While many virtues relate to the idea of charity, the one that stands out the most to me is service. Mahatma Gandhi quoted as saying, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” When we think about serving others, we are considering giving to those in need. This… Read More


Each month we will discuss one gift of character with all of our students. This month the word is Charity. This life skill will be defined in the following ways for our students. Young students: Charity  means: I give to those in need! Older students: Charity means: Volunteering to give treasures, talents,or time to those… Read More


What achievements have meant the most to you? The achievements that mean the most to us many times come after we have worked hard, overcome challenges, even failures to reach our goal. To have that kind of determination requires that we have a “growth mindset” as researched and written about by Carol Dweck of Stanford… Read More