It's time to read! Do those words cause chaos and gnashing of teeth in your home? They don't have to. Encouraging your child to read and providing them with an environment conducive to reading and learning is important in their growth. The more time kids spend reading, the better readers and students they become. Julie Varney, a Junior High Language Arts teacher at Greater Atlanta Christian School, says that reading is the foundation of all learning, "Reading promotes imagination, sparks creativity and innovation, and it gives an avenue for kids to discover anything and everything about God's creation."
Topics: Reading Success
The Marching Spartans earned 1st place in Class AA at the Georgia Contest of Champions with their performance, British Invasion. Director Wes York says, "The most striking thing for me is to watch upperclassmen leading our younger players to achieve at such a high level. It was not too long ago that those leaders were junior high 'rookies' themselves." Students in grades 5-12 have the opportunity to be part of the band program at GAC. Band members in grades 7-12 can earn a spot in the award-winning Marching Spartans.
We all want it. Financial security. We also want our kids to be financially independent when they leave the nest. As parents, we ask ourselves –
When I went off to college, I had no idea that people (big companies out there) wanted me to pay (on time) every month. You mean, I have to pay my bills first, and THEN buy food and clothes and have money to play with? Good grief.
Topics: Preparing Your Kids