ABClatino Magazine Year 1, Issue 6 - June 2017 | Page 15

By: Ivette O'Sullivan

Opening Doors


Easing the middle school to high school transition:

In June the school year is coming to an end. Students are looking forward to having summer fun. However, before they can enjoy the warmth of summer they need to think and prepare for the upcoming school year. (...)

(...) Starting high school is an overwhelming experience for any teenager. There are many things about high school that are different from the middle school environment that thirteen and fourteen year old students will experience. They will face navigating a new school, making new friends in an unfamiliar class and getting to know new teachers. These new teachers will usually have higher academic expectations than your middle school teachers. They want to help you get into college; in return, they expect you to work hard and improve your skills...

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