Archive for the ‘Middle/High School’ Category

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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Not All Screen Time Is Created Equal?

September 17th, 2019 ●

What it is: A new study suggests that screen time alone isn’t to blame for rising rates of teen depression and anxiety. Rather, screen time dedicated to social media might be the culprit. Why it’s new-ish: The study examined 6,595 12- to 15-year-olds for possible connections between time spent on social media and adverse behaviors or decreased mental health. It found that “three […]

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#VapeBan

September 17th, 2019 ●

What it is: As hundreds of vaping-related illnesses continue to turn up (from which 6 have now died), the federal government has begun looking into a ban on most vaping products. Why it’s reminiscent of 1920: The CDC has officially recommended that everyone consider “not using e-cigarette products” while they investigate the cause of said deaths and illnesses. Meanwhile, […]

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Life 101

September 17th, 2019 ●

It’s September and by now students, teachers and even parents are absorbed in school. And most seniors are thinking about what they need to know by the time they graduate – and what will come next. Clearly, proficiency in science, math, history, reading and writing is critical. No one should graduate from high school without […]

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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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