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CONGRATULATIONS! to ALL of OUR STUDENTS. EVERYONE of YOU MADE THE HONOR ROLL THIS SPRING, GPA's ranged from the 'low' of 92.655 to the high of 97.285. Way to Go Mountaineers! Kudos to Seney, Charles, Enoch, Eva, Iomyn, Katie, Mat, Shae, Sprinkle, Winston, and Zionika from all of us at the Academy. ...

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New Resources for you online. Now available on our youtube channel, Ascent Advantage Academy, are the classroom exercises we use to help our students maintain focus, retain more and reduce stress. Guess what, - they work for adults, too. Try them. Begin with Week One, Day One, and continue on through the routines. Do one routine at a time. Do a routine two to three times a day - when you start working, after lunch, and again just after finishing your studying or work. They really do help. ...

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This week we started our study of "The Founders' Bible," a melding of the New American Standard Bible, plus articles about, biographies of, and quotes from Founders, Presidents, etc. concerning America's Biblical Heritage. As we proceed through the course, it will gradually appear online in our American Heritage Section. Already, students have been amazed and impressed with how religion and the Bible helped bring about the War for Independence and helped structure our laws and government institutions. We recommend the "Founders' Bible" to anyone interested in learning about America's Godly Heritage. It is available in a variety of editions and price points from www.wallbuilders.com. ...

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After researching what was going on with the COVID-19 Pandemic, Ascent Advantage Academy became the first school in Washington County to close its campus, and convert its campus-attending students to online participants. "We haven't really missed a beat," said Mrs. Kessler, school administrator. "We were already teaching about half of our student body online, so switching to teaching everyone online was no biggie. Everything is proceeding pretty much as normal." ...

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Opportunity Cost

We all have choices to make in the use of our time. Do I mow the lawn, go to the neighborhood picnic, or take a care basket to an elderly friend? Each is a good thing. Which is the best? IF I do one, does that mean I can't do the others? Sometimes this is true. When...

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PIONEER DAY!

PIONEER DAY! Everyone is a pioneer of some sort. Who are the pioneers in your family? Do you have a pioneer who crossed the plains? Who in your family first graduated from the 8th grade? High School? College? Did someone in your family pioneer an invention? We are all...

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Sleep, Baby, Sleep

Babies know what they're doing, sleeping up to 20 hours a day. Sleep allows the child to grow and develop physically, including the brain. Sleep is especially critical for the brain as the brain literally 'cleans house' at night. In addition to cleaning itself, the...

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Are M & Ms Really Brain Pills?

True Happening. I once had a student who almost always had a mid-morning slump. You could almost set your clock by him. Discussing this with my doctor he told me about his father-in-law who spent 35 years teaching and who always had a large mason jar on his desk...

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Today’s Tip!

Today's Tip: Have your child sharpen his math facts for FREE before the start of school. Go to Xtramath.org. It will review addition first, then after those are mastered, subtraction, multiplication and division facts.

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Customized, Individualized Education

Your student is unique. Why subject him to a ‘one-size-fits-all’ education? At Ascent Advantage Academy we offer your student an education built around his needs, interests, and the desires of you, his parents. We are also a Tutoring Service that takes the place of...

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