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In the Life of a Firefly

Busy Bees, Lady Bugs, Butterflies, Dragonflies, and Fireflies. Each of our Early Childhood classes comes with a cute name and each classroom with adorable students. Our Fireflies class has our 2.5 - 3 year olds, and between walks around campus every day and Ms. Nancy's creative lessons, these young explorers are always learning and discovering.
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The Questions You Need to Ask on a School Tour

While on a school tour, you'll have the opportunity to ask questions, and the answers you'll receive will make or break the school for you. The questions you ask will make a difference and we want to make sure you get all the information you need to make the right decision for your child.
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On the Menu

Congressional students are active; they need fuel to keep their brains sharp and their energy at the optimum level for learning. Read for a behind-the-scenes look at Congressional's lunch program.
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The Rhythm of a Folk Dance

Visit a primary school music class and you might feel a twinge of nostalgia as you watch the students dancing and singing to music that will transport you back to another time and place.
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When Students Make the Rules

Giving Students Guided Ownership Over Their Social Behavior. What if students set in place their own guiding principles as to how they believe themselves and their classmates should behave? An agreement could be created that all students had a say in, that all students have a sense of ownership in.
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How to Choose the Right School

A Guide for Parents as They Search for the Perfect-Fit School for their Child. Choosing a school can be difficult, and it is also one of the most important decisions a parent can make.

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The Power of Reading Aloud

Most parents understand the importance of reading to their children, but many parents might not realize the extent of the power that reading aloud brings to their child’s cognitive and literary development.
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Welcome to Little Colts Academy

Now in its third year, Little Colts Academy was established by Tavis Laws, Congressional’s Director of Athletics and Physical Education, as a way to introduce younger students to intramural sports.
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Chincoteague Bay Field Study

7th graders venture out on an inspiring ecological study of a wildlife refuge.
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