Transitioning to Middle School
An important tool that counselors use when working with students is analyzing how many internal and external developmental assets they possess. Counselors help connect youth with additional resources to help kids as they transition to the pressures that come with adolescence. Curious about the 40 Developmental Assets? Want to know how many Developmental Assets your child has? Click here to learn more.
Common Substances of Abuse for Youth
Teens and Technology
Internet Safety Contract
Common Sense is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.
It is our hope that Richard Merkin Middle School is a place where everyone feels safe and accepted regardless of differences. We encourage you to share any thoughts or concerns that you may have.