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Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s School partners with JCB on weather balloon eclipse project

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

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Students of St. Andrew’s School (SAS) will send a weather balloon above the Earth’s atmosphere this Mon. Aug. 21, 2017, to capture images and data of the first total solar eclipse since June 1918. During the solar eclipse, the moon will completely cover the sun, resulting in one of the most unique celestial events of the past century.

For more than one year, 30 students ranging in grade from seven to 11, have designed, built and tested the device consisting of a weather balloon, Raspberry Pi software, digital cameras and a JCB LiveLink unit. The students’ goal is to capture photographs of the eclipse and ‘flight data’ such as pitch, roll, altitude, barometric pressure and any change in temperature that may occur during the solar eclipse.

“This partnership with St. Andrew’s provides JCB with an opportunity to contribute to the educational development of our local community,” states Chris Giorgianni, vice president of Product Support and Government & Defense for JCB North America. “Congratulations to Mr. Greenall and St. Andrew’s for inspiring this young team of future technologists as they work on a project that could shape their future educational and career decisions.”

Pictured above L to R: Josie Weeks, Johan Bregler, Chris Giorgianni (JCB), Ariella Scalese (WSAV Meteorologist), Sydney Bacon

About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

St. Andrew’s now offers FREE A.M. bus service with centralized pick up locations in Sandfly and on Skidaway Island.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Free admission for military members to Calvary Day School football game, Aug. 18

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Savannah schools Calvary Day School

Calvary Day School in Savannah will host Military Appreciation this Friday night Aug. 18 2017 at M.C. Anderson Field.

As part of Military Appreciation, all active and retired military members will receive free admission into the game. 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Commander, Col. Mark Johnson, will flip the coin during the pre-game ceremony. All VFW & American Legion Members will be honored on the field during halftime.

Calvary Day School
4625 Waters Ave.
Savannah 31404

Fri. Aug. 18, 2017
7:30PM kickoff

MORE INFO: For more information, contact Gordon Hunter, Director of Development, at 912-657-3849 or ghunter@calvarydayschool.com.

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To learn more about Calvary Day School, visit their website at www.calvarydayschool.com.

Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404, Lower School tel: 912-351-2299; Upper School tel: 912-644-5080 email admissions@calvarydayschool.com
www.calvarydayschool.com On Facebook here. On Twitter here.  Follow Calvary Day School on Instagram here.  Calvary Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah-Chatham public schools close Aug. 21 for the eclipse

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Free solar eclipse programs in Savannah Chatham County Effingham Liberty

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools announced today Tues. Aug. 8 that schools will be closed Aug. 21 because of the solar eclipse.

Some Savannah-area museums, organizations & Georgia State Parks are offering eclipse events. Find kid-friendly eclipse events here. 

2017-18 Open Enrollment for Pryme Tyme before & after school care, Chatham & Effingham counties

Monday, June 26th, 2017

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2017-2018 Pryme Tyme Open Enrollment

As summer heats up, YMCA of Coastal Georgia is preparing for the new year!

Join YMCA of Coastal Georgia for 2017-2018 Pryme Tyme Open Enrollment.

To enroll your student, please attend of the open registration sessions. Spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis.

There is a $40 registration fee due at the time of registration, check or money order only please.

CHATHAM COUNTY SCHOOLS*
Thursday, June 29th & Friday, June 30th
10AM – 6PM
Garrison School of the Arts
649 West Jones St., Savannah, GA 31401
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*The afternoon program at Heard Elementary is full. Spots are available in the morning program at Heard only.

EFFINGHAM COUNTY SCHOOLS
Wednesday, June 28th
10AM – 6PM
Effingham College & Career Academy
2940 Highway 21 S, Rincon, GA 31326

For more information, call 912.351.3622.

Learn more here.

YMCA of Coastal Georgia is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah preschools/pre-K: Open Enrollment @ The Children’s School @ St. John’s Church

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

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The Children’s School @ St. John’s Church in Savannah is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year for children ages 12 months through 5 years.

The Children’s School is a non-profit organization dedicated to the social,
spiritual and intellectual needs of young children.

