VPK Registration is Now Online

The Voluntary PreKindergarten program (VPK) is a legislatively mandated program designed to prepare Florida’s four-year-olds for kindergarten and build the foundation for their educational success. Participation is free for all four-year-olds born on or before September 1st of each year who are Florida residents. To register your child for the VPK program follow these simple …

Tallahassee Winter Break Camps, 2013

2014 Information Here   This year, the Winter Break from Leon County Schools in Tallahassee begins on December 23rd and continues through January 6th.  Our town has many great camp options for parents looking to keep their kids busy and to let them experience new and fun activities during their break.    Here are a …

Attention Educators! Introducing MoLab

As the saying goes…when one door closes, another opens.  Many locals in the field of education in Tallahassee will recognize the names of MoLab founders, Aimee Hills and Trish Hanson, formerly from The Mary Brogan Museum of Arts & Sciences.  Aimee and Trish, along with the help of many others, have been furiously working away, applying their passion and love of learning through science, to plan, prepare, build …

ARTS AfterSchool

Tallahassee’s Premier After School Program ARTS AfterSchool is an all inclusive program, designed to maximize your child’s life-long learning and success. We are a small, family-owned and operated center.  The program is designed by a mother-daughter team to improve children’s self-esteem and teach life-long learning skills through the arts. “We look forward to being part of your child’s …

3rd Annual Conley Swarm: 10K, 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run

On Saturday, November 2, 2013, Conley Elementary School at SouthWood will be hosting the 3rd Annual Conley Yellow Jacket Swarm. This event will feature a 10K race, a 5K race, and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk throughout the beautiful neighborhood streets of SouthWood. As our SouthWood community and surrounding areas continue to grow, so does our …

Kids Activities & Programs for No School Day: Friday, October 18th

This Friday is a No-School Day for many local kiddos.  What’s a mom & dad to do with a random day off for the kids?  Luckily, whether you plan on taking the day off too, or need something for your kids to do, you’ve got options!  Here are a few… Drop Off Options Capital Region …

Camp Challenger: Full & Half Day Winter Break Camps at Challenger Learning Center

    Looking for a Teacher Planning Day Camp or Winter Break Camp that is fun and educational? Our science-themed camps feature hands-on activities led by experienced educators. The fee is $40/full day camp (includes lunch) and $25/half day camp (includes a snack). FULL DAY CAMPS (K-6th) – 9:00am-4:00pm October 18 – Sea Camp December 27 – Critters of …

Let’s Talk It Out!

The school year has only just begun and I already feel as if I’m losing touch with my first grade daughter.  She is privileged to attend a wonderful school and have a superb teacher.  I am consistently impressed with the variety of topics covered in the schoolwork she brings home each Friday after having completed …