Hello High School - book for teens by Claire Eaton
Hello High School book checklist

Hello High School: Goodbye drama and stress. 85 tips for high school teens that boost friendships, mindset, productivity and success

By Claire Eaton B.A., B.Ed.

“This is such a good book. It answers all my questions and is easy to read so I will use it a lot.”
– Max 13

“The ‘zones’ make sense, it’s good to have steps to follow to help me feel less overwhelmed by high school.”
– Michael 14

“Awesome book. The friendship and productivity zones are so good, I keep going back to them when I need to.”
– Sophie 16

“I will read this book, it will help me plan, stay on top of the workload and all the habits and hacks are great reminders too.”
– Jess 15

“The Productivity and Courage zones were stand out sections for me. Now I know how to plan and be organised, I get more done and I don’t fall behind.”
– Zoe 16

“I have read the MVP section so many times. Knowing about boundaries helped me a lot and the tips to make the most of teacher feedback.”
– Jack 14

“This is the best book. It’s easy to read and I like the way it answers so many questions which makes high school feel so much easier.”
– Daisy 15

“Cool book. The productivity zone is really helpful, especially knowing how motivation, procrastination affects the way I do my homework and study.”
– Henry 14

“I found this book really good. The tips for staying away from drama and problems were good for me and my friends.”
– Ella 15

“The six steps in the Courage zone will help me heaps when I am feeling anxious.”
– Michelle 13

“I love love love the technique to change thoughts. This will work so well for me and help me to handle hard things at school.”
– Stephanie 15

“I can be a perfectionist, so the section about being perfect and comparison myself to other people was good for me to read.”
– Josh 16

“I like the zones. I can flick to the section I need to read and all the information is simple and easy to read.”
– Nicholas 12

“The Friendship zone is great. My friend group read it and it reminded us to stay away from drama, gossiping and judging.”
– Emma 14

“This is a good read. It’s definitely a book everyone should have in high school, like a textbook so everyone can help each other get through.”
– Hannah 13

“I think this book answers every question anyone could ever ask about high school. It’s brilliant.”
– Zac 16

“High School feels a lot less overwhelming because this book explains it all and it’s easy to read.”
– Hamish 13

“I like all the organisation and planning tips in the Productivity zone. They are easy to follow and will help me keep up with all my work.”
– Sally 16

“Hello High School is really good. It’s not complicated so I’ll use it and the tips, they’re straight forward and they’ll work too.”
– Xavier 17

“If you have a question or worry about high school, this book will 100% give you the answer. Read it, you won’t regret it!”
– Ben 15

“This book is different because it’s simple and written for us. The zones are good and the strategies definitely are practical.”
– Jackson, 15

“We got this book just in nick of time. Our daughter’s overwhelm was rising and we were at a loss. It’s been so long since we were in high school, so it was great to have book for we could read together.” – Kelly and Mike M

“Loved the chapter zones and the way the book address the elephants in the room… stress, drama, worry, anxiety and total overwhelm that is hard to catch once it gets out of control. Such a practical book that hits the spot.”
– Ashleigh T

“Wow, each zone delivers good solid information. Thank you for writing this book for teenagers. My daughter in year 7 and twin daughters in year 9 are all into it.” – Jo and Will E

“Love the layout. Love the sinplicity. Love the way you present the poroblem high shcooler face and wucikly offer great option to work though the problems. This book has helped our family a lot this year.”
– Tracey and Floyd B

“5 words. Practcial, real, helpful, clear and friendly. Thank you, this book is always floatig around our house and It’s become our quick go-to resource. Thank you for writing it.”
– Tammy and Steve J

“I bought copies for my kids, neices and nephews. I hear them talking about the tips and using the ideas to help themselves and each other. Amazing game-changers!
– Lee M

“Finally a book writtemn for teenagers starting or alrerady in high scgool. It refreshing to see a book that offer ideas, solutions an stools that teenages can read and run with. This book hasn’t lightened the load in out house for all 3 kids in year 7, 9 and 10”
– Dave and Layla P

My friends suggested we get a copy fo Hello High School, and we are so glad she did. The zones are genius” and the information targets what’s really going on for high schoolers now, so much has changed.
Meg R

“The Hello Home Zone has been the best support for us, it has helped lessen their overwhelm, stress and anxiety so much, we love Sunday Set-up and Wednesday wind up.”
– Jess K

“This book is gold. It is unlike any other book we’ve read, probabaly because it dives in the world of teenagers in high school today. From pricrastination and stress to routines and friendships, Claire also handles mindset, anxiety and self-doubt with such preciions and care. This book leaves no stone unturned.”
– Angie and Noah P

“With today’s teens under more pressure than any generation before, they need as much support as they can get. Claire Eaton’s books provide a simple to apply framework to support tweens and teens through the often-turbulent High School years.”
– Josh Langley, Award winning children’s author and mental health advocate

“I love the practicality of the book Hello High School. This is really relevant to any high school student. And for parents, this will also provide you with helpful strategies, understanding and perspective about what it means for your young person to survive and thrive throughout their time at high school. High School can bring everything from daunting anxiety to lingering feelings of doubt and discomfort. Claire manages to reframe that overwhelm into strategies that are relevant and accessible.And we all know the importance of friendships and relationships for young people entering high school and beyond, and Claire tackles this with such great understanding and relevance.”
– Martine OglethorpeDigital wellbeing & online safety educator

“An excellent resource for tweens and teens on their high school journey. It is simple, easy to read and jam-packed full of insightful and practical advice for our young high schoolers.”
– Renee Irving LeeTeacher, Children’s Author and Freelance Writer.

