Freshman Guidance

Welcome Freshman Parents! During freshman year the School Counselor will spend time meeting with your children in the classroom setting, and one-on-one, help ensure things are falling into place for them.  Following is a brief outline of some of the topics that will be covered in the classroom during the first part of the year.

Orientation to PMA

Transitions

Organization Skills

Learning Style

Communication Strategies

Reading Comprehension Strategies

Note Taking Strategies

Memorization Strategies

Stress Management Strategies

Additional Information

After School Help

All teachers offer after school help on a regular basis.  Students are encouraged to see their teachers after school whenever they have an academic issue.

Clubs and Activities

All freshmen are required to sign up for at least one club.  Ask your student which clubs he/she has/will sign up for!  Co-curricular activities are strongly encouraged at PMA.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Mrs. Winters , the Freshman counselor at jwinters@pmamethuen.org or telephone number 978-682-9391 x 106.