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11 Ways to Prepare for Junior High School

  1. 7th Grade Orientation 
  2. Organization is a State of Mind 
  3. Use PowerSchool Wisely 
  4. A Clean, Well-lit Place 
  5. Practice getting to school and plan for emergencies 
  6. Attendance 
  7. Encourage the Buddy System 
  8. Practice Wardrobe Wisdom 
  9. Teach Time Management 
  10. Keep the Lines of Communication Open 
  11. Take Advantage of School Programs 

You can learn more about each item on this list by visiting our Prepare for Junior High Page. Not only do we provide details for each of the items listed above, but we also linked some additional resources at the bottom of the page.