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| April 11, 2017

By Wendy Howell • Williams News

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Jim Powers wants to be bothered.

In his second year as the Williams High School (WHS) counselor, Powers is on a mission to meet every parent of every student at the school.

“We need more parental involvement,” Powers said. “I see parents when their kids get Fs, I don’t see them when they’re getting As, Bs or Cs.”

Powers believes the more parents are involved with their student’s academics, the more successful students are in the school.

“I know parent involvement is tough,” he said. “I know people have to work, but this is their kid’s future.”

Powers said one easy way for parent’s to help their students is to utilize PowerSchool to monitor their child’s grades.

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