Mrs Anderson reads!

Mrs Anderson reads. And reads. And reads some more!  Find out more about her latest recommendation for readers 7th-12th grades. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children “I put off reading this series for ages because of the title,” says Mrs Anderson. “It says ‘Peculiar Children’, right? Well, this book reinforced the adage to never judge…

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First quarter ends soon! Time to assess and adjust.

First quarter ends next week for our most of our local area schools.  (How does time fly by this quickly?)  Now’s the time to assess your child’s start for this school year, and make any needed adjustments.  It’s the right time to determine what’s working and what’s not working, to help your child succeed in…

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Improve test scores with personal coaching!

Improve your teen’s ACT/SAT test scores with a personal approach. At A Step Ahead, our private tutors work side-by-side with your student to help them improve test scores. It’s private tutoring with a personal approach.   Getting to know your student Our experienced tutors start with your student. They understand your child’s areas of strength…

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Mrs. Mendenhall and the creative process

Mrs. Mendenhall is in our faculty spotlight this week! An exceptional private tutor for creative writing Our beloved Mrs. Mendenhall tutors students in middle grades with an emphasis on creative writing.  She loves working with her students and sharing her passions for reading (including Shakespeare!) and writing.  Mrs. Mendenhall’s students have grown in skills and…

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Summer reading pleasures

Summer reading!  What a pleasure to step out of our school-year routines and explore something a little different.   This month we head northwest to Alaska, taking Cynthia’s parents for a three-generation cruise through Glacier Bay National Park. We start in Juneau, Alaska’s capital, and cruise through the islands and bays to Sitka, Alaska. A…

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