July 2012 Newsletter

In This Issue:

Gabby

Featured Student: Gabby Tofig

High School: Council Rock North

SAT Score Improvement: 330 Points

Three-season varsity athlete and distinguished honors student Gabby Tofig knows the value of hard work. She also knows that focus is the key to success.

Hopeful Students Perform Better

"A growing (but still small) body of research is finding that students with high levels of hope get better grades and graduate at higher rates than those with lower levels, and that the presence of hope in a student is a better predictor of grades and class ranking than standardized test scores."

Turning Short-Term Memory into Long-Term Memory

To better understand the role that illness, injury, and learning disabilities play in your child's ability to recall or memorize information, it's important to understand how the brain works.

 

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