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Family Literacy Night

Family Literacy Night

On February 27th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Grace Lutheran School will be Coastin' Into Literacy with a free family event. Literacy Night is filled with games and activities for preK-4th graders.  Bring a gently used book to swap.  Listen to a story by Principal Tanner, participate in games and crafts, and go home with a new book of your choice. Dinner is included! The event is free and open to the community, but you need to register to attend at https://tinyurl.com/glsreads

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Turn I Can’t into I Can

Turn I Can’t into I Can

As a parent, I bet there are certain phrases you hate to hear.  “Mom, I’m bored,” was the one that would push my mother over the edge.  As a teacher, there were two phrases I would not accept in my classroom.  “It’s too hard” and “I can’t do it.”  They are words of defeat and reflect a resistance to trying new things.  You may have heard your children use similar phrases signaling frustration or fear of failure and wondered how to change their mindset to one of determination and perseverance. Studies show that student mindsets can be changed! Step one is to...

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The Surprising Key to Student Achievement

The Surprising Key to Student Achievement

Train up a child in the way they should go; even when they are old they will not depart from it.  Proverbs 22:6 Let’s face it parenting is not an easy job.  Each child is a unique individual perfectly made by God with his or her own strengths and weaknesses. Therefore a one size fits all approach to parenting just doesn’t work. But don’t lose hope! Research shows there is one area parents can engage in that will have direct and positive results.  A study of 51 school-based parent involvement programs concluded that student achievement is directly linked to...

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