Love is in the air, especially at school.
Feb 09, 2014 10:00AM ● By Katie Anderson
This is the month that people rush to buy flowers and chocolates in order to celebrate the love they have found with that “special someone.”...Read More »
What Should I Get Out of a Parent-Teacher Conference?
Jan 27, 2014 12:47PM ● By Chris Wolfgang
Spring semester parent-teacher conferences are coming up soon, but parents wanting to maximize their return on these quick meetings with the...Read More »
Alternatives to Grade-level Retention
Jan 19, 2014 04:30PM ● By Katie Anderson
Retaining (or flunking) students who have not mastered the skills and content of a specific grade level in school is not a recommended pract...Read More »
Dec 07, 2013 08:45AM ● By Katie Anderson
Social media has become a constant in our daily lives over the past few years. For my generation, Facebook started the trend. Everyone had a...Read More »
“I Just Want Someone to Love Me”
Nov 01, 2013 02:30PM ● By Bev Carlson
I’ve worked at Lutheran Family Services for well over three years now, and I can pinpoint my toughest day at work.It was the day I was inter...Read More »
Grades, and Then Some...
Sep 24, 2013 10:41AM ● By Bev Carlson
It took me a really long time to get organized. Not this morning or this week—I mean since high school.I was one of those irritating kids wh...Read More »
What are the 40 Developmental Assets?
Sep 24, 2013 08:57AM ● By Bailey Hemphill
In the past, a school’s sole purpose was to educate students in reading, writing, math, and other areas. Today, the focus of schools is on t...Read More »
Aug 27, 2013 09:16AM ● By Bailey Hemphill
Imagine you’re a child. You spend eight hours at school every weekday, and you return home to an empty house every night. Sometimes, your on...Read More »
Food Allergies Abundant in a Purell Society
Aug 16, 2013 07:48PM ● By Katie Anderson
Food allergies are on the rise, and there are many theories as to why.“We are too clean,” says Carlos Prendes, M.D., family medicine physici...Read More »
Starting a New School
Aug 16, 2013 07:10PM ● By Katie Anderson
Starting a new school can be both exciting and scary. From kindergarten to high school, we all want to feel accepted and fit in with our pee...Read More »
Fashion: Field Trip
Aug 16, 2013 06:59PM ● By Katie Anderson
Gigi and Sofia Shoemaker, Linnea and Dylan Vaughn, Ty Sitzmann, and Mia Spinello of Omaha model their favorite back-to-school fashions as th...Read More »