“High school is hard. Thank heavens for Hello High School, the map and torch every teenager (and parent) needs when it comes to busy timetables, more homework, friendship dramas and total overwhelm. Claire Eaton takes teenagers by the hand and shows them not just how to survive high school but how to thrive. I trust Claire’s advice and strategies so much I have given her books to my own daughter and they have helped enormously.”
– Rebecca SparrowAuthor and host of the ‘Ask Me Anything’ podcast

“Claire’s hands on experience shines brightly through Hello High School. It’s refreshingly practical and gives young people strategies to cut through the overwhelm that so easily stifles them.”
– Michelle Mitchell

High school can be a time of extreme ups and downs. Teenagers in year 7-12 are always looking for practical ways to handle demands of homework and study, friendships, teachers and academics and most importantly themselves and their own mindset as they face new experiences and a range of challenges along the way.

Parents want to see their teens thrive in high school, of course they do, yet they can feel frustrated and helpless watching their teens struggle because procrastination, overwhelm, stress and drama are getting in the way of their teen’s success. Hello High School and its companion Yearly Planner offer ready-to-use step by step strategies to help teens make the most of high school.

What Teens are Saying

  • How do I plan, prioritise and be organised so I hand work in on time?
  • I get so stressed and totally lose it, what can I do?
  • My confidence isn’t where it used to be.
  • I procrastinate way too much, but don’t know how to stop.
  • What’s the difference between busy and being productive?
  • I can’t motivate myself and then I get so overwhelmed when I’ve got so much unfinished work to do.
  • I know I’m a perfectionist and I compare myself to my friends.
  • Drama, drama, drama. I get dragged into it and I don’t want to.
  • Anxiety blocks me, I don’t know what to do.

85 Practical and Teen-Friendly HOW TO Tips

Hello High School, Claire’s second book for teenagers in years 7-12, is packed with 85 practical and teen-friendly HOW TO tips to boost friendships, mindset, productivity and success. If a teen has asked the question, the answer will be in this book

Hello High School is divided into 7 zones, each delivers tools needed to help teens stress less and shine more.
SCHOOL | HOME  |  PRODUCTIVITY | FRIENDSHIP | COURAGE | MVP | SUCCESS

Respected Australian author, coach and speaker, Claire Eaton, offers teenagers and parents the book they have been waiting for. It’s relatable, readable and brimming with teen-tested HOW TO ways to empower teens to say hello to high school with more resilience, optimism and confidence.

What’s Inside Hello High School

  1. Hello SCHOOL ZONE  – Goodbye needless stress. (10 do-it-now tactics to press STOP)
    Think smart, handle failure, tune in to teachers and be brain care aware.
  2. Hello HOME ZONE – Goodbye homework hassle. (10 simple steps to manage homework and study)
    Plan, prioritise and use time wisely, push back on perfection and be test and exam ready.
  3. Hello PRODUCTIVITY ZONE – Goodbye procrastination and overwhelm. (20 sure-thing tips to get work done on time)
    Use routines, dominate devices, set up for less late nights and reward yourself.
  4. Hello FRIENDSHIP ZONE – Goodbye dangerous drama. (10 great ways to step towards friendship and away from drama)
    Ditch drama, get real on groups, trust yourself and find your fit at school.
  5. Hello COURAGE ZONE – Goodbye worry and anxiety. (15 helpful strategies to reduce anxiety and boost your vibe)
    Follow facts, shrink mountains, manage messages, breathe deeply and think well.
  6. Hello MVP ZONE – Goodbye crazy comparisons.   (15 brilliant tools to be your best)
    Build boundaries, share positivity, catch comparisons, practice kindness and gratitude.
  7. Hello SUCCESS ZONE – Goodbye unhelpful habits. (5 ways to stay in the zone)
    Choose your vibe, hang with humans, be active, eat mood food and get plenty of sleep.

What Claire’s peers are saying about Hello High School

With today’s teens under more pressure than any generation before, they need as much support as they can get. Claire Eaton’s books provide a simple to apply framework to support tweens and teens through the often-turbulent High School years. Read more “Josh Langley’s Review”

Josh Langley
Award winning children's author and mental health advocate
Martine Oglethorpe

“I love the practicality of the book Hello High School. This is really relevant to any high school student. And for parents, this will also provide you with helpful strategies, understanding and perspective about what it means for your young person to survive and thrive throughout their time at high school.” Read more “Martine Oglethorpe’s Review of Hello High School”

Martine Oglethorpe
Digital wellbeing & online safety educator

“An excellent resource for tweens and teens on their high school journey. It is simple, easy to read and jam-packed full of insightful and practical advice for our young high schoolers.” Read more “Renee Irving Lee’s Review of Hello High School”

Renee Irving Lee
Teacher, Children’s Author and Freelance Writer.
Rebecca Sparrow, Author and host of the Ask Me Anything podcast

“High school is hard. Thank heavens for Hello High School,  the map and torch every teenager (and parent) needs when it comes to busy timetables, more homework, friendship dramas and total overwhelm. Read more “Rebecca Sparrow’s Review of Hello High School”

Rebecca Sparrow
Author and host of the 'Ask Me Anything' podcast

“Claire’s hands on experience shines brightly through Hello High School. It’s refreshingly practical and gives young people strategies to cut through the overwhelm that so easily stifles them.” Read more “Michelle Mitchell’s Review of Hello High School”

Michelle Mitchell