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10 Brain Foods that will Help your Child Thrive in School

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Wed, Jun 10, 2020

All parents know it is important to feed their children breakfast and lunch so they can do their very best at school. Growling stomachs can interrupt learning! But it is important to note that it's not just important to feed children, but to be intentional about choosing foods that will help them learn, focus, and concentrate. Foods full of sugar and unhealthy fats can cause children to swing between hyper and sluggish.

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Topics: parenting tips, nutrition, healthy eating

4 Tips to Help your Child Maintain a Love of Learning

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Sat, May 16, 2020
For a parent, there is no greater pleasure than watching your child learn new things. While a school's purpose is to ensure children receive the education they need to be successful in life, parents play a role in preparing children outside the classroom as well. The best teachers inspire students to nurture their curiosity by creating an environment where learning is fun. Parents can do the same at home to instill a love of learning in their child that will last a lifetime. 
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Topics: parenting, parenting tips, love of learning

How to Evaluate Potential Schools for your Child

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Thu, May 14, 2020

Even before you send your child to college, you have another important decision to make. Where should they go to high school (or even middle school)? The high school your child attends will affect the quality of their education and their college options. While there are a lot of points to consider, here are the top 8.
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Topics: school choice, evaluating schools

Why Co-curriculars are Important to Your Child's Success

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Thu, Apr 23, 2020

Co-curricular activities give students the opportunity to explore their interests, nurture their talents, and grow their strengths further than time allows in a traditional classroom setting. 

Co-curricular experiences are essential for college acceptance and success. College admissions teams look closely at a student’s academic achievements. However, co-curricular experiences offer a means by which to differentiate one high-performing student from the next.

Through co-curricular activities, students foster a sense of self, gain problem-solving skills, and learn to develop and nurture relationships. All of these skills are essential to success in a college environment and life.

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Topics: college acceptance, co-curriculars, college success

Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Mon, Apr 20, 2020

Earth Day is April 22. No matter how young or old your child or children, Earth Day activities are a good way to focus on the natural world around us. There are many fun ways to do this. Choose or adapt some of the activities below to fit your family. Here are just a few ideas to consider.

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Topics: Earth Day, Earth Day activities, family activities