What To Do (and not do) When Your Child Feels Anxious
Willis The Worry Bee | By: Ms. Taylor
How To Help Kids Handle The News | Racism & Violence
We have a great resource to share with you from ChildMind.org, and encourage you to reach out to us if you need help or support.
With protests over the violent deaths of black Americans dominating the news, it’s understandable that many kids are feeling scared, confused or angry about the situation. How can parents, many of whom are struggling themselves, help children process what they’re seeing and manage their feelings?
There’s no one right answer. That said, there are a few guidelines parents can keep in mind to help kids deal with troubling news about race and violence.
Virtual ACT & SAT Bootcamp and Dates
We understand the significant impact COVID-19 has had on our schools, our students, and our families. We want you to know that Test Prep Seminars is committed to providing safe alternatives for test preparation as we practice safe distancing… but continued learning… during this difficult pandemic.
The ACT April 4th date has been moved to June 13th and July 18th (9 am. - 3 p.m. CST). We are offering a live, virtual ACT Boot Camp on Tuesday, June 2nd that all students can participate in from home!
The SAT May 2nd test date has been cancelled and has been tentatively re-scheduled for the following dates:
August 29, October 3, November 7, and December 5.
This Boot Camp is a 6-hour seminar that covers test taking strategies that are specific to the SAT or ACT, along with time management tips, and testing anxiety management. Each student will have the opportunity to take several mini-practice tests so they can apply the strategies real time and see the impact the strategies have b/w pre-test and post-test. Listed below is all that is included with the Boot Camp:
This is an excellent tool for teachers and specific departments as they look to analyze, improve or tailor coursework covered in the daily curriculum.
Course Request Forms for 6th - 12th Grade
Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth COVID-19 Resource Page
Homeless students are significantly more at risk of losing services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are information and resources that will help students experiencing homelessness during these uncertain times.
Contact TEA with any COVID-19 specific questions at:
Parenting Teenagers In Isolation
Check Out Community Resources HERE
Community Resources Are Also Available In The Counselor’s office
Big Brother Big Sisters
2-1-1 Texas Permian Basin (dial 211)
Community Children’s Clinic
Midland County Housing (HUD)
Centers for Children & Families