By Emily Tucker, STEM Specialist As a nod to the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which ended Sunday, Charlotte Prep added an Olympic twist to our annual STEM Winterfest event! Prep held its first-ever STEM Olympics on February 8, where over 50 Prep families participated. Watch a video of highlights, which included: The Olympic … Continue reading Prep Holds Its First-Ever STEM Olympics at Winterfest
Maybe this recent burst of warm weather has you dreaming of summer. Perhaps you long to give your kids a summer like you had—full of fun, new friends, and time to play. Now is the perfect time to consider spending the summer at Prep. Camp Prep - Rising 1st-Rising 7th We designed Camp Prep with our … Continue reading Summer’s Coming—Are You Ready?
By Nicole Girvan, Head of Lower School The lessons of childhood are nuanced and unavoidable—and can make us stronger adults. When I talk with friends and family about our childhood memories, mixed emotions hover over us. I loved my childhood and feel fortunate, but there were many challenging moments when I had doubts about the … Continue reading Sticks and Stones…
By Katherine Evatt, Lower School 3rd Grade Teacher NOTE: Each year the Parent Association uses the funds raised at the Blue & Gold Auction and other initiatives to support professional development for our teachers. With the PA support, Lower School teachers Janie Kendrick and Katherine Evatt attended the prestigious Summer Reading Institute at Columbia University … Continue reading Learning to be a Better Teacher
By Evan Kurtz, Head of Middle School After seeing Mr. Mensah’s tweet asking the question, “What Kind of Screen Time Parent Are You?” I was intrigued to find out. So I went to the NPR website and took the quiz. Nine questions, and at the end I was considered, “Screen Time Savvy.” While certainly, I … Continue reading What Kind of Screen Time Parent Are You?