Category: High School & Beyond

A Letter To My Kids at the Start of School

By Guest Blogger Dara Kurtz, author of the blog Crazy Perfect Life Dear Kids, It’s hard to believe the school year just started and summer is over. I thought we should...

Food Allergies & Inclusion at School

By Guest Blogger Angela Fuller Everyone, in one way or another, wants to be included, and as a society we encourage each other to be nice and include others. It sounds...

10 Tips for High School Freshmen

By Guest Blogger Julie Giljames, 9th grade teacher My ninth grade team, comprised of five seasoned educators with a collective 75+ years of teaching experience, takes...

Tutoring FAQs: What You Need to Know

By Guest Blogger Bill Tessien, Owner & Executive Director of A Step Ahead Academic Center Are you wondering if tutoring is right for your child? Are you clear about...

Why Is My Kid In “That” Class?

By Guest Blogger Adrian Greene, Special Education Teacher, Randolph County Schools, NC At the start of a new school year, parents understandably have some worries....

Making the First Day of School Special for All

By Chelsea Cullen, Marketing and Communications Director for the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Do you remember your first day of school? Maybe you laid out a new...

College Bound

By Guest Blogger Melissa Kinsley “Mom, in middle school teachers talked about how they are preparing us for high school. In high school, teachers talk a lot about how...

June 13 – August 13, 2016: Monkey Shines at Edward McKay

For kids aged 5-12 June 13 – August 13 At all Edward McKay locations Website: http://www.edmckay.com/blog/its-almost-time-for-monkey-shines The idea behind Monkey...

A Dad’s Advice to the Class of 2016

By Guest Blogger Keith Tilley When I think about the advice I’d like to give this year’s graduating class, it comes from a position of experience. If you want to...

Study Tips To Get Through Test Season

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders It’s that time of year for students… No, I’m not talking about the fun-filled Spring Break time we are currently enjoying, but...