Archive for the ‘Elementary’ Category

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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About making time for Vitamin D, and online safety

You know the old saying, “April showers, bring May flowers?” (And May flowers bring pollen, but let’s stay positive.) It’s proving to be true this year. The abundant flowers, trees and bushes are in full bloom and provide truly spectacular scenery. The perfect beauty of lilies, daffodils and cherry trees are a visible reminder that […]

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Monkey see, monkey do

If you talk with a DMV employee who administers driver’s license tests to teenagers, they will tell you that the most common error that prevents kids from passing is failure to come to a complete stop when required. That’s right: pausing at stop signs is the number one reason kids fail the driving test. Parallel […]

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Practical ideas for raising a happy, confident child

There are many factors at play when it comes to raising a well-rounded, happy, confident child. Age, interests, home life, learning ability, fortitude, maturity, and personality characteristics are just a few. Life is unpredictable and children are inherently unique, so there is no checklist from which parents can mark items off until their happy child […]

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The Benefits of Attending a Christian School

February 25th, 2019 ●

Parents address so many important decisions when rearing children. And one of the most important is their education. It plays such a critical role in a child’s development that the schools your child attends can’t be a given. Children are unique individuals and there’s no “one-size-fits-all” school. Fortunately, there are many more options today than […]

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The Best Gifts Come From the Heart

December 13th, 2018 ●

Amidst the rush of Christmas time decorating, shopping, parties and wrapping up gifts (along with all those end-of-year tasks), we can be distracted from the real reason for the season: the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. God sent us His son so that he could teach us, inspire us, and eventually sacrifice […]

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What Are You Thankful For?

November 14th, 2018 ●

You have been blessed with so much – perhaps more than you think about on a daily basis. So with the year turning to Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s the perfect time to humbly reflect on your life’s blessings. We are privileged to be members of a friendly, safe, nurturing community. Your family, teachers, friends and […]

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How Many Activities are Too Many? Find Your Balance!

Many students enthusiastically register for activities at the start of each school year. From sports to music, clubs and hobbies, it’s fun and fulfilling to stay busy inside and outside school. And it’s healthy to be involved in a variety of activities – they allow us to grow friendships, practice teamwork and giving, and expand […]

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