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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!

October 15th, 2018 ●

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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God’s incredible gift of choice

August 20th, 2018 ●

Many students see the beginning of the school year as an opportunity to explore or realign their relationships with academics or social, athletic, or activity groups. What a wonderful opportunity for students, and what a wonderful opportunity for parents to talk with their children about the gift and power of choice! As Christians and as […]

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Simple ideas to ease the transition back to school

July 17th, 2018 ●

Ah – the bittersweet blend of urgency and sadness: there are just a few weeks remaining in summer break. Whether you’re excited about school starting again, or you want the summer to last forever, it’s an inevitable next step in the cycle of the year. We’ve gathered a few pointers to help ease the transition, […]

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Making Time to Pray as a Family

June 13th, 2018 ●

It was midsummer on the beach – warm with a slight breeze, loud and happily chaotic. The sand was crowded with families playing, lounging, and enjoying time together. Children played at the edge of the water, digging holes or alternating chasing and being chased by the waves. Older kids and adults dove through waves and […]

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“Book” Summer Reading for Fun and Growth

May 16th, 2018 ●

As the school year comes to a close, we begin thinking about summer activities. Many families plan a vacation and parents enroll in children in sports, arts or academic camps. Older kids may land a summer job. A reading plan is another item to “book” for the summer. Research shows that to maintain or grow […]

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How to Prepare for Testing

April 9th, 2018 ●

Taking tests are part of being in school, and with the school year ending soon and summer around the corner, assessment tests for many students will be administered. While testing may be a stressful, and often wearisome, obligation for students, there are many things that parents and students can do outside of the classroom in […]

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Students, Stress, and How to Manage It

March 13th, 2018 ●

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Life is never picture-perfect, and there are always frustrations along the way. But, for students, dealing with stress can be confusing and draining. Exams, homework, and peer issues can all cause students to feel this pressure. However, there are several factors that cause children stress that either can be eliminated or […]

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Supporting a Student’s Need to Belong Increases Engagement

February 7th, 2018 ●

Whether it is the first day at a brand-new school or the middle of a student’s senior year, everyone wants to feel like they belong. Students have homework, teachers, demanding schedules, extracurriculars, and peer pressure to contend with on a day to day basis. Having a support system in place, feeling like they fit in, […]

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God’s Plan Is Sometimes Different Than Your Plan, and That’s Ok

January 4th, 2018 ●

Every one of us likes to have a plan. We all probably made plans for the new year. Parents want to have a plan for their children. Students look to make plans for their future. But, many times, plans don’t turn out the way we expect. Things always change, new opportunities present themselves, and sometimes […]

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