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Whether it is Are You Smarter Than a First Grader? or the sound of splashes emitting from our swimming pool, or perhaps it’s the scurry to complete exams, it is impossible to miss that the end of the 2017–18 school year is near. Along the way, we’ve experienced a hurricane, another state championship, lots of learning, a trip to Ireland, and a whole bevy of student activity that adds to the accumulation of the 16,000-hour proposition. Each school year unfolds much like the ebb and flow found in Ecclesiastes—a time and a season for many things. We have laughed, cried,...

Last week, we announced we reached 95% of our fundraising goal to renovate the Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center Renovation. However, as we conclude the last day of school, we are excited to share we are now 97% to completion! For those of you who frequent the campus, you saw librarians and facilities staff preparing both spaces for summer construction. But, we still need your help to be fiscally responsible and stay on track. We are nearly there, and it could be your contribution that completes our fundraising! Please show your support for this project by donating today. When you...

Our Fine Arts department made advancements this year, especially with the addition of Mrs. Lisa Wilson as the Director of Fine Arts. The middle school added a new worship class to prepare students to lead middle school chapels. At Christmas, the a cappella and women’s choirs performed at the Candlelight Processional at EPCOT in Orlando. In addition, our band, orchestra, and choir started a new tradition of a Lessons and Carols Christmas performance. And for some, Fine Arts kept their traditions going. The Lower School and Preschool enjoyed their traditional Christmas programs. The drama department produced yet another great show this...

The class of 2022 celebrated their promotion from eighth grade into high school on Thursday, May 24, in the sanctuary at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. The celebration began with pledges led by Student Council President, Andrew Brantmeyer and scripture reading by Student Council Vice-President, Tobias Lewis. Then, the eighth grade orchestra performed "Stone Mountain Stomp." Middle School Counselor, Mrs. Laura Bevill, then presented several prestigious awards along with her colleagues. Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the following awards: The Pinnacle Award: Sarah Larkin Lewis The Lion Awards: Erisa Papajorgji and Evan Dobias The Leadership Award Sarah Larkin Lewis The Spiritual Leadership...

The class of 2025 celebrated their promotion from fifth grade into middle school on Wednesday, May 23. Gathered in the Kennedy Fellowship Hall at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, the fifth-grade students primarily conducted their own program. It began with pledges led by Luna Guzman, Sean Harms, and Mia Kostelidis and an opening prayer by Student Council Prayer Warrior, Ciana Ruocco. Student Council Presidents, Liliana Alise, and Alison Natt welcomed the parents. Following, Alison Natt, Stefan Cammarata, Layla Boghossian, and Maddie Wallhoff shared their reflections. Then, teachers, Mrs. Hatch and Mrs. Wood gave special awards and class certificates. Parents and students enjoyed hearing...