Parent, 3 Steps to Help Your Student Avoid the Summer Slide

As summer arrives, away melt the obligations of homework, strict regimentation of a school schedule and even packing lunches every day. Summer is about unstructured play with friends, swimming, going to camp, visiting the beach, and spending time with extended

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What to do this summer to prepare your Kindergartener for school

As we move into summer you may be wondering what kindergarten will be like for your child and how to prepare him or her. Looking at pictures from last fall makes me think back to when our kindergartners first started. Their parents, being

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Point. Cover Point. First Defense. Second Defense. Out Home. In Home.

The lacrosse positions played by Crusaders in the spring of 1933, the first time they took on the Lakers of Boys’ Latin (the Lakers, then known in the newspapers as the Latinists, won that first game, but after another BL

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When Your Neighborhood School Stops Working

When the fall weather comes, and the Admissions Season starts to gear up, I know I will get a few calls from parents who are not interested in the upcoming school year, but who want to move their child to

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Deadlines Passed For Independent School Enrollment? What do I do now?

You are thinking of looking at independent schools for your children. You search online, and after an hour, you’ve learned that there are tons of amazing choices and that you have missed all the deadlines. Seriously – this isn’t college,

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Why I’m Excited for Camp This Summer – and why you should be too!

With summer camp right around the corner, I asked Lead Counselor Emily Fishel to share with us why she’s excited about another fun summer at St. Paul’s. Spring is here, which means that we are getting that much closer to Summer

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Winterim Week Brings School’s Mission Alive, Relieves Seasonal Blues

Last week, instead of following the regular class schedule, students and teachers in grades 5-8 participated in what’s known as the annual “Winterim” week. Each year during the Winterim week, Middle School teachers plan, schedule, and organize a series of

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Enhancing Hands-On Learning and Technology

Middle School Science Teacher Casey Kleiman

To Middle School Science Teacher Casey Kleiman, teaching is about reliving discovery through the eyes of his students and sharing in their passion. “It’s about showing them that you can enjoy learning.” Kleiman won the Nellie Hilleary Carter and Judge

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