Archive for the ‘Elementary’ Category

God Made Us To Be Strong

Author Ellen Glasgow said, “What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.” What’s happening now is strange and scary. It feels like we fell asleep in one world and woke up in another – one that is straight out of a science fiction book cut. Within a few months, over […]

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The Art of Listening

Many people lack talent in the art of listening. Does true, focused listening conflict with our natural self-centeredness, while complete confidence in one’s viewpoint, opinion, or solution comes naturally? Parents work hard to instill confidence in their children; to inspire them to speak up, make their voice heart. And that’s what child development experts advise: […]

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Why a Christian School?

February 12th, 2020 ●

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.” 3 John 1:4 What makes parents decide to send their children to private school? After all, there is a perfectly good public school down the street that comes complete with transportation. The simplest answer: parents choose Christian schools so […]

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It’s cold outside…but there’s so much to enjoy!

Here we are in January…that was quick! A lot of students (and others) are not entirely thrilled with January. Christmas is over and school days are back. Just when we were getting used to sleeping in, having no homework, and hanging out with friends, it’s back to reality. The short and often gray days don’t […]

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Embracing the Spirit of the Christmas Season

December 11th, 2019 ●

After a busy start to December, we’re almost there – Christmas Day is just a few days away! Many people worry about the commercialization, crazy pace, and unrealistic expectations of Christmas. Even keeping the holidays simple and concentrating on Jesus’s birth – the REASON for the season – can be overwhelming. So here are some […]

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Being Grateful for the Blessings of Thanksgiving

November 12th, 2019 ●

The month of November brings some of America’s most beloved traditions: football rivalry games, many-colored leaves, cool evening bonfires, pumpkin patches, and of course, Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is the calm before the storm – a wonderful storm – but a storm nonetheless. Unlike December, November doesn’t have the unbridled commercialism or a rush to buy, wrap […]

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It’s All About the Pause

Hopefully we all get to experience many of the same milestones in life. But are these moments still special if everyone experiences them? Yes, of course! The fact that everyone reaches the same junctures in life is, in itself, a reason to celebrate. Children have a sense of belonging when they reach a milestone; they […]

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Back in the Swing of Things

This summer went by quickly, that’s for sure. Many of us – whether a student, parent, teachers, or administrator – have mixed feelings about heading back to school. Some are sad to see the end of long, carefree days. Some dread homework, some are excited to see friends after a “boring” summer, some look forward […]

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Family Traditions Build Lasting Memories

“Hot” and “humid” are the only two words that accurately describe Georgia during the months of July and August. Popular activities include anything that involves water or air conditioning. It’s easy to let kids spend the long, hot days soaking up the AC as they indulge in a months-long Netflix binge. There’s nothing wrong with […]

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A Little Structure is OK During the Lazy Days of Summer

For most students, the “lazy days of summer” are sacred. They are filled with happy memories, and there are no papers that need to be written, no going to bed or getting up early, and no teachers spouting rules and expectations. But that doesn’t mean that all day, every day should be spent swinging lazily […]

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