Books to make you a better parent

If you're caught in a rut with your child's discipline system, academic enrichment, or just your humdrum daily routine... these three parenting books will get you out of it. Brain…

Where to Have Winter Fun

Looking for some fun in the snow this winter? Thanks to the nice amount of snow we have had so far this winter, the sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snow…

The Power of Play-Based Learning

At CCNS the kids don’t sit still at desks and complete identical assignments. Instead, our teachers promote a free-flowing classroom that encourages self-discovery, social interaction, and cooperative play. And since…

The Gift of Failure

When I was in third grade, I had an assignment to make a musical instrument from materials I found at home. The requirements were straightforward; use only what we had…

Buy Groceries… Help CCNS

The easiest and lowest-cost way for CCNS to gain additional funding is by signing up for the Smith’s Community Rewards program. Each time you shop, a portion of the money…

Here Comes Kindergarten!

Although the start of the 2016-17 school year is almost as far away as next the presidential election, it’s not too early to start learning about your options. We’ve listed…

Summer Arts & Entertainment

By Beverly TerryWhether you stay in Salt Lake, or head north or south, there’s plenty of local community theatre, children’s summer arts camps, and things to see and do this…

Keep Learning All Summer Long

By Jason Stevenson (Calvin AM-B)Head off summer learning loss by engaging your kids in fun, interactive, and educational programs—from worthy iPad apps to SLC library events. Tip #1: Make screen…