Age Appropriate Fitness

Focusing your child’s physical fitness on fun activities will increase your child’s ability to move with confidence and competence. Exercise increases overall metabolism, builds a healthy heart and lungs, strong bones and muscles, and improves coordination, balance, posture and flexibility. INFANT Encourage

Civil Servant – Sharon Lucka

Collierville Schools Crossing Guard If you or your children have attended Collierville High, Middle, or Elementary schools in the last 24 years, chances are you’ve seen the friendly face of Crossing Guard Sharon Lucka. Starting promptly at 6:30AM Lucka begins her morning

College Prep

As we transition into the fall season, many teens have embarked on a new journey – college. In fact, 69.7% of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in college last fall. Choosing a college can be an arduous and daunting task for both parents and

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Education That Works

If you follow national trends in business and education (or regularly read Tour Collierville), you’re aware a chasm exists between the training students receive before leaving high school and the training needed to fill entry-level positions. This gap was created through a

Girl Power

Girls are leveling the STEM playing field at Collierville High School, one robot at a time. There has been an exciting growth spurt of female robotics interest over the last seven years since the first Robotics team was formed at CHS. There

Learning Through Play

The importance of Outdoor Experiences and Play-Based Opportunities for Early Learners With childhood obesity at an all-time high and children receiving labels long before being given a chance to develop, we have to ask ourselves as parents and educators, how did we

Lifelong Learning

Most everyone can agree that it is difficult to achieve a good quality of life without literacy and technological skills. Learning doesn’t only occur in school, therefore successful people need access to information for continual education. Learning opportunities must be present throughout

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Nurturing Children’s Creativity

Interested in fostering the skills and mindset that can unlock a child’s greatest potential? It might be worth focusing on creativity. Whether a child grows up to be an inventor, athlete, artist, or entrepreneur the ability to think creatively can be a

Raising Good Citizens

We all want what is best for our children. We want them to be healthy, well-educated and happy, and we want to encourage them to be upstanding, productive members of society. Here are five tips for teaching good citizenship to your children.

Rise Up with Higher Education

Research has shown that the pursuit of higher education and a subsequent degree leads to better job opportunities, higher salaries and better overall lifestyle choices. The University of Memphis has expanded into the community beyond its main campus and built what is

Sportsmanship – All Fun and Games

Very young children don’t have the abstract thinking ability or emotional development to understand competitive sports. They generally prefer motor activities and games with simple rules instead. As children get older, they become more interested in organized sports. At The Goddard School®,

STEM

Academically gifted students are competitively selected to participate in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), an educational program designed to prepare them for advancement in post-secondary institutions. Upon completion, each student will have a unique portfolio of experience and project work that

Summer Fun & Learning

Phew! Parents, we made it. Summer is here. Days where we can take a deep breath and not hit the gas pedal as hard to make it to the next after school activity. A time where our schedules can relax and our

The Benefits of a Musical Environment

You can make music with just about anything found in your household. Adding a musically inclined environment to your child’s life offers extensive benefits for their emotional, intellectual and social development. For young children, music helps identify teamwork. It shows that you