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2020

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  • November

    Stressed?

    Stephanie VanVleck M.Ed.
    In today’s ever changing world, it seems as though we live in a constant state of stress. Every time we turn around, we are adding another thing to our plate. Watching the news, completing homework, keeping everyone healthy, getting the kids ready for school or practice, getting to work on time, preparing for the holidays - the list is never ending.
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  • A Newfound Appreciation for School

    Doug Pesce M.Ed.
    I distinctly remember that feeling. It is a unique and distinct energy that can only come from a mass of students when an unexpected, unplanned break from school arises. Just as an impending snow or other weather day off of school excites students like nothing else can, the transition to remote learning had that same feel. 
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  • Calvary’s Class Retreats….Something to Look Forward To!

    Sherry Griffin
    As our Upper School students started back to school in this uncommon time with the COVID pandemic, one of the big questions from our students was, were we still going to be able to have their class retreats. 
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  • Blessed!

    Phillip Lee M.Ed.
    During this time of uncertainty in our world, the one thing that we can all agree upon here at Calvary is that we have been and still are extremely blessed!  From the typical day to day routine to the addition of 270+ new students, it is amazing to see some sense of normalcy being restored in our school system today.
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  • 5 Tips for Finishing the First Semester Strong

    Cory Martin Ed.S.
    Whether you are in 6th grade, 8th grade, or even in Upper School, finishing the first semester strong can often be a difficult task. For some of our new students, and all of our 6th grade students, this is the first time they have taken exams.
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  • Top 10 Reasons To Choose A Christian Independent School

    Dr. Hunter Chadwick
    Private schools are a sacrifice for parents. The partnership between the school and parents provides an experience unlike any other. As a private Christian school, Calvary Day School can offer components within education that sets us apart as the number one choice in education.
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  • August

    Calvary Day Tabs Burnam Smith to Establish Lacrosse for the Cavaliers!

    Chad Griffin
    In 2012, as a High School Sophomore Burnam Smith helped establish one of the first Lacrosse programs in the greater Savannah Area at Savannah Christian Preparatory School. Burnam would lead SCPS for the next three years as their starting Goalkeeper and Team Captain.
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  • July

    What Calvary Means to Me

    JC Upton Class of 2020
    My Calvary story began in the spring of my 7th grade year when I shadowed Justin Roberts for a day. On that day I not only decided that this was the place I wanted to go but also got a
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  • What Calvary Means to Me

    Hayden Clark Class of 2020
    Nestled between the black iron fences on the corner of Waters and 63rd sits one of the most monumental places in my life. Some may think spending fourteen years in the same school
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  • June

    Legacy - Dr. James Taylor

    Gordon Hunter
    "I would not be at Calvary Day School had James Taylor not sold me on the mission of impacting kids for eternity." - Gordon Hunter, Director of Advancement and Alumni Services
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  • April

    Building Togetherness

    Mikki Thomas
    Recently, I saw the hashtag #alonetogether. I feel like, for some of us, this time of alone-togetherness brings a sense of loss, confusion, and perhaps loneliness. Those whose personalities lean more toward being an extrovert may feel the burden of this alone-togetherness more than others.
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  • Helping a Struggling Reader

    Lori Hearn
    Many children struggle to read. For some, it is developmental, and they may simply grow out of it. One day the light bulb for reading comes on, and they can do it. For others who have a disability, reading can be a lifelong struggle. There are tools that can be put in place for struggling readers.
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  • My Story - Stacey Mell

    Stacey Mell, EdS
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  • We each have our own Cross to Bear

    Stacey Mell, EdS
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  • March

    The Day the Sports Stopped

    Coach Chad Griffin
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  • January

    My Story - Phillip Lee

    "I knew that Calvary was different than other schools because of the relationships and bonds that were made between the students, teachers, and parents. These relationships that I made almost thirty years ago are still going strong." - Phillip Lee
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  • PSAT Scores are now available online

    Stacey Mell
    This year, the College Board released scores to students in December. If your student(s) provided an email address on the PSAT answer sheet, they received an email notifying them to check their College Board account, where they are able to view their scores. PSAT scores will be passed out to the 9th, 10th, and 11th graders the week of January 21st.
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