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06 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Thank You, Teachers

Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach a person to fish and you have fed them for a lifetime.   Like most parables, this simple statement encapsulates a wisdom that keeps us moving forward as a people, a society, a community, and as individuals. The knowledge we possess about […]

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05 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The Ringling Brothers Blue Unit Visits Calvert!

Did you know that the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus have been using Calvert for over 35 years?  In fact Kim Siriporn, a Calvert employee for over 37 years, recalls the early visits when one of their very famous performers, Gunther Gebel-Williams, would visit Calvert along with his children.  Calvert’s Ringling Brothers Circus students […]

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04 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The Many Hats of a Homeschool Mom

Chauffeur  Counselor Chef Teacher Housekeeper Nurse Dietician Accountant Secretary Principal Events Planner We know that you do so many things to keep your homeschool running smoothly.  You wake up each day and run a full household and school (often for more than one child) while preparing meals, grocery shopping,cleaning, lesson planning, reading with your children, […]

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23 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Calvert High School Educators Accepted to Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

Congratulations to Calvert Education’s Executive Director, Marilyn Myers, PhD., and Calvert High School teachers Julie Radachy, Kai Thompson, Shae Ferst, and Tom O’Bryan for being accepted into the Verizon Mobile Learning Academy. The Verizon Mobile Learning Academy program, in conjunction with The International Society for Technology in Education, is a rigorous 10-week course designed to […]

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02 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Exasperation is NOT the Best Instructor

Have you ever been trying to reach a goal with a child and finally, in exasperation, set a deadline that came back to bite you?  One of our favorite family stories centered around the art of teaching writing and setting a deadline for task completion. Any parent worth their salt has said to their kid […]

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