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Happy Holidays 2016

Assets has been in the holiday and winter spirit lately!  Thanks to Student Senate, we had a week full of wintery themed dress-up days. Over the past couple days, we’ve had one of our middle school PBL groups (Style Aisle) organize a winter fashion show for students and faculty. Ms. King’s homeroom conducted a Candygram sale to raise money for the middle school dance. They sold over 800 Candygrams! That’s a lot of aloha. Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2016

For the past two years, our Student Senate has organized a school activity for Thanksgiving that is focused on appreciation or gratitude. This year, we have an Appreciation Tree display where students and faculty could write on leaves or apples what they are thankful for. Continue reading

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How Much Screen Time is Too Much?

I’m not that old. I grew up in what I thought were the not-so-distant 1980s and 90s. But as I was reading the new recommendations for children’s media use that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released two weeks ago, I couldn’t help but reflect on how different my childhood was from our current students’.  When I think about what children and parents have to manage now regarding media, my childhood memories practically look like they should be played in black & white while set to an old-timey music soundtrack. Continue reading