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New Screen Time Rules from the AAP

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By Lisa Mercurio, School Psychologist Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics came out with new guidelines regarding children’s screen time and social media usage. According to an article on cnn.com, “The academy recommends that for children 2 to 5 years of age, screen time should be limited to one hour per day. For kids ages 6 and older, parents can…

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How Can I Study Better?

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By Lisa Picha, School Psychologist, Lower School “Studying isn’t just about passing an exam, as most students look at it as. Studying is an effort to actually learn things, some of which you might actually care about. So while you’ll have to take your share of classes that have little or nothing to do with your interests, you should still…

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Park Tudor Habitat for Humanity House Dedicated

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The Habitat for Humanity house co-sponsored by Park Tudor was dedicated on December 2. Thank you to everyone who supported the build by donating and/or volunteering. A special thank you to Bea Bowlby and Lily Erickson, who led the fundraising efforts; to Treasurer John Davis; to Noelle Enkema and the Student Council officers who attended the dedication; to Shelby Hart,…

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PT Attends National Diversity Conferences

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By Joyce Tucker, Assistant Director of Admissions Park Tudor faculty and Upper School students will be attending the NAIS People of Color Conference (POCC) and Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) in Atlanta, GA, December 7-10. The theme this year is Advancing Human & Civil Rights: Fulfilling The Dream. Park Tudor’s first Diversity Coordinator, Dr. Rhonda Graves, attended POCC in 2002…

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Is it a Cold or the Flu?

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Cold and flu season is here. Your child comes home from school and complains of a sore throat, cough, and fatigue. Is it a simple common cold or could it be seasonal influenza or “the flu”? Sometimes it may be hard to tell the difference. Colds, as the most common infectious disease in the United States, account for the greatest…

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