How to Prepare Your Child for a Dangerous World

by Rachel Hutson on Oct 18, 2017 7:30:00 AM

In first grade, I watched a video about fire safety. I vividly remember the entire movie: a kid is having a friend over to spend the night. They are playing with slot cars, and after they go to bed, ...

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Parents on the Playground: Why Don't We Discipline our Kids?

by Rachel Hutson on Oct 11, 2017 6:01:00 AM

It has happened to me more than once. My girls are playing on the playground and another child is mean to them. Either they won't let my kids in the playhouse or they ignore my kids or they push my ...

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The Case for Cursive: Making Penmanship Great Again

by Rachel Hutson on Oct 4, 2017 6:05:00 AM

I feel really badly for the person at our church who collects the sign-in booklets from each pew after the service. My five year old insists on being the one to sign it each Sunday: "Lila, Olive, ...

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The Reformation of Reading

by John Hutson on Sep 27, 2017 6:33:17 AM


A collection of the works of Martin Luther

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Unconventional Sports for the Unconventional Athlete

by Rachel Hutson on Sep 20, 2017 6:01:00 AM

While walking to the dining hall in college, a car full of rowers drove by me, noticed I was short and asked if I would like to be a coxswain (the smaller person who sits in the boat and yells at ...

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Friends: Why Parents Need Them

by Rachel Hutson on Sep 13, 2017 6:00:00 AM


When the first day at a new school comes around, the entirety of the focus is on the student. Be sure to have the right backpack and lunch box, know where your classroom is, and most ...

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7 Reasons Your Student Should Play Sports

by Rachel Hutson on Sep 6, 2017 12:08:05 PM

A caveat to start: I grew up doing musicals. I probably played soccer and softball a handful of times. I was on the rowing team in college as a coxswain because I was short and loud. I am no sports ...

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Healthy Snacks for the Athlete on the Go

by Bethany Peterson on Aug 30, 2017 8:15:00 AM

The excitement of a new school year is here, but with the new school year comes a new sports season for our students and a new busy season for parents: feed the kids, drive them, drop them off, pick ...

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New York State of Mind: Whitefield Tenth Graders Head to the Big Apple

by Sandee Finley on Aug 23, 2017 7:00:00 AM

At Whitefield Academy, experiences outside the classroom are vital to classical education. Upper school students alternate cultural trips with mission trips each year to see and serve the world ...

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Library Finds: Tales from the Brothers Grimm

by John Hutson on Aug 16, 2017 11:18:00 AM

This is the first in an ongoing series of great finds at the library.

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