When five students show up late for school registration, the principal assigns them to a new initiative called “The Ambassadors.” At first, none of the students take the assignment seriously, but eventually something that started out as a project changes their lives forever.
Juwel Watson is the new director of special education for the Potomac Conference. A former fourth- and fifth-grade teacher at Takoma Academy Preparatory School in Takoma Park, Md., Watson has a solid academic background and a wealth of experience in special education.
Potomac Conference's Olney Adventist Preparatory School (Md.) held a cooking class and a "Kids in the Kitchen" contest to learn the basics of food preparation while fixing healthy meals and discovering new foods.
What makes a great spring break? How about digging ditches and building foundations under the equatorial sun in Africa? Or extracting a painful tooth? Or swinging a hammer a thousand times? To Spring Valley Academy (SVA) students, this sounds like the best spring break ever!
While many parents and students were eager to return to in-person learning after the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March of 2020, Marcus and Chanelle Eveillard found a refuge in virtual learning that extended beyond anything they could have imagined.
“At the beginning of the pandemic, we knew that you were either going to sink or swim,” says Lulu Mwangi Mupfumbu, chair of the Fine Arts Department and director of choirs and orchestra at Potomac Conference’s Takoma Academy.