Pinecrest Blog

List of 5 news stories.

  • Nine Signs that your Child is being Bullied

    Christi Cawley, M.A., Lower School Counselor
    This is Part I in a two-part blog on Bullying

    A parent’s natural instinct is to protect his or her child from harm.  That’s why the issue of bullying is top of mind for most parents of school-aged children.  It’s first important to understand what bullying is so that the signs may be recognized and addressed.
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  • 3 Ways Your Child Benefits from Learning Greek and Latin Roots

    Laura Kelley, 5th Grade Teacher and 4th and 5th Grade Supervisor
    Did you know that learning Greek and Latin roots during the elementary years can enhance reading, as well as math and science, not to mention SAT and ACT scores?
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  • 5 Ways Your Child Benefits from Learning a Second Language

    Lucia Trevino, High School Foreign Language Chair at Pinecrest Academy

    Children who learn a second language benefit a lot more than you’d think. The earlier one begins learning another language, the greater the benefits. It is never too early to start learning a second language, even as early as PreK3!
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  • Is Your Middle School Child an Expert at Studying?

    Denise Madgey
    Studying is hard work. Ask any student, and he would probably agree! Whether one likes it or not, studying is not an easy task but one in which you can succeed if you put forth the effort.
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  • Teacher Spotlight on Carla Chwat

    Birthplace: Virginia

    Title/Responsibilities: High School English Department Chair
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