It’s only two months into daughter’s junior year, and it’s quickly becoming the most exciting year for her. She wasn’t but a week or so into the school year when she brought home an order form for a letter jacket. She surprised me when she said she wanted one because I always thought she considered them silly. Continue reading
I think it’s great how much information parents have access to via a computer or smartphone these days. Gone are the days when you have to rely on your kid to tell you he or she is getting/got a bad grade on an assignment or exam. Or be surprised at parent-teacher conferences with the news.
These days, all you have to do is create and sign into an account with the school district on its website. And, voila, at your fingertips, you have access to your student’s grades, their unexcused absences or tardies, meal account balance, etc. Continue reading