Milestone 5: Entering High School- Words

Entering high school is not only scary but extremely challenging. Grades now count towards a child’s GPA which goes towards scholarships and college applications. The pressure to succeed becomes overwhelming to some students. The Entering High School Milestone is designed to give parents tools to help students build a healthy balance between school and life.

Family Experiences: 9th Grade

Driving Contract

The 9th grade year signals the beginning of the high school experience and the last stage of the adolescent journey. This is a look into the world of your 9th grader.

Family Experiences: 10th Grade

Money Matters

The 10th grader can drive a car, work a job, and is getting dangerously close to adulthood. Here is a look at what is going on inside the mind and heart of your 10th grader.

Family Experiences: 11th Grade

Family Tree

By the time your teenager reaches the 11th grade year, they are living like a mini-adult. But they still need your guidance. To help you with that, here is a look at what is happening in the world of your 11th grader.