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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why Kids Need Time Outdoors

July 5th, 2017 ●

According to numerous surveys, children spending half as much time outdoors as they did 20 years ago, prompting the term “Nature Deficit Disorder” by some experts. The American Academy of Pediatrics states that sixty minutes of daily unstructured free play is essential to children’s physical and mental health; however, many kids would prefer to stay […]

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Managing Your Child’s Social Media

May 1st, 2017 ●

Parenting in the digital age is tricky. The moment you give your child a phone, they have access to social media. But, before you give your teen or tween access to these sites, slow down and consider how the world of social media actually works. These sites are full of distractions, temptations, and can be […]

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Ready for College? Why Private School is a Smart Choice.

March 13th, 2017 ●

Christian private schools, like Griffin Christian High School, offer many advantages for college-bound students. One of those key benefits is being academically and socially ready for the next four years and more. Beyond a strong curriculum and more individual attention for each student, graduates grasp how God has an integral presence in their everyday world. […]

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Why Class Size Matters

March 13th, 2017 ●

Some people will say, “A good teacher should be able to handle a large class, right?” And, while that may be somewhat true, why would we want a good teacher to just handle a class? Don’t we want our teachers to teach their class, nurture their class, and guide their class? Almost any teacher can […]

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