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How to Help Your Child Succeed in Online High School

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 11 November 2016. Posted in For Parents, Homeschooler

How to Help Your Child Succeed in Online High School

Children are the future. That might sound corny, but it's true. That's why parents have to take it upon themselves to help their children as they complete their accredited high school diploma online. Providing support and positive reinforcement can go a long way to helping your child succeed.

How to be a Cool Parent Without Sacrificing Good Parenting

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 13 April 2016. Posted in For Parents

How to be a Cool Parent Without Sacrificing Good Parenting

Every parent wants to be the best they can be for their child, helping to guide them through life while maintaining a positive relationship. Being the magical “Cool Parent” is the long sought-after goal of many. But how do you achieve “cool” status without becoming a doormat – or worse, a bad parent? We’ve got three parent involvement tips to get you started.

Transitioning from Public or Private School to Homeschool

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 04 February 2016. Posted in For Parents

Transitioning from Public or Private School to Homeschool

Making the transition from having your child attend public school to homeschooling is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Your decision ought to involve research and plenty of communication with your child and his or her school. Switching from public high school to online homeschooling can be challenging for both you and the student, but keep in mind that there are several tips to make the process easier and rewarding.

3 Big Tips for Online Homeschooling Your High School Student

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 17 December 2015. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips

3 Big Tips for Online Homeschooling Your High School Student

As a homeschooling parent, you are faced with unique challenges, particularly with high school-aged children. Whether they are easily bored or experts at procrastinating, don’t let it get you down. Here are 3 tips to make it easier to make online homeschooling your student a breeze.

Tips for Parents - Teach Your Child to Budget

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 15 July 2015. Posted in College Bound, For Parents

Tips for Parents - Teach Your Child to Budget

As college applications are completed and acceptances begin to roll in for college-bound seniors, it’s time to consider college finances. What students learn at college goes beyond the classroom, and there are things you do, JMHS parents, to help your student make excellent grades in "Financing College 101." You should begin to budget as a team — or buddy budget, consider credit cards, encourage saving, and consider a collegiate job. Our online high school wants to support you as your child moves from high school to college.

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