The End is Near But Not Yet Here: How to Finish the School Year Strong

Springtime is like no other time of year.  The warm weather and seemingly longer days beckon us outdoors  and the temptation to slack off on school work may be overwhelming with the end of the school year finally in sight.  If you detect a bit of this particular strain of spring fever in your student  keep in mind that, for …

Winter Break in Jacksonville

With exams nearly finished and winter break just around the corner it’s time to get out and have some family fun.  Here are  some family friendly ideas to fill the school free days ahead from Jax4kids.   The best part about the Jax4kids site?  It’s organized by date so there’s no need to sort through pages of suggestions only to …

Supporting Your Child Living With ADHD

A recent article from the NAMI Website, Parenting Children Living with ADHD: Tips for Parents, offers ways to deal with some of the challenges kids with ADHD have from experiencing difficulty with peer relationships to not listening or following through with instructions. A summary of the article’s recommendations for supporting children living with ADHD follows. Maintain a positive attitude. Focus …

How Teachers Spend Their Summer Vacation

The end of the 2014-2015 school year is here. While students are off enjoying their summer long vacation teachers also get a vacation but it’s probably more accurately characterized as a working vacation. One important thing that teachers do over the summer is to reflect on the past school year. Teachers think about what worked what didn’t work and what …

Chores Can Teach Common Virtues to Children

We all know that assigning chores to children is a smart and effective way to instill virtuous behavior. Virtues such as consideration, sacrifice,  and humility come to mind. In fact, there numerous virtues to be learned by being responsible for chores. For example, children learn that they are part of something bigger than themselves, that they have important contributions to …

Thank You to Everyone Who Supported the Greenwood School Book Fair!

Thanks to all the students, faculty and staff as well as family and friends who came out and supported the Book Fair. We had a great week and sales enabled us to earn almost $900.00 in funds to purchase new books for the library collection. We appreciate all the support for this important fundraiser. Remember that the Greenwood School Online …

Thank You to Everyone Who Supported the Greenwood School Book Fair!

Thanks to all the students, faculty and staff as well as family and friends who came out and supported the Book Fair. We had a great week and sales enabled us to earn almost $900.00 in funds to purchase new books for the library collection. We appreciate all the support for this important fundraiser. Remember that the Greenwood School Online …