Personal Responsibility

This sign is pretty funny. It made the rounds on FaceBook, and while I probably wouldn’t post it at New Covenant, I sympathize with its message.  First, let’s admit it:  kids forget stuff.  In grammar school parents pack their children’s backpacks and lun ...

A Sample Phone Contract

Do you need more control with your child when it comes to phones?  Consider using a "Phone Contract" with your student.  Here is an example that might help you have a conversation with that child who really wants a phone: Phone Contract

Taking the Next Step

It’s the time of year in which our seniors are applying to colleges. At New Covenant we’ve always taken the approach that a college is a fit to be made, not a trophy to be won. Parents and students alike suffer from a bit of anxiety as they investigate th ...

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Benign Technology: Thoughts on Social Media

On Monday, October 26, Dr. Jennifer Cline presented research on social media during professional development with our faculty. Later that day she summarized her presentation for parents in our school community. What follows is a brief overview of her rema ...

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Speak Up | Grow Up

"...speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way…” St. Paul Speaking up is part of growing up. This came through loud and clear at a recent parent meeting with Dr. Jennifer Cline, a clinical psychologist who has done research on social medi ...