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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Owen Connolly, a senior here at Landmark was accepted into the highly competitive Julliard Intensive program this past summer. The Voice program held at Windermere Preparatory School is for talented high school singers looking to take their craft to the next level.
This past summer Landmark Dual Enrollment and AP US History teacher Brian Chmielewski spent a week at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland learning about Thomas Jefferson and the Enlightenment with acclaimed professor Frank Cogliano as part of the Gilder-Lehrman Summer Institute program. The Gilder-Lehrman Summer Institute is a highly selective and prestigious opportunity that selected thirty teachers from around the world from thousands of applicants.
Prospective families, please join us for an interactive look at Landmark! RSVP for Friday, October 4, to experience Landmark Christian in action. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Fairburn campus. Be a part of the interactive tours; engage with students, faculty, administration, admissions, and financial aid; and discover the possibilities at Landmark Christian!
Landmark Christian School is thrilled to announce the hiring of Reed McCormack as the new varsity and junior varsity golf coach. McCormack is a 1992 graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in Business Administration. He comes to Landmark with successful experience at multiple levels of golf and has served as a certified PGA Professional teaching many golf clinics and individuals during his career.
Dr. Jim Lee named as new member of the Georgia GOAL Advisory Committee. Lisa M. Kelly, president of Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, Inc., has invited Dr. Jim Lee to serve a three-year term as a new member of the GOAL Advisory Committee.
Landmark alum, Charles Long (Class of 2008) has been named one of the 2019 Patt Tillman Foundation Scholars. Following his commissioning from West Point, Charles served as an officer in the United States Army.
Building upon excellence in education, Landmark Christian School and the Fairburn community broke ground on May 6 to renovate the formerly segregated Fairburn Public Elementary School. The ceremony marked a new beginning for Landmark, South Fulton County, and the City of Fairburn by formally embarking upon a $10,000,000 renovation and construction of a new high school. Landmark is renovating the historic building that once was used to divide the community and constructing one of the most innovative and unifying schools in the state and nation.
Many people believe that in sports there is no better story than a team going undefeated and winning a championship. For the Landmark Christian School middle school girls soccer team this season, they showed that losing a game in the regular season and then avenging that loss in the championship game makes for an even better story. The middle school Lady War Eagle soccer team finished the 2019 season with a 12-1 record and won the GICAA Region 2 Championship and the GICAA District 1 State Championship.
Landmark Christian School is thrilled to announce that legendary former NFL linebacker Clay Matthews Jr. will be joining Landmark as a varsity football consultant. Matthews was a four-time Pro Bowler for the Cleveland Browns, where he played 16 seasons, before finishing his career with the Atlanta Falcons.