Monthly Archives: June 2014

5 S’s- Salvation- 10th Grade

A tenth grader should be able to begin to APPLY the gospel to their lives, not just articulate the gospel. They will need some guidance in this and might misunderstand or misapply doctrine. Adolescents tend to be hyper-focused on the … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Future Story- 10th Grade

Talk with your protege about post-HS options. College is a great option for many students, but it isn t the only option. With that said, we want kids to graduate high school with some kind of plan. Students will have … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Sex- 10th Grade

Since marriage is pretty uncommon in South Dallas, it may seem unrealistic to the kids. Help kids understand God s design for marriage. Simply telling kids to wait until marriage may be ineffective. Try to help your protege see that … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Service- 10th Grade

We want to help our kids learn that being a servant is an issue of identity— it is about something we are (servant), not just something we do (service). Service projects are still a great thing to do alongside your … Continue reading

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5 S’s- School- 10th Grade

If your protege excels in school, make sure not to let success in academics trump character. It can be easy to give kids who make excellent grades a lot of slack in other areas of their lives. Oftentimes, parents set … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Salvation- 9th Grade

As freshmen, young people are beginning to find their own way: one distinct from their parents (and mentor), and one that makes sense to them. They very much want to belong and may have many questions about how faith brings … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Sex- 9th Grade

For many students, high school is when talk becomes action concerning sex. As a freshman, for the first time many students are confronted head-on with pregnant peers, seniors that lead the school, and epic high school parties laced with drugs … Continue reading

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5 S’s- Service- 9th Grade

As a freshman, the idea of service isn t a popular one; however for many high schools, your protege will need a certain number of hours of community service to graduate. Capitalize on that, and brainstorm the type service that … Continue reading

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5 S’s- School- 9th Grade

Your protege will begin their most crucial year this year. The GPA they earn as a freshman will set a foundation that will ultimately determine graduating and options for life after high school. Many students who have struggled academically in … Continue reading

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