Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

Textbooks have historically been written to favor whoever won the war.  It’s not usually a fair assessment, and it is also damaging to students who never get to know the truth. When you were in school, did they teach you that Christopher Columbus had “discovered”...
The Boys and Girls Clubs of America wants YOU!

The Boys and Girls Clubs of America wants YOU!

Not everyone has a positive role model to look up to.  Not everyone has a guide to show you how to live or how to study.  That is where the Boys and Girls Clubs of America comes in.  They offer solutions for students who are at risk for dropping out.  They offer a...
Mean Girls

Mean Girls

You know the type.  They sit behind you and whisper about you.  They pass notes, point and you and laugh.  Maybe they intentionally trip you in the hall or start a rumor about how you’re promiscuous.  They are the “mean girls.” Even if you have been out of school for...
Back to School Basics

Back to School Basics

Okay, okay…I know you don’t want to hear it, but the new school year is just around the corner. Or, if you are a parent, maybe you can’t wait to get the kids out of your hands again.  It’s all about perception. There are some things you can do to make it a smooth...
Tough Love or Torture?

Tough Love or Torture?

Most parents send their children to school to get a good education and gain social skills.  Most of the time, that’s pretty much what happens.  However, there is a whole other system for students who “fall through the cracks.” One option for parents at their wits end...
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