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Old 12-14-2012, 08:09 PM   #26
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Near a tennis court
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Originally Posted by ac10splyr View Post
Why do some birthdays not match up with grade, I know of a player older than some kids a grades a head of him.
What Im trying to ask is, how do birthdays work with grades?...because it doesnt always match up
Some parents "red shirt" their children or hold them back for a year or even two years for kindergarten to allow their kids to be more matured socially. I know a few tennis players, both boys and girls, in our section repeated the 8th grade to improve their TR ranking. Never foreseeing that my son would have such a big passion for tennis, I had him started his kindergarten before he turned 5 in a Montessori School.
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