1. Back to School Goals

    We all know what back to school means. It’s the rush of getting supply lists fulfilled from Target, it’s the painful readjustment to a somewhat normal sleep schedule, and it’s the thrill of a completely new grade and new chapter. In all the hubbub that goes on, having a moment for some self-reflection is super important to help your child feel all the more prepared. With all the emotions and…Read More

  2. Summer Activities: Science

    Welcome back to our blog series on summer activities! In our first two blogs we talked about math and literacy activities, and today, we’ll be covering science. Science is one of those school subjects that kids tend to say they love doing — especially when experiments are involved. But if you’re worried about your kitchen turning into a volatile laboratory where smoke comes spewing out, fear…Read More

  3. Summer Activities: Math

    Welcome back to our blog series on summer activities for your family to enjoy! Beating the summer slide is essential for your child to do well in the coming school year, and our middle school in Loveland is more than happy to provide you with some ideas of math activities that are fun, while also making a difference. Let’s face it, math gets a bad reputation. But math is truly everywhere, in nea…Read More

  4. Summer Activities: Literacy

    In the summer months, it can be very easy to slip out of routine. Every other month and every other season seems to be filled with scheduled activities and events. When summer comes around, it finally feels like we can breathe for a moment, and some of the regular chaos can begin to subside. However, we don’t want routine to totally slip from our grasps, because academic achievements can quickly…Read More

  5. Understanding STEM

    An educational buzzword that has grown in popularity over the past decade or so, STEM is still a word that has a fair amount of mystery attached to it. Many hear this word and think of it in certain ways or certain contexts, but in today’s blog, our charter school is going to break down its meaning, and sift through the fact and fiction. Read on to learn more about STEM — you very well might b…Read More

  6. Social Media in Middle School: Part II

    We are back with part 2 in our series on middle schoolers and social media. While parents of this generation didn’t have the option to be constantly connected, many middle schoolers today have their own smartphones, have social media they can check on all day, and have a very different social experience. Parents may feel they don’t know how to lay ground rules regarding social media because th…Read More

  7. Social Media and Middle School: Part 1

    Every generation has its struggles, those things that parents and kids never seem to agree on, and the experts weigh in on frequently. Middle schoolers of today have to contend with the constant prevalence of social media, and the constant tension that might exist with their parents and teachers. Social media has brought a whole new level of connectedness to our children, and they can always see w…Read More

  8. Get The Most Out of Your Next Parent Teacher Conference

    Fall is in the air, and that means parent teacher conferences are on the horizon. These meetings are a great time to check in with your child’s teacher (or teachers) and express any concerns, or ask any questions you may have. While teachers are open to communication all throughout the year, parent teacher conferences are a great time to have a face to face meeting and convey things that could b…Read More

  9. Back to School!

    Summer is winding down and school is right around the corner. For many families this is a busy time of year as vacations are taken, sports are starting, and the summer schedule is about to come to an end. Getting prepared for the start of a new school year can help you be more organized, less stressed, and give your kids a great beginning! Sleep Schedule Chances are, your kid’s summer routine lo…Read More

  10. The Importance of a Healthy Breakfast

    A nutritious diet is incredibly important, especially for school-aged children. Getting the right nutrients sets kids up for a great day of school, and can assist in learning. But getting those healthy meals in your kids can be a challenge, especially for busy moms and dads during the school year. If you are running out of ideas for healthy breakfasts, read on for some great tips! Feed your childr…Read More