School is officially in full swing! Pep rallies, sporting events, and rehearsals are filling the campus with all sorts of excitement and the Faith Family is back in action. Academics are also amping up as we settle into the year, which means the arrival of tests, quizzes, papers, and homework. As an academically rigorous institution that believes in the importance of a well rounded and involved student, Faith Lutheran provides several ways for students to access academic support-all included in your tuition and fees.
Topics: homework, advice, high school, middle school, independence, stress, education, independent children, teacher
As a society, we’ve become more comfortable with the conversations surrounding mental illness, health, and performance. I won’t say that the stigma has been eliminated, but there has certainly been progress...
Topics: anxiety, identity, parent, counseling, digital teenagers, stress, performance, sports, self-efficacy, independent children, mental health, mental illness
Mr. Cheney has developed a program he calls “The CRUSADER Mindset”. The components of this mindset work together to create mental stamina and the ability to appropriately respond to both stress and obstacles.
Topics: advice, high school, counseling, stress, performance, resilience, self-efficacy, independent children, COVID19
Topics: advice, culture, teen, parent, social media, parenting, digital teenagers, online safety, education, independent children
“Why are we building a Greenhouse?” A skeptical 8th grader asks. The purpose of this greenhouse is bigger than the plants, but rather than getting knee deep in a philosophical discussion about best educational practices with a thirteen year old, I instead reply, “It will have fish...” Based on their reaction, the student is satisfied.
Topics: high school, middle school, Christian school, extracurricular activities, education, resilience, independent children, co-curricular, collaboration, outdooreducation, greenhouse, researchgreenhouse
Esther the Comfort Queen has interviewed with Dr. Buuck and signed her official contract! We are excited to share a little more about the research behind this decision and what her training will entail.
Topics: high school, middle school, anxiety, counseling, teens, trauma, shooting, stress, resilience, millenials, snowflake children, independent children, comfort dog, Esther
Adulting. Failure to launch. Safe spaces. Microaggressions. Snowflakes.
A host of new terms has entered the vernacular to describe the actions, attitudes, and responses of Millennials and adolescents today. Why are we seeing such a phenomenon? More importantly, how can we raise strong, resilient, and independent adolescents who grow into well-adjusted adults?
Topics: advice, high school, middle school, athletics, resilience, millenials, snowflake children, self-efficacy, independent children