Raising a Responsible Child

Every parent wants to raise responsible children, and children want to see themselves as responsible as well, being able to accomplish things that need to be done. They want to feel as if they are helpful and can contribute to the world. As a parent of children enrolled in private schools in Greenville NC, here […]

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Tips for a Struggling Student

Starting a new school year often feels like a fresh start for students. The year begins with clear, optimistic minds that are ready to dive in and start learning. However, as the weeks go by, those mindsets can begin to slip. If you are a parent of a child who tends to struggle during the […]

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Social Intelligence in Elementary School

Private schools in Greenville NC are full of many new things, such as making new friends. While some children may immediately fit into a new group of friends, others may have to work a little harder to find other kids with similar interests. With new friends also comes new challenges; disagreements, jealousy, etc. Here are […]

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Tips for Homework Success

Homework may not be your kid’s favorite thing to do, but it is important to know that nagging and micromanaging often does not help the situation. It can result in your child feeling frustrated, so think of yourself as their cheerleader when it comes time to sit down and get work done. They will feel […]

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Staying Healthy During the School Year

School is considered a safe place for children to learn and grow, but it can also be a place where they pick up germs. While spending a majority of the day in classrooms with other children, germs can easily be transferred from one person to another. Make sure to teach your kids healthy habits to […]

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The Benefits of STEAM Curriculum

STEAM curriculum stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Walton Academy was one of the first elementary schools in Eastern, NC to implement STEAM lessons into our curriculum. These may seem like ordinary school subjects, but together these lessons promote higher-order thinking skills through hands-on learning. Promoting Innovation The content in our STEAM lessons […]

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Staying Healthy During COVID-19

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused concern throughout the world, closing schools, stores, and more public places to encourage people to protect themselves from the illness. Although the virus is new, researchers and doctors are learning more each day to determine how it spreads and who is most at risk. Risk & Symptoms […]

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Cultivate a Love of Learning

When children are in their youngest stages of life, their curiosity is at an all-time high. Babies and toddlers love to explore, play, and learn, but that love of learning sometimes gets lost. Some children end up disliking school, therefore their love of learning fades away with it. However, it can be cultivated. Here’s how: […]

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Empowering Your Children

Witnessing your child struggle can be painful, and oftentimes your parental instincts make you want to jump in and save the day. However, helping our children in this way can end up hurting them in the end. Allowing them to get through struggles on their own will help empower them and inspire resilience. Here’s how […]

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Life Skills to Teach Your Child by Age 10

Today’s world is so dependent on technology, it can be easy for kids to miss out on practical life skills like handwriting a letter or reading a map. A study by AVG Technologies found that 58% of 3- to 5-year-olds in the U.S. could navigate a smartphone, but only one out of six, or 15%, […]

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