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Pittsburgh Parenting Blog by Sewickley Academy

Sewickley Academy's Private School Blog

College Prep for High School Sophomores

Sophomore year is on you. It seems as though things are getting a little easier. Your child is no longer intimidated by the big high school. They've learned more about what classes they can handle, what things really interest them, and where they want to go with the next four years. This year, however, is still critical for college prep. As you guide your sophomore through this year, make sure you're taking these critical steps to prepare them for college.

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Topics: Parenting, Education, Student Tips

Children Helping in the Community

Everyone needs to feel needed, and everyone wants to have a place to belong. Because screen time and after-school activities tend to eat up so much of our time in this day and age, the younger generation is less likely to know the satisfaction of a job well done, the thrill of being an active member in a close-knit community, and the joy helping others can bring.

Getting your children involved in their community is a great way to help them feel a sense of importance and belonging, and give them some time away from the screen to experience life and the world around them.
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Topics: Local, Education, Student Tips

Top 10 Tips to Surviving Middle School

Being in Middle School can be very interesting, and well... weird, especially when you are new. Although that is true, change can be good. Change will help you discover things about yourself that you never knew. Looking back on my years in Middle School, I noticed that I made some mistakes, but each obstacle, good or bad, helped shape me into the person that I am today. In fact, I appreciate these mistakes because I've learned and grew from them, which allows me to give great advice to people like you! Here are my Top 10 Tips to Surviving Middle School:

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Topics: Student Tips

Small School Yields Big Opportunities

As a senior in high school, I have had some time to reflect on my past 14 years here at Sewickley Academy. Although my experience has been incredibly unforgettable, if I could, there is one thing I would tell my younger self - to make the most of all my time here.

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Topics: Student Tips

Organization Tips and Tricks for the Disorganized Individual

If you're not naturally an organized individual, you may struggle with basic organization. Organization tips and tricks are designed to make organizing easier, but most of the time you're pretty sure they're just making your life more difficult. Sure, it's nice to be able to lay your hands on any item or paper you need without having to dig through a mess to find it, but you waste more time trying to get things back in their neat locations than you would looking for them! If you're disorganized and scattered by nature, you might need a different organization strategy.

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Topics: Student Tips

How to Stay Organized Now That You're in College

Going to college is an exciting time in your life. You're going to make new friends, experience different happenings, and have a chance to study areas of interest to you in-depth. But college also gives you time to start figuring out how to balance the stresses of a career along with the joys of your personal life. It's important to stay organized, so you can get the most out of your overall college experience instead of rushing from one class to another in a frenzy. Whether this is your first semester or you're in your final year of college, here are some organization tips and tricks to stay on top of your academics while still enjoying all the adventures that await you in college.

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Topics: Student Tips

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