School News & Blog

List of 20 news stories.

  • Longing for Eden Again

    Matthew Huff, HS English Teacher
    God gave us Eden; we built Babel. Our daily struggles, our joys, our griefs, our pains, our pleasures are all viewed through the cracked lenses of our exiled state. We are wanderers, you and I, longing for our home.
     
     
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  • Music Industry Leaders Visit Music Academy

    The Landmark Music Academy premiers an exciting relationship between Landmark Christian and music industry leaders, combining the ultimate platform of a professional network with a rich, relevant and rewarding education. Recently, Lisa Harriton and Joshua Bartholomew visited our students and presented a master class on songwriting and music production. Both are well-accomplished in the industry.
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  • Executive Dysfunction: 5 Organizational Tips

    Nicole Daniel, Director of the Middle School Learning Center
    What is executive functioning? It is a set of mental skills coordinated in the brain's frontal lobe. Executive functions work together to help us achieve goals. We use executive functioning when we plan, organize, strategize, pay attention, and remember details. Here are five steps for better planning and organizing.
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  • Make-A-Wish Grants Wish to Landmark Student

    Wishes do come true. In 2018, on the day after kindergarten orientation at Landmark Christian School when other children were eagerly anticipating their first days of school, Cameron Ward, only five and a half years old, was diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. Cameron, now cancer-free and a vibrant first-grader, was recently granted his wish by Make-A-Wish.  
     
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  • The Communication of Truth

    Dr. Fitzroy Willis, Landmark Physical Science Teacher and Author
    As a teacher, the communication of truth is important to me, but this is true for everyone regardless of our various contexts, isn’t it? Indeed, for a variety of reasons, we should all be concerned with the question, how can we more effectively communicate truths to all? 
     
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  • Atlanta Track Club Honors Landmark Cross Country Runners

    Durand Rice, Sports Information (Athletics)
    Landmark Christian School cross country runners Erin Fegans and Zack Truitt were honored by the Atlanta Track Club at the 2019 Powerade All-Metro Cross Country Banquet on December 3, 2019. Senior Erin Fegans, who has signed her National Letter of Intent to run XC/Track and Field collegiately at Georgia Tech, was selected as a member of the First Team 2019 Powerade All Metro Cross Country Team. Junior Zack Truitt was also selected as a member of the 2019 Powerade All-Metro Cross Country First Team.
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  • The Gospel According to Snow White

    Matthew Huff, HS English Teacher
    I brought home Walt Disney’s Snow White a few weeks ago for my daughters to watch. Toward the end of the film, I was struck by the sheer power and depth of the story in displaying both the dilemma of death and the transcendent beauty of redemption, culminating in the glorious resurrection of all things. It should be no surprise, then, that the gospel can appear in the unlikeliest of places with the unlikeliest of transformative power.
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  • Small Business Saturday Shines Light on Landmark

    LocaliQ is a digital marketing agency that simplifies local marketing and provides businesses with a smarter way to reach local customers. In an effort to support local businesses, American Express launched, "Shop Small Saturday," which was November 30. Paula Dobbs, Director of Marketing & Communications, was recently interviewed about her role at Landmark and why local businesses matter.
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  • Faith and the Roller Coaster: 3 Ways to Feel Grounded in your Faith

    Kelli Penn, Director of Community and Culture
    So what do you do when you’ve made a big faith leap and the roller coaster is giving you whiplash and your faith is billowing around your head like hair caught in a windstorm? As a coasterphobe, I am no expert, but here are a few lessons I have learned from my time on the scream machine ….
     
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  • Landmark Music Academy Welcomes Two Board Members

    The Landmark Music Academy is excited to welcome their newest board members— renowned husband and wife team, Michael and Edie Lehmann Boddicker. Michael is an accomplished composer, producer, synthesist and Grammy Award Winning Songwriter. Edie is one of Los Angeles’ busiest session singers. 
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  • The Significance of Habits of the Heart and Mind for Student Well-being and Engagement in Learning

    Dr. Fitzroy Willis, Author and Landmark Physical Science Teacher
    How do you develop habits of the mind without first addressing the heart? A survey of faculty, students and parents indicated that the root of this issue included factors such as social and parental pressures, social development, school-life balance, academic assessments, a lack of sleep, and time management. Clearly, these factors are a mix of both habits of the heart and habits of the mind. 
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  • Dennis Wilson Receives The Dwight Love Award

    Landmark Christian School Mathematics teacher Dennis Wilson was honored to receive The Dwight Love Award from the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
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  • Motion Picture Industry Director Joins the Landmark Faculty Team

    Landmark welcomes Billy Dickson, ASC as a new faculty member teaching Advanced Film Studies to Middle School and High School.
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  • Five Steps to Developing a Healthier Mindset in Our Teens—and Ourselves

    Amy Harriton, Associate Head of School
    Growth Mindset. Fixed Mindset. Those terms have been thrown around quite a bit in the last five to six years. What exactly are we to do as parents, educators, and mentors to instill that growth mindset in our middle and high school teens?
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  • 2019 Serve Day

    On Thursday, October 17, our high school students along with their advisory leaders, participated in the 2nd annual Serve Day. Serve Day is a day set aside for our students and faculty to put their faith in action by serving in and around the local community.
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  • Aviation Academy Experience Behind-the-Scenes Tour at World's Busiest Airport

    Twenty-one Aviation Academy students were first in line to take advantage of a rare glimpse of complex operations at ATL, thanks to Landmark dad Dr. Kofi Smith, the President and CEO of Atlanta Airlines Terminal Company. 
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  • TV and Music Composer Joins the Music Academy

    Landmark Christian School is pleased to announce Steve Harriton as the Composition and Production teacher in the Music Academy. Steve is a tv/film/video game composer and session guitar player/bass player/singer from Los Angeles, working in the industry for 18 years.
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  • Landmark Launches After School Strings Program

    Under the leadership of Don Johnson, Fine Arts Director, Landmark is proud to announce the launch of The Landmark Strings Program. The program will provide students with an opportunity to experience playing a stringed instrument (violin, viola, cello, or bass) in a supportive, fun environment. Olivia Abernathy, a native of Newnan, Georgia is excited to join Landmark Christian School as director of its new strings program.
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  • Landmark Christian School Hires Amy Harriton as Associate Head of School

    Landmark Christian School is pleased to announce the hiring of Amy Harriton as Associate Head of School. She will oversee the middle school, high school, International Student Programming, and College Counseling.
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  • Landmark Christian School Hires Chief Financial and Operating Officer

    Landmark Christian School is pleased to announce the hiring of Mollie Mayfield in the newly created role of Chief Financial and Operating Officer. This role will work directly with the Head of School to provide strength to our school’s infrastructure in the areas of business operations, facilities maintenance and construction, technology, security, transportation, and food services.
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