Just sat in on MS parent orientation this weak. Along w/my daughters zest for transition, Iwas pretty confident up to that point. I left rather anxious about the level of independence, academic expectations, and social distraction this rising 6 th grader would soon face. And, Then there are the behind the scene discussions among parents about whether legacy kids are prepared to compete with their counter parts who enter pvt ind MS from public and charter. Would like some back stories and best practices from parents w/students who have made the transition and lived to tell about it!
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Latest Activity: Jul 5, 2012
RCS-SOCS takes 4-8th gr students of color to the Nation's Capitol. Lower school kids who are moving up to MS next year appreciated chance to bond with current MS students.
The new distractions...middle school and upper school all on one campus...yikes! Different developmental stages between the grade levels and a lot more freedom.Topics of discussion with my soon to be…Continue