School Administrators Offer Back to School Tips

School officials say get your kids reading and back into a routine.

With the days of summer coming to an end and the start of school arriving in just a few weeks, Westhampton-Hampton Bays Patch_ reached out to three area school administrators for advice on how to get your kids ready for classroom learning.

The following is what they had to say:

, superintendent of

  • Begin to ease children back into their school year schedule and routines.
  • Help get children excited about returning to school.
  • Encourage them to read - and for older students ensure that any summer assignments are completed.
  • Talk to your children about school and set a positive tone for the new year.
  • Set goals and review expectations with children.
  • Share information about your child with the teacher.
  • Call the school principal or guidance counselor with any questions or concerns.

, superintendent of

  • Read, read, and read more
  • Join the summer reading program
  • The has free museum passes that you can check out like a book. It's amazing what is free at the library.

Robert Long, principal of

  • Start talking to kids about going back to school.
  • Get them back into having a routine and schedule
  • Ease any fears they may have
  • Call the school with any concerns you or your child may have

Do you have any back to school tips to share? Feel free to post them below and if you are looking for additional tips, Macaroni Kid Hamptons West has some. Visit their back to school tip page here.


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