Our News and Events

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 […]

Read More

“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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Teaching the True Value of Christmas

December 7th, 2017 ●

It is normal for children to get excited about Christmas. From baking Christmas cookies to the anticipation of opening gifts under the tree, there is a lot to be enthusiastic about. Nevertheless, many parents struggle with teaching their children the true meaning and values of Christmas, but, no matter what the age is of a […]

Read More

Cultivating Leadership Through Curriculum

November 10th, 2017 ●

Leadership isn’t always something that you are born with. It is something that is taught and instilled as a child grows. These skills not only inspire confidence and conviction of one’s beliefs throughout childhood, but they improve a student’s chance of being accepted into the college of their choice, prepare them to take on university […]

Read More

Teaching Morality in the Classroom

October 3rd, 2017 ●

While many schools hyper-focus on test scores and technology, values have commonly been pushed to the side, especially in public schooling. This leads many to consider Christian private school, as a faith-based education combines morals with an exceptional academic and extracurricular educational experience. TEACHING PRINCIPLES When God’s word is the focus in learning, morals are […]

Read More

Good Study Habits Start Early

September 14th, 2017 ●

When we think of studying, many of us picture teenagers in front of a book, cramming for their next exam. The reality is that as assignments start coming home and exams start creeping into the school year, younger students need to develop essential study skills as well. The ability to retain information is different for […]

Read More