Tag Archives: School

Kids Today! Yep, Pretty Impressive!

The next time you’re tempted to write off the upcoming generations as disrespectful, self-absorbed, or even downright rude, please consider these kids first: The 30-40 elementary students who dragged their parents to a book-signing event on a gorgeous Saturday in … Continue reading

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Being Still and Unafraid: A Post Dedicated to a New School Year

  Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth (Psalm 46:10). Even though I spend pretty quiet days in my school library, when I think of school, … Continue reading

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“Even a Child is Known by His Actions” (Prov. 20:11): A Valentine’s Day Tribute

This post started out as a mini-rant about how appalling it was that a group of sixth graders couldn’t agree on any game to play together except for a certain gun game. When I reminded them (for the zillionth time … Continue reading

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All Work and No Play Makes Jack. . .

Kindergarten parents in Long Island received a letter this week in the mail from school officials. The contents surprised so many people that the letter made national news: In the interest of the kindergartners’ future college and career preparedness, the … Continue reading

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Of Music and Hope

More than once this past weekend, I leaned over to someone sitting next to me, raised my eyebrows, and said things like, "Wow. That was special,” and “I’m so glad I got to hear that!” My daughter, Amanda, was amazed … Continue reading

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“Touch your Shoulders, Touch your Knees,” and have a Happy Easter!

Happy Easter, Friends and Family! This week on the playground, I learned a new word: Sigdet. I made the boy who told me about it repeat it about ten times, because it was so unfamiliar to me! It comes from … Continue reading

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