Your child’s education will help to guide what they do after graduation and into adult life. Why not get involved to see it all happen? If you’re interested in becoming more involved in your student’s academic career, here are some ways you can stay up to date on their education.
If you want to learn about your child’s accomplishments at St. Cecelia — and what they may be struggling with, there’s no better way to get involved than attending parent-teacher conferences and back-to-school nights. Your student’s teacher will inform you of everything your child has been learning and what they may need to work on outside of school. They’ll also let you know about your child’s friendships and how they are getting along with other students.
Visiting St. Cecelia’s website can provide all kinds of information about your child’s school. You can learn about upcoming events through the school calendar, such as field trips, book fairs, choir recitals, and more. You can even look at your child’s lunch menu to see what they’re eating for lunch every day. Staying in touch with simple aspects of your child’s school life can make a big difference for you and your children at home and at school.
Staying involved in your child’s school life is easy if you check in each day and talk to them about it. Your elementary student will have lots to say about what’s going on at school and the latest news. However, parents can get busy and forget to ask these questions.
Even when life gets hectic, make sure you don’t give the impression that you don’t care about your child’s school life, because it can have a negative effect on their success. Take the time to talk to your student every day about school. When kids see that their parents are interested in their academic lives, they take school more seriously as well.
If you want to really be involved at your child’s school, start volunteering for events at St. Cecelia. Sign up to bring in the weekly snack or help set up for the next holiday party. Your child will see that you’re motivated and helpful, providing a great example for their daily academic life.
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Looking to get involved in your student’s education and promote an elevated learning environment? St. Cecelia offers academically enriching programs for children from Pre-K through 8th grade. Through our International Baccalaureate program, we provide tools, values and skills that prepare our students to succeed throughout their lives. Call us at (727) 461-1200 or contact us online today.
St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School (SCS) offers an academically challenging and globally minded interdisciplinary education to children in PreK-3 through 8th grade.
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