After graduating from St. Barnabas in 2007 and Father Lopez in 2011, Ryan Farmer set off to continue his higher education at Florida State University in Tallahassee. During his time at the University, Farmer was involved in several organizations on campus including writing for the campus newspaper, the FSUView and lifeguarding at the swimming pool […]
Month: July 2016
The Link Between Community Service and Academic Achievement for Our Youth
Generally speaking, children under the age of 14 are a greatly underutilized volunteer resource. There is so much that can be gained from youth taking an active role in helping our community, which is why our private school finds every opportunity to expose our students to volunteer opportunities. Here are just a few of the […]
Is Your Child Involved With Too Many Extracurricular Activities?
We’ve talked in great detail about the benefits that involvement in extracurricular activities can have on your child. Not only can they help to develop a more engaged student, but they also teach valuable life lessons such as teamwork and self-esteem. However, if you over-schedule your child with too many extracurricular activities, the benefits can […]