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Tips & LInks for Parents

“How can I help my child do better in school this year?”

  • Communicate effectively with your child’s teacher to address any issues or to advise the teacher of any challenges that your child faces outside the classroom
  • Keep informed
  • Stay positive
  • Be pro-active when you have questions or concerns

How to Help Your Child with Homework

  • Communicate
  • Set Realistic Goals
  • Establish a Routine
  • Help Your Child Get Organized
  • Never do your child’s homework!
  • Expect and praise progress and effort
  • Focus and build on your child’s strengths

Questions to Ask at A School Conference

  • What are my child’s strengths and weaknesses?
  • How are my child’s work habits?
  • What areas should my child focus on for improvement?
  • Could we examine an assignment my child has completed with the rubric for assessment?
  • What subjects does my child enjoy most?
  • How does my child get along with the other students?
  • Are there any issues of which I should be aware?
  • How can I assist my child at home?

Resources for Parents

LKDSB Website
Ministry of Education

Other Links and Community Information

Blenheim Youth Centre
Immunization Information
Mental Health Resources for Parents and Students
Special Education Resources at LKDSB


Blenheim District High School
163 Chatham St South, PO Box 990, Blenheim, ON, N0P 1A0
Principal: Elsa Natvik

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