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Top Signs of Trouble in Seventh Grade


Your seventh-grader is entering a period of change on all fronts. She is on the threshold of becoming a teenager, trying to determine who she is and what she can do separately from you. To navigate this year successfully, your child must learn how to balance academics and social life and how to have confidence in her academic abilities.

Your child may have trouble if she's not able to:

  • Establish a feeling of belonging within a group.
  • Appreciate her own individuality.
  • Avoid risk-taking behaviors.
  • Complete and turn in all assignments in a timely fashion.
  • Accept responsibility.

Quiz: Do You Know What Your Seventh Grader Should Know?

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August 29, 2014



Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.


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