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James Madison High School Blog

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Earn your high school diploma on your own terms and take control of your future. Explore our blog to get an inside look at educational insights, industry hot topics, tips and tricks to help you succeed, and some of our most exciting student and school successes!

What Individual Courses Can I Take at JMHS?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Tuesday, 03 November 2020. Posted in Helpful Tips, Homeschooler

Girl carrying books

Traditionally, we think of high school classes as part of a full curriculum that need to be taken together, instead of as stand-alone classes that can be taken on their own. But James Madison High School knows not every student has the same needs and sometimes just wants, or requires, a single course. That’s why you can enroll in individual high school classes instead of a full program.

5 tips to get you in the mood to study

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Wednesday, 21 October 2020. Posted in Helpful Tips, Homeschooler

Girl sitting at table studying

Studying: an integral part of education, but not always fun. Even the best students with great work ethics can sometimes struggle with getting their mind into the right space. They can be easily distracted, have other things to think about, dislike the material, or just simply lack motivation. So, what do you do to get yourself in the mood to study? Here are five helpful tips.

How to Start Building Your Resume in High School

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Wednesday, 07 October 2020. Posted in College Bound, Helpful Tips

Blank resume on clipboard with laptop.

When you think of a resume, you associate it with job searches. You might think of people starting a job for the first time after college or in the middle of their careers, looking for a change. While that’s still true, resumes can be useful for more than just adults on the job hunt. With teens having more responsibility and trying to enter competitive programs, high school is actually a great time to get started working on yours.

Why create a study plan?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Thursday, 24 September 2020. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips, Homeschooler

Weekly planner.

Even the most responsible kids can sometimes need a little help getting organized. When your child is completing their schoolwork at home and on their own schedule, maintaining structure becomes even more important. Study plans can put (and keep) them on the right path for success. A study plan will not only ensure that the work gets done, but also make your child’s leisure time more enjoyable because they won’t be worrying that they’ve forgotten to do something important.

5 tips to help you make the most of going back to school online

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Friday, 11 September 2020. Posted in Homeschooler

Laptop, notebook, and backpack.

The school year is coming back in full swing for kids across the country. While everyone gets the first day jitters, you might have some added anxiety if you’re starting school online. James Madison High School has some tips to help you prepare for the upcoming year and make the most of your online education.

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