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100% of our seniors are accepted to college, and 64% graduate from college in five years or less (well above the national average)!


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What I Learned About Raising Kids

My kids are grown now! My youngest is 25, but I still question, if I did the right things along the way.  They say hindsight is 20/20 vision, but not always.  My kids’ stories are still being written.  I think I avoided some landmines, at least I hope I have, but some well, I’m not so sure.    For starters, let’s talk about creating life habits for children.  One statement that my mother drilled into me was “undiscip ...

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