Category Archives: Parent Ed

We Are One!

Students gathering around the Kindness Tree in late September. School Culture Update – by Tenisha Tate, Assistant Principal Our goal at Hall Middle School is to develop all students both academically and socially. We aim to foster the whole child. … Continue reading

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Staying Connected to Your Teens

Thursday night, Mike Riera, an author and expert on teenagers and the relationships parents have with their teenagers, spoke at Marin Primary & Middle School in Larkspur. Here is a summary of his talk. IT’S OKAY FOR YOUR KIDS (AND … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Parents to Help Kids with Stress and Anxiety

At Tuesday’s parent coffee chat, we brought in a local therapist and the founder of the Marin Stress & Anxiety Center, Jonathan Pofsky, to discuss the topic of stress and anxiety in our middle-schoolers and how we can support them. … Continue reading

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15 Parents Share their Thoughts about Technology and Our Kids

This week, at our local public middle school, we hosted a Principal’s Coffee chat where technology was the topic. In small groups, we brainstormed about the upsides to technology and the things we wonder (and worry) about…the questions that are swirling in … Continue reading

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Parent Perspectives: Mindset At Home and At School

By Deb Blum, Hall parent and coordinator of Parent Ed Are you curious how you can increase your child’s motivation and achievement? When my kids were young, they would sometimes come home and tell me that so and so was … Continue reading

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