Summers off from school that are filled with fun have a significant, yet unintended, consequence: educational underachievement. According to the National Summer Learning Association, decades of research confirm that if students are not engaged in learning during summer months, they lose essential skills in math and reading. Glenholme understands the importance of this fact. While… Read more »
Four seniors of Glenholme, Lia, Courtney Jiliann and Sammi, recently gathered in the library to share their memories and thoughts about the school’s therapy dogs, Winston and Toby. CHECK OUT VIDEO ON YouTube Courtney recalled on her first visit to the school, she was upset and scared. When she saw Toby, Glenholme’s first therapy dog,… Read more »
Graduation is a time to celebrate accomplishments and the start of a transition to a new adventure that lies ahead. Each student is an individual with a timetable and unique talents that are all their own. For some, the timetable to independence may be a bit longer, particularly when the challenges and pressures of career… Read more »
Interesting article found on the Between Us Parents website: http://www.chicagonow.com/between-us-parents/2016/03/depression-and-emotional-resilience-in-teens/ Through accepting and understanding the distinctive challenges that teens face today and identifying that those stressors can put teens at risk, parents can be in a better place to proactively bolster their child’s emotional resilience.