"Trust in the Lord with your whole heart and lean not on your own understanding..." - Proverbs 3:5
Whether your kids are well on their way to starting school, or your baby is still learning to walk it is never too soon to find a community that will eventually lead them through their early childhood. If you have one child or a whole soccer team worth of them, you’ll spend a lot of time in and out of their schools, meeting with teachers, and attending school functions so you might as well focus some time finding a place that fits all of your families needs.
While you may feel the pressure that today’s kindergarten lesson will make or break their first job interview, it’s important to remember that your kindergartener is still just a child. And your children need a healthy balance of academic rigor and play time. Here are some of the key elements to creating balance in your child’s kindergarten education.
There is a lot to be grateful for living in Central Florida. We’re surrounded by beautiful oceans on either side and rivers and likes wind their way through our peninsula. Our weather is temperate and this year we managed to avoid any big summer storms. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to celebrate home, family, and all of the other blessings you have in life. But how do you teach your children to practice gratitude during the holiday season?
Lexi Brandt is an International Baccalaureate student at Spruce Creek High School and is a St. Barnabas Alumni who graduated in 2016. Lexi loves theatre and writing, especially screenwriting. Not only is Lexi the Vice President for the True Crime Club on her campus, but she is also the Morning News Anchor for Spruce Creek High School. With her focus remaining on her academics and the upcoming SATs and ACTs, Lexi has her future sights on colleges with great film and screenwriting programs such as North Western and the University of Southern California. This is because Lexi is already a very accomplished screenwriter.
We believe in the many benefits of private education. Our students are nurtured in well-rounded and loving classrooms, their small class education ensures they get the attention they need, and they develop lifelong friendships with like-minded young boys and girls. But on the surface, the cost of private school can complicate the school’s ability to bring the best students into the classroom.
St. Barnabas Episcopal School is an accredited private school located in DeLand, Florida.