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Myths About Independent Schools

Posted by Deb Goggins on Dec 7, 2016 9:51:21 AM

As the Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Montgomery School, I spend much of my day educating families about the benefits, not only of a Montgomery School education, but of independent schools in general. The area in which we are located boasts some very strong public schools, and most families I meet with are just beginning to learn how independent schools differentiate themselves not only from from public schools, but from parochial, charter, and for-profit private schools as well.

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Topics: schools, learning, Independent Schools, Children, private schools

Teaching Children to Give Thanks

Posted by Stacey Kley on Nov 22, 2016 1:43:41 PM

Thanksgiving is a time when many of us gather together with our families and friends. If we are fortunate, it is a day that revolves around cooking and eating much food with our family and friends, and probably watching several football games - perhaps even playing in a game of family football after dinner. It is a special time in part because we gather together, but also because we pause to give thanks. Of course if makes more sense to show gratitude on a regular basis, throughout the year, rather than concentrating it all on Thanksgiving. 

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Topics: teaching, Thanksgiving, Gratitude, Children