Free Seminar for Parents at Depot on Helping Students Transition to a New Grade

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The Darien Depot, is proud to host a free seminar, “7 Skills All Students Need for a Successful Transition to a New Grade, open to all area parents.

In this informative and highly interactive workshop, parents will learn seven evidence-based techniques as to how they can help their student stay focused, complete homework with purpose and crispness, achieve higher confidence, to get better results.

This no-cost workshop will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at 7 p.m., at The Depot Youth Center 25 Heights Road, Darien, CT 06820.

“We are pleased make this free presentation available to our parents, just at the time they are thinking about transitioning their student to the next grade,” says Pam Ha-Stevenson, Board Member. “This workshop will give parents support as to how they can successful transition their student to the next grade — and what to expect.”

The workshop is free, but registration is requested. Go to

Attendees will learn the answer to these and other questions:

* What are the seven skills all students need to be successful in school?

* How should they prepare for tests?

* How can your student eliminate distractions when they study?

* How can your student avoid feeling overwhelmed?

* Should your student study for a subject all in one shot, or over time?

* What can you do as a parent support your student?

For more information, please visit, or call Successful Study Skills 4 Students at 203-307-5455.

About The Depot Teen Center

The Depot is the Darien Youth Center run by and for students. The Depot offers a welcoming, relaxed, judgment-free and safe home away from home while providing opportunities for personal growth, leadership development and community outreach and connections.

About S4

S4’s mission is to unlock the power of learning to improve, enhance, and support students’ academic careers. We provide strategies, and study skills needed to build successful academic careers. By teaching logical, easy-to-implement study skills, S4 helps students establish and build habits for a foundation for learning and academic success. More than 3,500 students, reflecting over 70 schools and community venues, have participated in S4’s evidence-based workshops in Connecticut and New York.