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Why are so many college students returning home?

Kids are applying to college, getting in, and beginning freshman year — and then dropping out in record numbers. Here are the top reasons why. by: Connie Matthiessen | March 21, 2017 Miguel Flores was excited when he got into San Francisco State University. But after his freshman year, Flores decided not to go back. ...

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2017 McDonough Mardi Gras

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Student Christmas Cards

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Upper Class Blanket Drive 2016

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Upper Campus Trip to DC

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New Classroom Policy

Please respect our classroom environments by not disturbing or entering during school hours. During car-line, please show the staff your pick-up card, and the after-school staff will escort your child in and out of the classroom. If you are dropping off or picking up your student, outside of the normal class time, please be sure to ...

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2016 End of Year Carnival

Our school year has come to an end, and what a wonderful year it was! The Ponders family hosted the most amazing end of year carnival for the students at ABC – they provided tons of sweets, cotton candy, candy apples, hot dogs, chicken wings, train rides, games, bumper cars, face painting and MORE. It ...

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The Benefit of Animals

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ABC Valentine Gala 2016

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Annual Blanket Drive

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STEM Monday: Mapping the Brain

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Forcing Schools To Hit The ‘Reset’ Button

LISTEN TO STORY HERE: George Watts Montessori Magnet sits just north of downtown Durham, N.C., along the eastern edge of Duke University. Its sprawling, red-brick campus is nearly a century old and surrounded by gorgeously restored family homes that once housed Duke fraternities, before the university sold them off. Each morning, the sidewalk bustles with ...

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ABC – 3rd Place Winners in the McDonough Scarecrow Contest!

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Land Lab: Growing Fresh Food

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Did You Know We’re STEM Winners?

Our robotics team won the Zero Robotics Competition for the State of Georgia last summer! The Zero Robotics Middle School Summer Program is an innovative and inspiring program for middle school students that is truly out of this world! The five-week STEM curriculum introduces students to computer programming, robotics, and space engineering, and provides hands-on ...

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20th Century Classroom vs. the 21st Century Classroom

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101 Things Parents Can Do For Kids

1. Read about Montessori education and philosophy and how it applies to your child. 2. Purchase a copy of The Michael Olaf Catalog(s). These wonderful publications are a clear introduction to Montessori for parents as well as a source book of ideal toys, materials, books, etc. for the home. (http://www.michaelolaf.com) 3. Take the time to ...

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Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes!

2015 brought in a bountiful harvest from our school’s tomato garden! We brought some students in to learn the art of canning…we had more tomatoes than we knew what to do with! It was a great experience for them, learning about the benefits of tomatoes as well as how to naturally preserve food. The many ...

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The Benefits of Yoga

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Southside Showcase Appearance

We are really excited to be featured on Southside Showcase! Check out our 30 minute special here. [vimeo id=”92961769″ align=”left” mode=”normal” autoplay=”no”]

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STEM DAY AWARD FINALIST

ABC is very excited to announce that we are a finalist for a STEM Award for BEST STEM DAY ACTIVITY! Our MS/HS Academy hosted an incredible STEMS day May 3rd which included a Robotics and Art Expo. The winner will be chosen on September 27th in Savannah Georgia at the 2nd Annual STEM Education Awards! ...

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