Grade Three Students Apply Math Lessons to Real World Situations

By Mrs. Danielle Kardisco As a student, math was my least favorite subject.  It was abstract, difficult, and somewhat meaningless to me.  I didn’t understand why I needed to know how to find the area of an irregular shape or understand how to compare fractions.  I found myself feeling more frustrated than anything. Fast forward…

Collaborative Efforts to Ensure School Safety

By Christine Heine, Head of School Wednesday’s horrific mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida impacts us all.  The ongoing violence is so deeply painful to read about and immeasurably worse for the communities and families it touches so personally. We grieve for the victims and their families and remain committed…

Greyhounds get into “Physics Fights” in Lynchburg

by Kevin Wells Sitting in a meeting room with the other team advisors at the Holiday Inn in Lynchburg, Virginia, Greg Jacobs told us that this tournament was like no other science competition. He was the president of the USAYPT: United States Association for Young Physicists Tournaments. I met Greg back in 2012 when I…

How Technology is Used to Enhance Instruction in My Classroom

By Mr. Thaddeus Abbott Technology-- it can be fun, it can be frustrating, and most importantly, it can be useful. Being technologically literate is vital to our students’ futures as we help them develop the 21st century skills they will need to be successful. This doesn’t just mean keeping up with the latest gadget, but…