The pass rate is a record high for Charlotte Country Day School and a result of the school's strong International Baccalaureate (IB) Program.
One of the reasons this era is so tricky to parent is that historically adolescence is a recent phenomenon. Anthropologically, we are only two generations in on what teenagers are all about.
Our student-athletes displayed the valuable lessons of teamwork, discipline, goal setting, and determination that we strive to instill in our mission-centered work.
How children quickly realize that "bad" stories they come home with are a foolproof way to get parents' undivided attention and present the facts in the most attention-grabbing way.
Knowing when and how to intervene in our child's social lives and when and what kind of adult intervention is needed is critical.
They're an essential part of a rich educational experience that provide an opportunity for our children to experience a diverse range of classes, discover their own passions and interests, and express themselves creatively.
As a school, we focus a lot of time and energy on intentionally building a strong and diverse community and curriculum to create a sense of belonging for all our kids and families.
Social media platforms weren't designed for children, and the skills required to fluently navigate these worlds are ones that most kids simply don't possess: self-restraint, savviness about marketing techniques, sophisticated social skills, an understanding of audience, media literacy skills, and time management skills.
Building key social emotional skills with our students
The art and the craft of creating and giving space to children to develop
Sally Sasz is our 29th Country Day senior to be offered this prestigious honor. She is the fourth Country Day recipient in five years.
Practical tips on how to raise our children to grow up with money sense and values about how to use, save, and give away money.
The fundamental skill set needed for professional success in life is self-efficacy--to see that "one's own actions lead to outcomes, not one's parents' actions on one's behalf."
Join the challenge and review a collection of resources related to increasing your knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Research shows how physical activity is closely tied to girls' self-esteem, and yet, we "often warn girls away from anything involving a hint of risk," the very thing that will build their confidence.
Our Middle School faculty share some of their favorite picks.
Four reasons coding should be part of the educational experience for students.
While you're contemplating those Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/3 Kings Day/New Year's/Birthday lists, consider these resources to spark your interest and get inspired.
Assistant Head of School Scott Waybright and Country Day students learned firsthand native Cubans' perspective on the complicated history between the U.S. and Cuba and were exposed to a different worldview.
Science is here to rescue us and tell us how to raise less entitled kids. These techniques will help your child gain empathy, and be a kinder, more understanding person.
When you step into the voting booth to cast your vote on Tuesday, take time to share the importance and significance with your little ones.
Study after study has shown that the messages we send students about math are what impact students' math performance. In other words, our own math anxiety (when we say "math is hard" or "I was never good at math") is the ONE THING that has a direct impact on our children's math skills.
Our children emulate the ways in which we engage with technology. It's not too late to model positive behavior.
Election years are a great opportunity to teach students how to be thoughtful, engaged, informed, and kind citizens.
It's Digital Citizenship Month and a good reminder that our children's social worlds have gotten even more connected and even more nuanced. It also means it's even MORE important for us to make the social-emotional curriculum an integral part of our children's schooling.
Helpful guidelines in moments of crisis and loss.
Coming together as a community to see the strength, resilience, compassion, empathy, and thoughtfulness of our children.
How to get your children to open up about their school day