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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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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ACT/SAT Test Prep — Parents, are you ready to help your students?

ACT/SAT test prep work is an important! As your child prepares for college, you should plan appropriate test dates and test preparation work with them. Parents, click here for our website calendar. This calendar displays ACT and SAT test dates through the spring of 2018, along with key dates from local school calendars. SAT Test…

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Dyslexia and working with a private tutor to help your child grow

Dyslexia is not something your child outgrows.  It is a lifelong condition. You can find resources and support to help your child succeed in every aspect of school and life, including reading. Private tutor Maria Elliott is among the talented faculty at A Step Ahead who specialize in working with children who have learning differences,…

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