BGA Closed for Thanksgiving

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BGA Closed for Thanksgiving

The faculty and staff of Battle Ground Academy want to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday. We also want to remind everyone that the school offices will be closed November 17 through November 25 for the holiday. We will resume normal school hours on Monday, November 26. 
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Academics
Middle School

Advisory

The Middle School advisory program seeks to help every BGA student be a success, as defined by the school’s mission statement.  

The advisor is the nexus of the student’s success and helps the faculty, the family, and the student work together as a team. Every Middle School student has an advisor and a homeroom.  Advisories and homerooms are part of our Grade-Level Teams, and so students have a new advisor and homeroom each year as they move through the Middle School.  This allows each student to be known well each year by multiple adults--teachers, team leaders, coaches, and advisors--during the crucial adolescent years.
 

The advisor has 2 primary responsibilities:

  1. To support the student (academically, artistically, athletically, socially, etc.)
  2. To advocate for the student (his or her needs and interests)

Ways the Advisor can support and advocate for students:

  • Model behavior
  • Engage students during advisory through empathy, listening, acceptance, and fun group activities
  • Monitor academic progress (attendance, grades, testing, and teacher evaluations)
  • Encourage participation in school teams, clubs, and activities
  • Lead students in community service activities
  • Communicate with teachers, coaches, and administrators to meet  students’ needs
  • Communicate progress and concerns to parents via phone, email, and conferences
  • Help identify, develop, and encourage each student’s strengths

Harpeth Campus

Grades K-4    
150 Franklin Road  
Franklin, TN  37064
(615) 567-2002

Glen Echo Campus