How Middle and High School Students Can Prepare for the Upcoming Semester

By: Heather O’Neill The end of the school semester brings lots of “stuff.”  Stuff scribbled on notepads or random pieces of paper.  Stuff in backpacks.  Stuff in the car (usually wrappings from snacks and empty water bottles) Stuff littered around the house. I can understand and appreciate the need for a break for students, teachers … More How Middle and High School Students Can Prepare for the Upcoming Semester

Let There Be Light

By: Anne Marie Holloway I give the five-minute “school bus arrival” warning to my middle two children. They both grab their coats and back packs and run to wrap their arms around me one last time before they head to school. “Let there be Light! Let there beee Li-i-i-ght!”  My nine year old playfully sings … More Let There Be Light

Transitions

By: Sheila Gaudet Personally, I love September.  Even when the school calendar didn’t directly affect me, I still thought of September as the beginning of the year.  Now that I’m a parent, it marks milestones in a different way. My youngest son, Andrew, spends his summers with his father in Mississippi.  September marks the transition … More Transitions