• 8 Steps To Having a Successful Middle School Experience  


    Step One


    Learn About Your School – Metz has its own calendar of events, attendance and tardy policies, rules, and people to go to for help.  Make sure you get familiar with your school.


    Step Two


    Be in School Every Day and Be On Time – To do well in school, you must have good attendance!  If you miss one day make sure you always ask your teachers for make up work.


    Step Three


    Know How to Get Good Grades – In order to get good grades, you need to be organized, listen in class, take good notes, and study.  Your teachers and counselor can help you with this.


    Step Four


    Set Goals – It’s important for people of all ages to have goals.  One of your goals now should be to follow this eight steps to have a great experience at Metz.


    Step Five


    Get Involved – Students who are involved in activities get better grades, and they enjoy school more.  Metz has a variety of extracurricular activities.  Be part.  Have fun!


    Step Six


    Make Good Choices and Decisions – When you make good choices and decisions, you get the rewards.  When you make poor choices and decisions, you have to accept the consequences.


    Step Seven


    Understand the Social Scene – The middle school social scene can be exciting, crazy, and sometimes difficult to deal with.  Remember to find friends that you have things in common with and who like you for who you are.  Remember that you are unique!


    Step Eight


    Plan and Prepare for Your Future – Middle school is the perfect time to start thinking about what kind of career you want to have.  You need to think about what you’re good at (abilities), what you like to do (interests), and what you have a natural talent for (aptitudes).  You also need to think about what’s important to you (values).



    *****Reach out to your school counselor***** 


    Resource:  How to Get the Most Out of Middle School Junior High by Linda O’Brien