The Country School

Singing in Spanish

She tried to absorb as much of the musical language of her country as she could. “I wanted to learn so that I could teach it and share it with the kids.” more »

Jul 9, 2014 8:50 PM -the-studio-

Time for Recess

"A kindergartener's attention span can be pretty erratic. Combine that with high levels of energy and you have fidgety kids that aren't getting the most out of lesson plans, simply because they haven't exercised enough." more »

Jun 25, 2014 9:53 PM -playground- 1 Comments

Hitting the Green in Scotland

But soon enough, golf became the reward for chores and schoolwork. In her first regional and national competitions, Carter placed last. At the Texas Open, she was two strokes ahead of her nearest competitor. more »

May 19, 2014 10:32 PM -lifestyle-

Midshore Summer Camps & Activity Guide

School will soon be out for the summer, but fun and learning aren't only for the classroom. Whether it's making mud pies, performing for a crowd, or exploring a lighthouse, the summer camps and drop-in programs in our area provide something for all. more »

Apr 9, 2014 8:43 PM -playground-

Ringing in the Lunar New Year on the Midshore

“Events like this bring a deeper cultural understanding and greater awareness of diversity so that there is more connection and less division. It plants seeds of hope, possibility, and connection,” Samantha says. more »

Jan 14, 2014 8:34 PM -downtown-

Redshirt or Green Light?

Occasionally, there are students that are either not ready or more-than-ready to pack a backpack and take part in a regular school day. more »

Mar 26, 2013 7:23 PM -playground- 1 Comments

Fans of the Environment

Over the past month, Midshore Riverkeeper Conservacy has been reaching out to students in an effort to teach them, first-hand, how to better manage waste so they might contribute to a cleaner environment over time. more »

Nov 12, 2012 6:46 PM -playground-

Summers' Storm

"My heart told me that this was one of those events in life that remind you that you are not the one in the driver’s seat. I had to have faith and believe in the power of prayer." more »

Mar 14, 2012 12:34 AM -playground- 7 Comments

Public, Private, Homeschool—Oh My!

It may seem like you just settled on the best diaper for nighttime leaks, and now you’re debating over the most nurturing environment for your little sponge to soak up academic and social nuances for 30-40 hours a week. more »

Feb 14, 2012 9:31 PM -playground- 3 Comments

The Dilemma of Dessert

Doris asks some tough questions—about cupcakes. more »

Feb 8, 2012 10:22 PM THE RETIRED LIFE 5 Comments

Exposing Your Backside

Those against the cameras argue that once the town begins to receive this additional revenue stream, there is only incentive for them to acquire more units and deploy them in as many locations as legally possible. more »

Feb 7, 2012 1:29 PM -hot seat-