7 Steps to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

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Kindergarten is a special academic year for all kids: it’s the first in a child’s formal education. Yes, Kindergarten is a time to learn academic skills in the classroom, but there is also a great deal of learning to do in terms of how to behave in a classroom setting, how to contribute to the group, and how to come to school each day ready to learn.

Don't Stress: Kindergarten Should be Fun!

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Are you considering kindergarten options for your child? If so, you probably have a ton of questions. At Mason Preparatory School, we have spoken with many kindergarten parents over the years, and their questions mainly fall into two areas: "What type of learning environment is best for kindergarteners?" and "What does my child need to know to begin kindergarten?" Let’s break down these two common questions.

Three Ways to Raise a Kind Child

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One lesson we can learn from these challenging times is the importance of kindness.
We have seen it in so many forms recently: people bringing meals to front line workers, teachers checking in on students during virtual learning and neighbors shopping for those unable to leave home. We have been thrilled to see our Mason Prep students supporting their communities in many wonderful ways, too.