Cornerstone celebrated the grand opening of Floyd Dining Hall last month following the successful culmination of a year-long campaign to raise the necessary funds to secure the campus (nearly 11 acres) and take care of needed campus renovations. Those renovations include a new media center, art studio, music studio, rehearsal rooms, dining hall/auditorium, commons area, video/editing lab, and additional classrooms. Nestled in Peachtree Corners, Cornerstone serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Cornerstone draws students from more than 20 neighboring zip codes. Highly experienced, certified educators provide a nurturing but challenging environment where each child is lovingly accepted and valued as an individual.
At Cornerstone, Biblical worldview integration connects a Biblical framework to all aspects of life that leads to understanding and wisdom. The Bible is not just taught in Bible class. Cornerstone takes a holistic approach to education that includes everything from technology classes to competitive sports programs, to providing students ample opportunities to serve in the local community as well as weekly chapel services and discipleship groups. Cornerstone firmly believes that the total learning experience must be rooted not just in a rigorous math and science curriculum, but also in the development of writing skills and analytical thinking.
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Five of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School’s all-time best athletes/coaches were inducted into the school’s Wall of Fame on Sept. 23 during halftime of the HIES-Wesleyan football game.
The Wall of Fame was established in 2008 to honor outstanding varsity athletes, coaches, and/or contributors from HIES who have demonstrated excellence in their athletic pursuits. This year’s inductees were: Daniel Blaustein (2008), Jamie Fleming (’96), Morgan Fleming (’98) and coaches Ron Green and Lucie Bornholm. At the ceremony, each received a commemorative plaque—a replica of the one displayed on the Wall of Fame in the Main Gym—as well as a “free ticket for life” to any HIES sporting event.
Dozens of students, parents and teachers from Dunwoody Elementary School collaborated with Blooms of Dunwoody for Grounds Day 2016. They added new landscaping, pruned existing plants, spread new mulch on the nature trail and tended to the organic and butterfly gardens. They had a great time playing in the dirt and keeping DES beautiful.
Austin Elementary students celebrated Constitution Day on Friday, Sept. 16, by signing a replica with “quill” pens and participating in educational activities.
First observed in 2005, Constitution Day recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution. It is normally observed on Sept. 17, the day in 1787 that delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the document in Philadelphia.
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School has welcomed six new trustees to its board. President/CEO, Quick-Med, Inc. Russell Dalba, Jeff Garrison with SJ Collins Enterprises, Fleetcor North America President Todd House, Jeff Mills, Vice President of Enterprise Holdings, Lisa Ramsey, Vice President with Nth Degree, Carl Streck, Co-founder of Mountainseed, and Anthony Tuggle, Vice President of AT&T joined the school’s board of trustees in August.