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Global Arts Competition Showcases Young Artists’ Talent

It’s time to get creative! The Meritas International Art Awards program is underway and student artists are in the midst of brushing, sketching and designing their best work for submission. This annual competition is an opportunity for Meritas students from more »

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Are YOU Game? The 2012 Meritas Games Kick Off

We’re so excited to see our family of schools come together for the 2012 Meritas Games! The Meritas Games have been played since November of 2006, when three of our schools and 52 students gathered for a friendly sporting competition. more »

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Taking on Technology: The Global Classroom of the Future

It’s no secret – the real and digital divide between classrooms is becoming blurred as more technology is increasingly used in education.   According to Edudemic and Open Colleges, the top three reasons teachers utilize technology in the classroom include:  76%: more »

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The College Essay – How do I choose a topic? What if writing is not my strength?

Q&A with Debra Santostefano, MA, MBA Director of Guidance and College Planning, Windermere Preparatory School Q: How do I choose a topic that will be eye-catching? A: Pick a topic that is personal to you. Colleges want you to share more »

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2012 Election: Are Your Kids in the Know?

Did you watch the very first debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney? It’s no surprise that education was a featured issue in last week’s debate and will continue to be for years to come. While the November 6th elections more »

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Boarding school life: A Parent & Student Perspective

Q&A with Dominique Haegel, parent, and Lothaire Kubel, boarding student, North Broward Preparatory School Q: How did you determine that boarding school was the right choice for your child? Dominique: Our son Lothaire was struggling with the French education system. more »

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Boarding school life: What are the advantages and how do I prepare my child?

Q&A with Mehgan Dorman, Residential Life Academic Coordinator, North Broward Preparatory School Q: How will boarding school and life away from home benefit my child? A:  Providing your child with a boarding school education has many advantages. For example, most more »

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Summer Learning: Why Go It Alone?

As a parent, no one wants their child to move backwards academically, but keeping his or her mind sharp over the summer can be a challenging task. Even if you do have the time and the know-how to create a more »

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