By Evan Kurtz, Head of Middle School A recent article from the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), which followers of Charlotte Prep on Twitter (@CharlottePrep) may have already read, was titled, “Students in K-8 Model More Academically Confident Than Middle School Peers.” Those of you with more experience at Prep may simply nod your … Continue reading Confidence in Action
By Nicole Girvan, Head of Lower School In preparation for the Division Head's Coffee last week, I reflected on the question, "What brought you here?" It reminded me of the letter I wrote in January of 2016 describing how I got into education in the first place. I realize not everyone chooses a profession that … Continue reading “What Brought Me Here”
by Sharon Vanella, Head of Early School Recently, our Montessori Early School faculty had the privilege of hosting the monthly full-faculty meeting. In keeping with our One Prep theme, we shared our Montessori philosophy and classrooms with our peers from the other divisions. We started with an overview to share some basic history of Maria … Continue reading “A-ha” Moments in Early School
by Emily Tucker, STEM Specialist Charlotte Prep’s 5th Annual STEM Egg Drop Challenge was a huge success! This was our largest Egg Drop to date with nearly 80 entries, as well as many student volunteers, staff, and family members in attendance during the evening of September 27. Students tested their contraptions on the four challenge … Continue reading Creativity and Innovation On Display at STEM Egg Drop
The girls volleyball team are representing Charlotte Preparatory School well by truly demonstrating the Four Pillars, writes a Charlotte Prep parent.