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Spotlight: YAYA

The owners of a new café in the Treme neighborhood recently commissioned a local artist to paint a mural inside the building. Quinton Gilmore, an artist-mentor with Young Aspirations Young Artists, Inc., brough...

Spotlight: Big Class

Writing program helps kids become published authors Doug Keller wants the children of New Orleans to be heard. Through dialogue and the written word, students ages 6 to 18 get that chance through Big Class, th...

2017 Heads of School

Picking the right school for your child is hard. We let the leaders do the talking to help you make the best choice.      Academy of the Sacred Heart Sr. Melanie A. Guste, RSCJ, Headmistress   “The...

The Waldorf way of learning in New Orleans

When Emil Molt, owner of the Waldorf Astoria cigarette factory in Stuttgart, Germany, approached philosopher and scientist Rudolf Steiner about creating a school in 1919 for the children of his factory workers,...

Parents’ Sensitive Questions for Teachers

Sometimes you have burning questions you’re not comfortable asking your child’s teacher or principal directly. So we’ve done it for you; in this issue, we’ve asked representatives from Louise S. McGehee School ...

Meditation and Mindfulness Empower Students

Chelsea Hylton is the founder of Project Peaceful Warriors, a program that works with students and educators in some area charter schools, teaching them yoga and meditation. These children were exposed to a hig...
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Avoiding The Summer Slide

Educators and researchers are getting a little concerned about what happens to all of the momentum and learning from the school year that seems to go on hiatus over the summer. The National Summer Learning Ass...

Tips For Organized School Year

  8 Tips to Keep Things Going Smoothly This School Year As the school year begins, it’s often hard to shift from the easy, unstructured flow of summer vacation to the more tightly choreographed dance of ...

Study Tools And Your Child’s Needs

 Here are some  study skills tips, provided by Sylvan Learning of Harvey, that parents and their children should put into action now to start the school year off right:Make Use of Study Tools.A...

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School

Who we areSt. Andrew’s Episcopal School is the oldest Episcopal school in New Orleans with over 56 years of experience in educating the mind, body and spirit of young children. Offering an ...