibility for their studies. "It's hard for students to see that big picture. They are in the here and now," says Rob Lundien, a school counselor at Staley High School in North Kansas City, Missouri. But it can be a fine line for parents to walk when teaching academic responsibility, says Kelly. Review this article for tips on helping your student to help his/herself: