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April 28, 2021

What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? What does it take to be a successful one? These questions, and so much more, were covered in the first of a series of learning programs presented…

April 27, 2021

By Megan O’Reilly Palevich, M.Ed., Head of School at Laurel Springs School Summer school: It’s a term that evokes a sense of dread among students and is most often associated with punishment or remediation—fall behind…

April 26, 2021

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! On April 28th, it’s National Superhero Day! Not only was this day created to celebrate everyone’s favorite caped crusaders, but it’s also a time to recognize that not all…

April 23, 2021

Happy World Book Day! Encouraging reading for pleasure can help children develop early literacy skills, and – unique to our time in history – combat learning loss brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 8 easy tips to make reading for pleasure a family affair:

April 22, 2021

By Alyssa Polakowski, M.Ed., College and Alumni Relations Manager at Laurel Springs School In 2021, the college admissions landscape has become a difficult one to navigate: with competition at an all-time high and longer waitlists…

April 21, 2021

Summer is a season full of possibilities. While it may not be full of classes, studying, or test prep, the long summer days are perfect for planning your future, exploring a new hobby, and even…

April 21, 2021

Ah, summer. A time to kick back, soak up the sun, and relax…with a good book. For those who think reading is a chore or bore, they’re not reading the right books. Kids may struggle…

April 20, 2021

Every day should be Earth Day—a day to celebrate the globe we call home and bring attention to what we can do to keep it healthy. While some are trying to preserve the planet for…

April 19, 2021

Last year, Manasi Simhan was rallying her fellow graduating class of 2020 in preparation for National College Decision Day. Typically, this benchmark is set for May 1st, but with all the uncertainty around the world…

April 12, 2021

From a young age, Marita Cheng learned about giving back to the community and getting used to rejection. Because of her hard-working single mother, Marita was involved with many volunteer fundraising efforts that led to…