To start a new school again for high school students can cause anxiety and stress, which is normal. The anxiety takes place from what you don’t know or what to expect. The students keep thinking about various scenarios of the high school, racing thoughts and develop anxiety.
6 tips to help the high school student start a new school
#1 – High schools have an orientation program or day or an evening for parents and the students. The students are given their class schedule and a chance to look around the school and to see the classrooms. Teachers are there to welcome students and tell you about the supplies required for the course. They also assign the lockers to the students so that they can try the combination. Few schools ask the students to bring down their own combination lock. Students should memorize the sequence of the combination numbers.
#2 – The other part of the orientation includes explaining the lunch system. They will give a schedule of lunch time, a look of the lunch line process and the way to deposit the money into the lunch account.
#3 – Most schools are open during the summer vacation in the office. Students can utilize the facility and visit the school. Go around and look at classrooms and other interesting places in the school to get familiar with.
#4 – Some schools offer activities which begin in August before the first day of school. Students can join these activities and make new friends. The list of the activities is available at the main office. You can get the information on how to join. Go for it!
#5 – If you are feeling nervous about going to new school, meet with your teacher, parent, or principal and talk about it so that they can help you relax.
#6 – Before going to school review workbooks and see that all the summer assignments given to you are completed. Gather all your school supplies and keep them in one place so that you don’t have to hurry on the day you start school. Get your clothes also ready for the big day!
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Originally posted 2009-08-05 11:35:00.