Parker Middle School Eighth Grade Students Learn About High School From Howell High School Link Crew Members

Parker Middle School Eighth Grade Students Learn About High School From Howell High School Link Crew Members
Posted on 05/05/2016
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During a recent assembly, Parker Middle School eighth grade students learned the ins and outs of high school from members of Howell High School’s Link Crew. The high school Link Crew members shared personal experiences from their time at Howell High School and gave tips on how to be successful in high school. They also talked about the vast course offering and opportunities offered at the high school as well as the extra-curricular programs that students can become involved in. Following the presentation, the Link Crew members answered any questions the eighth graders had about high school.

The goal of the assembly was to introduce the eighth grade students to high school and help ease any worries or concerns that the students may have as they prepare to enter ninth grade.

About Link Crew
Link Crew is a high school transition program that increases freshman success. Members of the junior and senior classes are trained to be yearlong Link Leaders who act as positive role models, motivators, mentors and teachers helping guide the freshmen to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school. As freshmen success increases, the benefits to the school culture and climate become apparent; Link Crew schools report having greater connection, increased extracurricular participation, fewer discipline issues and greater pride and spirit.

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