The Berkley Schools School Tube Channel has many videos for parents!
Currently online now are BHS 11th Gr Parent Night, BHS 7th & 8th Grade Parent Night,
BHS College Aid Night and Brooks Gibbs presentation for parents.

Check all the videos out here: http://www.schooltube.com/channel/berkleyschools/

 

PTA/PTSA
Learn more about the Berkley Schools PTA/PTSA groups here.

 

Kahn Academy
Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything—for free. What started out as Sal making a few algebra videos for his cousins has grown to over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history.

 

Adolescent Depression vs Teenage Moodiness

See the powerpoint presentation below for information about Adolescent Depression vs Teenage Moodiness. This presentation was made at Norup International School to parents. During this presentation, parents watched this TED video as a resource: http://www.ted.com/talks/kevin_breel_confessions_of_a_depressed_comic.html

 

College Savings Plans
The earlier financial planning takes place the better.
Michigan has two programs to assist families in this effort.


Michigan Education Trust LogoMichigan Education Trust (MET) is a prepaid tuition program that allows parents, grandparents, or others to pre-purchase undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees. For additional information about MET, call 1-800-MET-4-KID (1-800-638-4543) or visit the website at www.setwithmet.com.

 

MESP LogoMichigan Education Savings Program (MESP) is designed to assist families with preparing for higher education expenses. Parents and others can open an account for a child/beneficiary that can grow through regular contributions and through investment growth. Various investment options are available. For additional information about MESP, call 1-877-861-MESP (1-877-861-6377) or visit the website at www.misaves.com.