logo

 

Question: New to the school

We just moved to a new district and don’t know anyone at the school. How can we feel more comfortable?



Answers:

Community Advice

Lynn writes:
Our family is in the same boat! The first thing I did was enroll my kids in local day-camps to get to know other kids from the area. From there, they joined some sports clubs (that's their thing). I'd also suggest going to local parks and chatting with other Moms, kids. When i enrolled them in school, I asked that they be assigned a "buddy" to help them around the new school when it starts. From what I've been told, if they haven't met many kids when school begins, they certainly will during their first week. Kids are resiliant -- they'll be fine! Best of luck.
  • Did you find this answer useful?

     2
     0


Community Advice

mikey83560 writes:
What I usually do is start talking to person your with, or the person next to you, about what we're doing... like help them, make a joke about what the teacher said, or if you need help ask them, then start chatting small talk, & soon enough you will have a friend (^0v0)> Another thing is when you have to sit next to a person you don't know whether its on the bus, or at the Cafeteria, say something about the food, or how you feel(By feel I mean if your comfortable or not), & they will also start talking about the same thing, & you make friends the same way as before... small talk to a bit more personal things.<(0v0^) <(0v0^) (^0v0)> <(0v0<) (>0v0)> (T.Tv) KIRBY DANCE!!!!!!!!!! (vT.T)
  • Did you find this answer useful?

     0
     0


Answer this question:

School Family Connection Newsletter

Get school tips, recipes, worksheets, and more

First Name
Email *
Yes, send offers from carefully selected partners.
(* = required field)

Advertisement
Advertisement

Do you allow your children to watch TV or play on the computer before doing their homework?

No - 37.4%
Sometimes - 25.4%
Yes - 31.6%

Total votes: 4919
The voting for this poll has ended on: June 25, 2016