18 “Stay involved! Don’t assume that high school students don’t need your involvement. They do!” Sarah Mills, counselor Help Your Child Succeed u Provide a good place to study u Help your child set academic goals u Use rewards and consequences u Attend all parent programs u Insist on daily attendance u See all midterm reports and report cards u Help with time management u Deal effectively with homework u Listen u Encourage independent problem solving u Monitor activities and jobs u Encourage a healthy lifestyle u Encourage positive activities u Be aware and be informed u Set limits and boundaries u Be a good role model SUMMARY