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Pathway to Success

Pathway to Success

Students at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy are taking advantage of a groundbreaking program to overcome their individual learning challenges and find success in high school, college, and beyond. The Arrowsmith program was created in the 1970s but was installed at ELCA in 2011. It serves students in grades 3-9 (eight students are in the program...

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Soaring to New Academic Heights

Soaring to New Academic Heights

A new program at Creekside Christian Academy is helping students to reach their full academic potential. The new Learning Solutions program began this school year with a focus on reading interventions through Creekside’s STARS (Support To Achieve Reading Success) program.             “Research tells us that 90% of students who struggle in reading at the end...

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From the Stadium to the National Stage

From the Stadium to the National Stage

Countless hours of preparation in the form of practice, rehearsals, and fundraising have led to an exciting opportunity for Ola High School’s Marching Band. On Saturday, April 13, 2024, the Ola High School Marching Band, made up of 90 students from the 9th through 12th grades, will be performing in The National Cherry Blossom Festival...

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Creating Leaders

Creating Leaders

Students from Strong Rock Christian School got the opportunity to attend Student Leadership University where these young minds experienced leadership training from exceptional leaders. “It teaches kids how to be leaders. They learned what it means to be a leader and think critically,” says Dr. Jay Sanders, Strong Rock teacher, chaperone, and parent to one...

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Pivotal Moments

Pivotal Moments

Pivotal moments are what one Henry County artist credits with shaping his life. Dr. Zerric Clinton, a local teacher and one of the resident artists at The Gallery at Hood Street in McDonough, takes a look back at some of the key influencers in his life and his art. “I’ve been creating art pretty much...

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Acorn Land Labs: Much More than a Garden

Acorn Land Labs: Much More than a Garden

Just a stone’s throw away from the heart of McDonough’s town square, nestled in a quaint neighborhood, lies a special place, Acorn Land Labs – a garden that embodies the essence of home, transcending the confines of mere four walls. A vision built by the team of Kemble Hildreth, Joe Hildreth, and Ben Morse.  Home...

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Musical High Note

Musical High Note

The day came when Molly Corso found out she’d made it. This Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy student got the news she had been waiting for. “My heart was beating out of my chest,” says Corso. She was selected for the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony.   But how did music become such a big part of...

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Ready to Read

Ready to Read

Learning to read is one of the core skills taught when a student first starts going to school. However, not every student learns the same way or at the same pace. At Community Christian School in Stockbridge, Alicia Petry, the school’s literacy specialist, has introduced students and teachers to the Orton-Gillingham method. She is the...

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Three Generations, One School

Three Generations, One School

For the McGinnis family, having several generations living on the same property in Henry County, with each generation having gone to the same school, is something special. “It’s neat three generations have gone there,” says TJ McGinnis, son of the patriarch of the family, Hal McGinnis. TJ followed in his dad’s footsteps by attending school...

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Making School History

Making School History

Strong Rock Christian School’s 2023 varsity baseball team has brought home a state championship. It was an incredible May night in the North Georgia mountains. Strong Rock had just lost the second game in a three-game series, leaving them 1-1 against Bethlehem Christian Academy. Both the Patriots coaches and players dug deep and committed to...

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