I will not pretend this is an easy time in our nation’s history for anyone. The murder of George Floyd is disgusting & heart-wrenching and yet, a stark sign of the times we’re living through. He is the most recent victim in a much-too-long string of senseless murders. The stories and experiences of Black people need to be shared to be understood. (Continue)
During the month of June, we will be collecting donations to fill our Eagle's Nest Supply Closet so that all CCGC children in our summer school and programs have their own supplies. #ProjectGlueStick2020
Nearly 700,000 children are victims of sexual abuse in the U.S. every year, and because of current nationwide lockdowns, vulnerable children are limited from getting the help they might otherwise receive, particularly from mandated reporters in schools and extracurricular programs. Mental Health Month presents an opportunity to raise awareness and show child abuse victims that they are supported, especially when they are isolated and alone during quarantine.
This is an unsettling time for all of us. With so many life changes and future unknowns, we work to manage and cope with numerous emotions. As teachers continue to support learning needs, and keep students academically engaged, it’s so important for parents and children to...
I know these scenes - the joy and the frustration - because I was homeschooled, too. However, there was one very simple difference: we made that choice, over the course of about 4 months, and we had all that time as a family to prepare to tackle the challenge. For so many of you, this was not a choice at all, but instead put upon you as an instant necessity when the schools closed and everything shut down all at once. I don’t know you, but I know there’s a solid chance that you’re asking yourself; “How do I do this?”
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