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Students Place at Elk's Essay Four of Gooden’s students won prizes in the Elk's Americanism Essay Contest! Congratulations to our Middle School students! Two student...
Gooden students Win MLK Essay Splendid writing comes from a willingness to choose words carefully, to be intentional with them, and to be patient as an editor. Gooden is known for ...

School Connections: The Power of the Teacher-Student Relationship

March 15 2021

It is a privilege to be a teacher; we are trustees of the future. We help lead students to a wider, more exciting, more meaningful world by helping them to understand themselves, their classmates, and their environment. One of the most rewarding things about being a teacher is watching students grow, not only academically but socially and emotionally as well. In addition, research shows that when students have meaningful relationships with adults at school their academics improve. Developing these relationships throughout a child’s kindergarten through eighth-grade years are crucial f [...]

Respect for Self, Respect for Others, and Respect for the World

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