Focusing on the Child, Not the Grade

The 2016-2017 school year is over, and many children had absolutely fabulous experiences with little to no stress or angst over homework.  Parents are thrilled with the final grades and hope is running high for yet another “Blue Ribbon Year.” However, for many...

Cortona Students Build Robot to Help Save the Coral Reef

Students from Cortona Academy in Herndon built an underwater robot to help save the coral reefs by removing an invasive species of starfish. The students from Cortona’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) class displayed the underwater robot...