Help Your Children Feel Like They Belong at Their New High School

Are your children nervous about going to high school? Stressed about all the changes of a new routine? Worried they won’t make friends?

Help your children get acclimated to their new high school by encouraging them to participate in sports and activities programs.

Research is clear: Participation in sports and activities is associated with a greater sense of belonging. Sports and activities provide safe settings for students to start new friendships and maintain existing ones.

The transition to high school can be a disruptive time for children academically and socially. So encourage them to engage in sports and activities. They’ll make more friends and have more fun.

You’ve seen and heard what others have to say. Now… what do YOU like most about participating in high school sports and performing arts? Would you recommend playing high school sports to kids in middle school? If so, why?

Submit your video using the hashtag #MyReasonWhy, and we will repost our favorites!! And by the way, feel free to be as expressive, passionate and creative as you’d like.

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Help us tell the story about the value of participating in high school sports and performing arts.