The middle school years are crucial to the success of Bridge Ready males. Societal pressures weigh heavily on young shoulders: ‘Should I do my homework, or is that uncool?’ ‘Should I play a sport, or just hang around the neighborhood?’ ‘Should I listen to my teacher, or talk back?’ An increasingly independent child needs particular and positive guidance.

It’s at this point in the growth of the child that our core values can make all the difference.