This winter I eagerly packed my bags and boarded a flight to the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Boston. Armed with my Educational Leadership journal and pea coat, I spent the plane ride furiously reading in an effort to reach an Ivy League level of intellect prior to landing. I had been accepted to… Read More

The Myth of the Well-Rounded College Applicant

For many parents, few events in the lives of their high school students generate more anxiety than the college application and selection process. Interestingly, this anxiety no longer exists only with parents of teens. In recent years, even the thought of beginning the college application process can cause junior high and elementary school parents to… Read More

Teacher Reflections

SBS faculty have been busy preparing for the second semester of the school year with eager anticipation. They are excited to see the continuation of God’s amazing and divine work in the lives of their students. Upper School chemistry teacher Ms. Jessica Bucio shares some truths she has learned through her teaching adventures. Attempting to… Read More

Tools for Keeping Your Child Healthy

SBS parent Dr. Eric Tondera, therapist and SBS alumna Brittany Senseman and nutritionist Aundrea Leven recently spoke to our second grade parents. Their discussion covering “Body, Mind and Spirit,” provided helpful parenting tips. Breakfast Matters – Oftentimes, our busyness leaves less time to prepare a balanced morning meal, making it necessary to turn to speedier, less… Read More

Work/Life Balance

When I was asked to write for the On Second Thought blog, I initially thought to myself, “Sure! I have plenty of time to get this finished.” I quickly realized that I had lesson plans to write, classes to teach, a five month old to care for and a husband who needed dinner on the… Read More