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11Feb

Seniors - Don't miss the College Field Trips!

Seniors, don't miss our College Field Trips. We will go on the ARC Field Trip on February 26 at 12:30PM. We will tour the campus of American River College. Come see what ARC has to offer! (Majors, Certificates and Degrees) We also plan on visiting Sierra College on March 18th…

05Feb

Financial Aid Deadline for FAFSA-Cal Grant

Seniors! Do not miss the financial aid deadline for FAFSA-Cal Grant on March 2nd, 2020. This is the deadline for students who may qualify for a Cal Grant and plan on attending post-secondary school in the Fall of 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Martine Cermak at mcermak@sanjuan.edu …

16Apr

Pros and Cons of Video Games for Kids with ADHD

Today’s tweens and teens spend a lot of their free time playing video games. Are you concerned by this? Are video games good or bad for kids? You be interested in watching this video featuring Jodi Gold, M.D. She is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist and author of Screen-Smart…

03Mar

School Bullying Can Leave Lifelong Scars

As a society, we are more aware of bullying than ever. We hear about bullying regularly in social media outlets and on the news. But how really damaging is bullying? Here's a few statistics. According to a 2015 report from the U.S. Department of Education, when students are bullied as children,…

15Aug

Back to School stress? Here's some tips.

Back to school is a period of stress for students but also for parents. How to ensure that this period goes smoothly? Here’s a few simple tips that will help you prepare for the return. These will help defuse the stress at this time of great change often tinged with…

06Jun

Introduction to Growth Mind Set starts 6/13!

This summer our counselor, Martine Cermak and counseling intern, Jade Owen, will be running a group for middle school students current 6th, 7th and 8th graders at Choices.  The group will be an introduction to growth mindset, the concept of changing the way students feel about their mistakes and failures and…

19May

Family Tip: Help a frustrated student

"I hate school!" "Math stinks!" "I'm dumb!" Statements like these are often signs of a child who's frustrated with schoolwork. When kids get frustrated, they often: Refuse to continue working on something. Quit what they’re working on and go on to something else. Refuse to talk about why. Make statements…

02Feb

Encourage your teen to get eight hours of sleep a night

Did you know your teen may actually need more sleep now than he did a year or two ago? But teens are more likely to get less sleep, not more, than they did when they were younger. Most teens do best on at least eight hours of sleep. But schoolwork…

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