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Why Kids Need Time Outdoors

July 5th, 2017 ●

According to numerous surveys, children spending half as much time outdoors as they did 20 years ago, prompting the term “Nature Deficit Disorder” by some experts. The American Academy of Pediatrics states that sixty minutes of daily unstructured free play is essential to children’s physical and mental health; however, many kids would prefer to stay […]

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Managing Your Child’s Social Media

May 1st, 2017 ●

Parenting in the digital age is tricky. The moment you give your child a phone, they have access to social media. But, before you give your teen or tween access to these sites, slow down and consider how the world of social media actually works. These sites are full of distractions, temptations, and can be […]

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Ready for College? Why Private School is a Smart Choice.

March 13th, 2017 ●

Christian private schools, like Griffin Christian High School, offer many advantages for college-bound students. One of those key benefits is being academically and socially ready for the next four years and more. Beyond a strong curriculum and more individual attention for each student, graduates grasp how God has an integral presence in their everyday world. […]

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Why Class Size Matters

March 13th, 2017 ●

Some people will say, “A good teacher should be able to handle a large class, right?” And, while that may be somewhat true, why would we want a good teacher to just handle a class? Don’t we want our teachers to teach their class, nurture their class, and guide their class? Almost any teacher can […]

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Teacher Communication is Vital for Success

March 13th, 2017 ●

During the week, most of a child’s time is spent at school, and during home-hours, much of that time is spent working on homework and other projects. While many parents take the time to choose a quality school for their children, parent involvement doesn’t stop on the first day of school. By opening lines of […]

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Making School Safety a Priority

March 10th, 2017 ●

Just turning on the news can make it seem there is someone or something targeting our children every day. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2014, students ages 12–18 reported 850,000 victimizations (theft and violent crime) at school. And, according to Safe Kids Worldwide, an estimated 2.2 million children ages 14 and […]

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Going Beyond Academics: The Value of Christian Private School

March 10th, 2017 ●

People often ask why they should consider Christian private school. Maybe they have a good public school in their district. Maybe they are concerned about the academic requirements. Maybe they are worried about finances. What is comes down to is that the value of a Christian private school is just that, values. A Christian private […]

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Registration Open Now

January 13th, 2017 ●

January 10, 2017 Dear Parents of Griffin Christian Academy: Open enrollment for returning students and their siblings has begun.  Remember every year you must register again during open enrollment for the upcoming school year.  Early Registration fee is $150 by March 1st.   After March 1st, the registration fee increases to $250.00. You may enclose the […]

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Enrollment

January 12th, 2017 ●

Enrollment is now open for currently enrolled students and opens to the public Tuesday, February 28th. Enroll Now!

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