Posted 09/22/2017 12:36PM
Keeping the lines of communication open with your child can be a challenge during the Middle School years. Getting your tween/teen to talk to you in more than grunts and one word answers can be tough. Here are some ideas about how to open up communication with your child.
Posted 09/08/2017 01:44PM
A swirl of activity describes the first week of Middle School - lots of fun and learning happening. Reminders...
Posted 05/26/2017 09:22AM
Make "bored" a four letter word! Find better ways to keep your tween/teen busy over the summer!
Posted 05/19/2017 03:59PM
A wonderful professional growth opportunity for teachers is being offered to us this summer at the University of San Diego.
Posted 05/17/2017 10:44AM
Standardized Testing will take place for 7th & 8th grades May 22nd-26th. While kids don't need to study for these tests, there are ways to give them the best chance for success! Read more...
Posted 05/12/2017 12:36PM
There is a meeting for 7th grade students and parents on Wednesday, May 17th from 5:00-6:00p.m. in the Cove to get a brief overview of what to expect in 8th grade. We will talk about high schools and what the School does to facilitate that process, the East Coast trip, and other pertinent information.
Posted 04/27/2017 10:01AM
You are invited as our honored guest for all your energy and enthusiasm as a Warren-Walker School volunteer this past year. All volunteers in big and in small ways are invited and encouraged to attend!
Posted 04/21/2017 02:48PM
Want to know what the kids were up to this week? What weren't they up to?
Posted 04/16/2017 06:16PM
Everything that has been accomplished during the first three quarters synthesizes and comes to fruition in a fourth quarter whirl of exploration and creativity.
Posted 03/31/2017 01:20PM
As we engulf ourselves in the energizing Spring weather and all that comes with it – baseball games, end of the year recitals and competitions, the practices that go with them - it is a great time to reflect on the growth that has happened while we weren't looking!
Posted 03/17/2017 02:33PM
Each day the halls and classrooms at Warren-Walker Middle School buzz with excitement from the myriad of activities and events happening. This month is no different.
Posted 03/10/2017 04:34PM
There are wonderful benefits when children engage with nature.
Posted 03/10/2017 08:31AM
This weekend is a great opportunity to do something for the environment and fulfill some of the required 8 hours of community service too!
Posted 02/17/2017 01:39PM
Coming up on March 6th & 7th is a WeCare presentation by Richard Louv, author of several books about the value of family-time in nature. His new book, Vitamin N the Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life continues his theme of children and families exploring nature for the greater good of, not only families, but the larger community.
Posted 02/17/2017 01:00PM
Commitment and resilience are the keys to successfully dealing with change...
Posted 02/03/2017 03:28PM
Changes to our website service afforded us the opportunity to give our newsletter a facelift! We are excited to share with you our new look! During adolescence when communication can often be reduced to a grunt or one word answers, we want to make sure that parents still have the tools they need to feel connected to our community...
Posted 01/13/2017 07:56AM
This week at Donuts with the Dean we had a discussion about how to help your child develop critical thinking skills. As our children get older, more is asked of them than memorization of facts. Concept application and critical thinking becomes more important. Recap...
Posted 01/06/2017 09:53AM
The connection between brain growth, particularly that of the growing adolescent, and the addictive power of prolonged exposure to any device produces a "dopamine effect" which is more profound in young brains...
Posted 12/31/2016 04:15PM
As educators, we must believe as told by Socrates, "Wonder is the beginning of wisdom."
Posted 12/15/2016 03:05PM
The Middle School was buzzing with excitement for the last few days in anticipation of the Warren-Walker Mannequin Challenge and Meals on Wheels.
Posted 12/02/2016 03:07PM
As the late Walt Disney once said, "The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements, but rather with the things we do for other people." Community Service is important here at Warren-Walker School, here is why...
Posted 11/17/2016 04:53PM
The WeCare presentation "How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Money" underscored the importance of Character Education.
Posted 11/17/2016 03:18PM
Come to the Donuts with the Dean on Tuesday, Nov. 29th to hear how you can help your child manage their homework load and do's and don'ts on how to help them.
Posted 11/04/2016 03:03PM
The Headmaster seldom steps up to his soapbox...
Posted 11/04/2016 01:56PM
Mr. Saunders did a great job of explaining why Warren-Walker believes that writing doesn't just simply belong in the English classroom. Read more & see the video...