Category: Middle School

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The Signs of Teen-dom

By Guest Blogger Andrea Randolph Legs must be shaved, unibrow separated, hair flat-ironed, and tight jeans squeezed into—and I am screaming inside my head, “Not all...

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Summer Fun and So Much More

By Guest Blogger Chelsea Joslyn, Communications Director for the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina When you think of the Y in the summer the first things that probably...

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Whatcha Think: Graduation Gifts

By Katie Moosbrugger It is the season of graduation! No matter the age, graduation is a time to praise and rejoice (especially if it’s the end of tuition payments!)....

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Grit and Bear It

If you haven’t been to our site in the past few days, click here to read all about our new look and how everything works! Last year my daughter was struggling in math....

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Bringing the World to Our Kids Through Online Courses

By Leigh Anne Shelor, Online Program Coordinator at The Piedmont School Our educational system continues to push for “21st century learning” for students....

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Carrying On Traditions at Camp Hanes

By Jen de Ridder, Senior Program Director YMCA Camp Hanes Friday evenings at YMCA Camp Hanes we host a closing picnic and ceremony for our families. We serve a tasty...

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Finding the Right Path For Your Young Learner

By Angela Levine It’s that time of year – the time when parents of children ages 3-5 years old make decisions on where they will send their kids for preschool and/or...

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The Importance of a Well Balanced Education

By Kori Mackall, Director of Communications, The Piedmont School Here at The Piedmont School, we know all about different learning styles. Some students are kinesthetic...

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Supporting Children Throughout the Year

By Guest Blogger Haley Miller This is always my favorite time of year. Summer is winding down, school is back in session, football is kicking off, the air is feeling...

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6 Ways to Reduce Back-to-School Stress

By Guest Blogger Rebecca P. Ball, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Health Pediatrics – Kernersville This time of year often creates a period of upheaval for families....