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Weekend Reading: December 2, 2016

At Presbyterian Day School, as we endeavor to be the best we possibly can, we are constantly reading and learning about education, private schools, and educational trends in Memphis, the United States, and abroad. Here are a few recent articles we stumbled upon which are well worth a read.


How Do You Build a Boy?

The Power of Reading Aloud

Now that my children are teenagers, I don’t get the opportunity to read aloud to them on a daily basis. Recently, I was going through some books at home and came across several of our favorite stories from their elementary school days. Just holding the books brought back great memories of reading before bedtime. The first chapter book I read to my daughter was E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web. I read each page with excitement, and we both cried at the end. As soon as the tale was over, my daughter begged me to read it again.


Parenting with College in Mind [PODCAST] - 010

In this episode of the podcast, we discuss thinking with college in mind and asking the question “who is the ultimate authority"

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December Virtue Challenge Calendar

Parents, please use this Virtue Challenge calendar to be intentional with your son and challenge him in December.

December Calendar



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VIRTUE OF THE MONTH
The True Friend

Stands Up, Stands By

● Displays compassion and kindness
● Encourages his classmates
● Shares what he has
● Honors his promises
● Looks at the heart of others
● Serves and helps those around him
● Tells the truth
● Shares his emotions
● Loves all of his neighbors
● Stands by and stands up for his classmates

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