School News & Blog

List of 20 news stories.

  • 5 Ways to Help Develop a Routine, 6 Resources for Helping Parents Deal with this Pandemic and 7 Ways to Stay Social through a Time of Social Distancing

    Shannon Sheffield, Landmark Christian Life Team
    We are experiencing unprecedented times and are all facing a “new normal.” To help navigate these uncharted waters, we are providing encouragement and resources for elementary school, middle school, and high school parents to help at home, as well as providing fun ideas for time together as a family. Please know that we are praying for your family and we are here to assist you.
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  • 5 Ways Schools Can Prepare Students For the World Beyond High School

    Dr. Daniel Wesche, Landmark Christian School, Associate Head of School
    It may seem obvious, but the point of school isn’t school. The point of school is to prepare students for what comes next. Accordingly, schools all over the world, the good ones at least, are continually asking themselves the question, “How do we better prepare students for what comes next?”
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  • The Lord's Rocking Chair

    Kensi Adams, MS Middle School Discipleship Teacher
    When you feel like the darkness is pressing in, like the heartache is too much to bear, like the pain will never end - remember that the Lord is sitting in the rocking chair of your life. Sometimes we forget that God does not promise us an easy life, but He promises that He will be right there with us through all of the mess this life can bring. 
     
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  • Landmark Christian Alumni Standout Runner To Compete At Olympic Trials

    Durand Rice, Sports Information
    Lindy Long Jones ('13) has qualified to compete in the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials on February 29, 2020, in Atlanta, GA. Jones ran her Olympic qualifying time this past fall at the Chicago Marathon. She will certainly have the love and support of the Landmark Christian community and her home state rooting for her during the 26.2-mile journey through many of the most historic sites in the metro Atlanta area.
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  • Why We Read Great Books

    Amy Harriton, Landmark Christian School Associate Head of School
    We have the responsibility in our elementary, middle, and high schools to introduce our students to nutrient-dense literature in our curriculum. Among the most valuable aspects of a good education include the nourishment of the literature we are feeding our students. No matter their reading level, a beneficial, nourishing history of global, enduring stories waits to be served to our students.
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  • Landmark Legend, Coach Bill Thorn, Honored As National Boys Outdoor Track & Field Coach of the Year

    The National Federation of State High School Association recognizes Coach Bill Thorn as National Boys Outdoor Track & Field Coach of the Year. At the age of 89, Coach Thorn retired from Landmark Christian School spring 2019.
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  • 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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