PSN eletter vol17 no10 schoolstore

Three Things to Know to Start a Successful School Store

Vol. 17 No. 10

Starting or managing your school store can be a large undertaking. What items should you sell? How do you price them? Should you run a physical location or offer items exclusively online? How do you market your inventory? Will people actually buy? Which office should manage the store?

You’re not alone. Many private-independent school administrators have questions when it comes to running a successful school store.

PSN eletter vol17 no10 independentkids

Raising Independent Children

Vol. 17 No. 10

Many students are not empowered to be independent thinkers—and this impacts both their personal lives and their educational careers. Although schools’ mission statements include that they generate generations of independent thinkers, students often don’t learn or apply these skills away from campus. New research shows that overprotecting children can impact confidence, decision-making skills, and overall mental health.

PSN eletter vol17 no10 graduation

Encourage Healthy Habits to Help Prepare Students for College

Vol. 17 No. 10

We previously covered that cultivating healthy habits can improve how you function in your role as a school administrator. And a recent study highlights that students who maintain healthy habits can exhibit more motivation to attend college.

PSN eletter vol15 no12 smartphone

The Impact of Smartphones on Concentration and Cognitive Abilities

Vol. 17 No. 9

Smartphones have become an integral part of most people’s everyday routines. Researchers say that Americans check their phones every 12 minutes on average, totaling 80 times per day.

With the proliferation of smartphones infiltrating every aspect of our lives, researchers wanted to know—how does even the presence of a smartphone impact one’s ability to concentrate and use cognitive abilities?

PSN eletter vol15 no12 drone

A Checklist to Consider If You Use Drones at Your School

Vol. 17 No. 9

Drones are becoming more commonplace in schools across the nation. We provided three tips for responsible drone use last year, and are following up with a few more guidelines that your school could incorporate into your official protocol if you use drones on campus.

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Three Things to Know About Your International Student Program at the End of the Year

Vol. 17 No. 9

Many schools that run international student programs have questions about the correct end-of-year procedures. They want to make sure they’re taking care of students appropriately, while abiding by established rules and regulations.

If you have some questions of your own, you’re not alone.

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