List of 4 news stories.

  • Lessons from a College Quarterback

    Many who follow college football know the story behind Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts. As a freshman in 2016, he lead the football team to a Southeastern Conference Championship and a season record of 14 - 1 and that one loss was in the national championship game against Clemson.
     
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  • Your Kids are Probably Playing Fortniteā€¦Is That Good or Bad?

     

    Over the last two school years, there hasn’t been anything bigger than the explosion of popularity in the game Fortnite. I am half tempted to explain the game to you, but I imagine that you already have an idea of the game especially if you have kids in either elementary or middle school. Just in case, for those of you that are not familiar with Fortnite, it is a video game that people play on their phones, computers or game consoles and the premise is that people collect supplies in order to be the last person remaining alive on a fictitious island as a narrowing storm forces players to converge. Students have the ability to be on teams of 5, called squads, play as a duo or play solo. Additionally, if they are teaming up, they have the ability to talk and hear one another through microphones and speakers.
     
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  • Middle School Learner

    A lot of people ask me, as a Division Head, what my thoughts are regarding “the middle school learner.” The answer is never really easy because each student has varying needs. What I have found to be true is that the solution on how we address student’s needs is going to be different but the goal for each student is the same:
     
    We work to create independent learners who take ownership of their learning, focus on the process of learning, are willing to take risks, and view failure as an opportunity for success.
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  • A Disruption to Life (in the Middle)

    For days we waited in anticipation to see where Hurricane Irma would go. We cancelled school and then we saw the westward shift. At the time, we knew it would be at least two days but with the forecast predicting a major storm (as wide as Florida is long), it was not far fetched to think we would miss out on more.
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