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You Don't Need A Cape To Be A Hero: The Power of Character Education

Posted by Liz Maginnis on Feb 2, 2017 12:15:38 PM

In the era of Marvel superheroes it is very easy to think superpowers are a necessity to make a positive impact. Our students are faced with so many pressures in today’s society and are constantly being told by mainstream media how to dress and act, and what to believe. This constant cloud of negativity hinders their ability to tap into their own extraordinary talents. The solution to this dilemma is character education. Character education teaches students that they don’t need the speed of The Flash or the strength of The Hulk to be an influential and successful human being.  All they have to do is to tap into their own superpower, which is embracing the person they are and the person they want to become.

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Topics: schools, , character, Education

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

Finding a School that Fits...The School Tour!

Posted by Deb Goggins - Director of Admission and Financial Aid on Sep 30, 2015 1:22:07 PM
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Topics: schools, admissions, private school search

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