Helpful Hints for a smooth transitioning to middle school:
1. Ask your child what he/she is nervous about regarding transitioning to the middle school.
**Answer all of his/her questions and if you do not have any answer feel free to contact your future middle schools guidance counselor for the answer.
2. Emphasize the positive aspects of middle school.
3. Gradually prepare your child for the academic challenges of middle school.
4. Encourage participation in extra-curricular activities such as, student government or a sports team.
5. Teach good study skills.