5 reasons your child should attend art camp

sponsored article                                                                      Let’s face it-it’s Mardi Gras season and that means –yup- time to think about Summer Camp. We’re lucky, here in New Orl...

before you’re gone- estate planning know-how

before you’re gone If you have a family, you need a will—and more. Dance class, soccer practice, homework time for big kids, tummy time for babies, laundry, cleaning … and then more laundry. Is anyone’s “to-...

5 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed

You can help your "typical" or "average" student survive and thrive in school with this tips from Julie Boyd, the Upper School division head at the Academy of the Sacred Heart.Put away all unnecessary d...

How to Help Your Average Student Thrive

For every student who soars academically, seemingly stock-piling scholastic awards along the way, there is another student at the other end of the spectrum, one enrolled in remedial classes yet still teetering ...

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,...

Family-Focused Efforts for School Success

A mom of a three year old wants to help her child stop hitting at preschool. A dad of an eight year old wants his son to focus during math class. All parents of all upper school children want to help them do be...

2016 Heads of School

Picking the right school for your child is a hard decision. This special section presents select  schools' guiding voices, where you can hear from the school's top leader. Academy of the Sacred Heart...

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...