CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL BLOG
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.
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.
As students move through the grades, there is growing emphasis on the writing process, and the volume and style of writing increase across the curriculum. In the following article, fifth and sixth grade English teacher, Cameron Yassine, outlines his own writing process, discussing how he perseveres through challenges and draws upon this experience to help students improve and grow as writers.
This fall, after the devastating floods in Houston and the subsequent floods in Puerto Rico, many people searched for ways in which to help. Some donated items, others donated money, but Congressional parent and Parent Organization President, Cheryl Vance P ‘24, wanted to do something different, so she packed her bag and headed to Houston to lend her support.