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Growing Our Children Through Assessment

2022-01-03T12:17:48-05:00

I love trees. From wind-blown evergreens to white-barked birch; from towering date palms to sprawling old oaks; Each tree elicits memories of years gone by.  Some of my earliest memories with my father were planting pine trees. Together we (myself, my dad, and my 4 siblings) would walk the fields, picking up rocks, preparing the soil for the tiny seedlings. Dad would carefully mark off rows, allowing space for each future tree to thrive. Then he would move steadily down each row, creating a small hole with a trowel into which we would carefully place a little plant and water. We [...]

Growing Our Children Through Assessment2022-01-03T12:17:48-05:00

Caroling

2021-12-13T16:26:39-05:00

Denise McAnany is organizing a group to go caroling to homebound members in our community. CBA and Friendship families are invited to meet on Monday, December 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm. Contact Denise at admissions@charlestonbilingualacademy.org if you need more information.

Caroling2021-12-13T16:26:39-05:00

The Generosity Station

2021-08-13T13:37:48-04:00

Generosity. When you hear that word, what emotion is stirred in you? Joy? Skepticism? Weariness? Curiosity? Fear? Warm fuzzies? Anxiety?   I have met extraordinarily wealthy people who are depressed, and I have met impoverished people who are exceedingly grateful. I have met busy people who are generous with their time, and unencumbered people who are stingy with their time. Research is clear there is no correlation between wealth and happiness. I think of Gilberto who thanked me profusely for accepting his invitation to a spaghetti dinner in his humble apartment in Caracas, Venezuela. He was overwhelmingly grateful to give to [...]

The Generosity Station2021-08-13T13:37:48-04:00
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