Everyone knows that regular reading experiences at home are very important for a child’s reading development. But how do parents become good coaches for their children? Here is a list of DO’S and DON’T’S to get you started.
Each day at New Covenant School’s elementary program begins with us gathered as a community in worship. We say about ourselves “before we are a learning community, we are first a worshipping community.” One of the distinctives of our daily worship is storytelling.
Our English word character derives from a Greek word meaning to engrave or inscribe upon. Unlike “personality,” which can be used to describe something fairly superficial, character describes who we are—or who we are not—at a deep level.
Does “education” have a goal, a purpose? Is it mainly focused on getting a job? Or is the end goal to become a particular kind of person? Is it more about identifying a student’s unique interests and passions; or is helping children fit into and function productively within an increasingly complex world the higher priority? Should a school focus more on equipping students with knowledge, skills and competencies, or on developing students as women and men of “character”?
Essential? Come on! Really? Isn’t drama an extra, a nice add-on when you have the time? No! Drama is one of the most powerful tools available to an educator. Here are 5 reasons why...
Starting before and after the parent meeting, before and after school Tuesday through Thursday, part of the fellowship hall will be transformed into a bookstore during the Scholastic Book Fair. You will be able to buy quality books for your children or as presents, and our school will receive free [...]
John and Dody Martin, World Vision Artists, will lead a musical worship service and tell about World Vision's ministry to children. On Monday your family will receive a form for you to fill out should you decide to adopt a child through World Vision. Chapel will be at the regular [...]
All are invited to the first prayer meeting of the year. We will meet in the fellowship hall after chapel from 8:15 until 9:00 A.M. Feel free to come for all or part of the time, and little ones are very welcome. We will pray a blessing over the academic [...]