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A parent of one of my students received this surprise note from her daughter. This parent spends a morning each week helping in our classroom. In those hours she has many responsibilities, including prepping activities for the day, assisting or playing with children in various ways, reading with children and cleaning in the classroom.  Read More
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The day-to-day tasks of parenting can be challenging enough. But after the Oxford High School shooting of Nov. 30, 2021, that task has become more difficult. But for parents grappling to find the right way to handle it, they need to realize they are not alone.   Dr. Pam McCaskill addressed the concerns of all Read More
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I want to start by saying how nice it is to be back teaching at New Morning School. My family moved to Michigan in August but for those of you who don’t know, we have lived here before and I taught the kindergarten class at NMS for three years. Time certainly flies but I Read More
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My experience as a parent to three unique and wonderful children has blessed me with the greatest joys, and leveled me to my deepest sorrows. I can remember when each of them were younger, and I am flooded with sweet memories – of their first steps, and first words; of how carefully I attended Read More
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How does a pandemic affect children and the way parents deal with the daily trials with their children? Luckily, New Morning School is privileged to have a great, long-term relationship with Dr. Pam McCaskill, an expert in family therapy. Here is a recording from her Zoom appearance with our parents at a Community Meet Read More
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Consider the ideal alternative in New Morning School, which prepares middle school students for any high school (larger or small) Some parents — and students — reach middle school and find a bit of trepidation for various reasons. Maybe a student needs more attention. Or perhaps, some students aren’t challenged enough and need an Read More
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