Category: Elementary

End of School Tales from Room 406 and Beyond

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols, a local elementary school teacher I love the movie Parenthood when grandma describes riding on a roller coaster. She says, “You know,...

Celebrate Your Chatty Child

By Guest Blogger Lisa Doss with Forsyth Family magazine Well before the ideas are formed into words and sentences, some children will be driven by the need to test...

May 21, 2017: High Point Friends School Open House

High Point Friends School Open House Preschool – 8th Grade May 21, 2017 2:00 – 4:00pm (floating times) 800A Quaker Lane, High Point, NC  27262 (336) 886-5516...

Creating a Coding Club through math class at Noble Academy

By Guest Blogger Barb Kilpatrick, faculty member at Noble Academy  “Coding is the new literacy. To thrive in tomorrow’s society, young people must learn to design,...

Behavior and Attention Issues at School: Team Up with the Teacher!

By Guest Blogger Adrian Greene In my ten-plus years of working with exceptional children in the public school system, one issue that I find recurrent year after year is...

5 Ways to Control Your Child’s Screen Time

By Guest Blogger Whitney Barnard It’s 2017, and screen time is more than just TV. It’s computers, tablets, phones, and geez, now even watches! The best way...

Raising Resilient Children

By Guest Bloggers Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden Counselors Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden teamed up a few years ago to present “Raising Resilient Children: Helping Our...

A Dad’s Perspective on Kindergarten

By Guest Blogger John (J.P.) Mundy “Just when you think you know the answers, I change the questions.” – Dr. ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper, Chairman Emeritus, Applied...

Room 406: A Story of Bravery, Love & Resiliency

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols Seems like I have been teaching forever. Although each group of students somehow gels differently, I love putting together the unique...

Finding the Right School for Your Family

By Guest Blogger Julie Galloway, marketing and communications (and a mother of a Kindergartner) at Calvary Day School Kindergarten . . . public school, private school,...