  • 2, 3, and 5-day week programs, 9AM – 1PM
  • Nurturing professional teaching staff
  • Bright, spacious classrooms with latest learning aids and equipment
  • Individualized lessons to reach the needs of each student
  • Weekly chapel, music, art, and science programs provided for all ages
  • Summer Programs Offered

School’s Philosophy

The school is committed to providing a Christian environment for young children. The Children’s School teachers  believe that each child should develop spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in order to be a well-rounded individual. The primary goal of the school is to develop children who are confident, motivated, creative, and eager to learn.

School’s Curriculum

The curriculum is designed to develop a foundation for future learning. The program recognizes the individual growth and development of each child and provides stimulating and challenging activities that enhance gross and fine motor skills. The Children’s School strives to create an atmosphere of excitement for learning in a carefully structured, yet relaxed and safe environment. Chapel, music, art, science and physical education are a part of the program each week. Social skills are emphasized throughout the program.

For more information, please call the school at 912.232.1225 or visit
www.stjohnspreschool.org. On Facebook here.

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The Children’s School, 27 W Charlton St. Savannah, 31401
(912) 232-1225, email childrensschool@stjohnssav.org, www.stjohnspreschool.org, On Facebook here The Children’s School at St. John’s Church is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah Country Day Students attend HOBY leadership seminar

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Savannah Country Day School Congratulations to high school students Albert Grandy and Abigail Kahn, both rising juniors at Savannah Country Day School, who recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) 2017 Georgia-Southeast Leadership Seminar at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

The three-day leadership conference, June 9-11, hosted more than 145 high school sophomores for an opportunity to participate in hands-on group activities and explore their own personal leadership skills while learning how to apply them in becoming effective, ethical leaders in their community.

About Savannah Country Day School

Savannah Country Day School (JK-12) is a Savannah preeminent college preparatory school providing a rigorous, supportive learning environment, especially for students who wish to challenge themselves with high expectations.

Savannah Country Day School, 824 Stillwood Dr., Savannah, GA 31419-2643, 912-925-8800, Savannah Country Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Pooler Summer Camps 2017: Soccer Camp @ Risen Savior Christian Academy

Monday, June 5th, 2017

Soccer Camps Pooler Savannah Risen Savior

Summer Soccer Camp @ Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler.

Children ages 4-12 are invited to participate. Camp will be June 21-23 @ Pooler Rec, 6-8:30PM.

Learn more at www.risensaviorgeorgia.com 

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About Risen Savior Christian Academy 

Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122
912.925.9431

Learn more: www.risensaviorgeorgia.com

Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1-4.

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

For more information, please call 912.925.9431.

Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s Class of 2017 receives over $1.6 million in scholarships

Monday, June 5th, 2017

Savannah schools St. Andrew's Wilmington Island

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 @ St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island with over $1.6 million in merit and talent scholarships (excluding HOPE) for 41 seniors!

About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

NEW: Beginning in Fall 2017, St. Andrew’s offers FREE A.M. bus service with centralized pick up locations in Sandfly and on Skidaway Island.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Video Game Design, Robotics @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Sylvan coding STEAM STEM summer camps math Savannah

Make Summer 2017 the Summer of STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) with Sylvan Learning of Savannah Summer Camps.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah offers the following Summer Camps 2017:

Video Game Design I & II
Robotics I & II
SAT/ACT Prep
Writing & Study Skills
Personalized Math & Reading

Four-week camp begins May 22 2017 and runs through the last week of July 2017. To register, call 912. 355.2267.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah
340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100
Savannah, Georgia 31406

Learn more here. 

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About Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

Sylvan Learning of Savannah helps prepare younger students for the critical SRI, MAP & GMAS standardized testing. For older students, Sylvan offers personalized programs to help conquer the ACT or SAT.

MENTION YOU READ ABOUT SYLVAN ON SOUTHERNMAMAS TO RECEIVE A FREE ASSESSMENT. 

Call 912-355-2267 or email dinopapa@sylvan3007.com

Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah help you chart your child’s course for success!

Sylvan Learning of Savannah. On Facebook here, Tel: 912-355-2267, 340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100, Savannah 31406 Sylvan Learning of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

St. Andrew’s School in Savannah named one of the top challenging U.S. high schools

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

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St. Andrew’s School  recently received recognition as one of the most challenging high schools in the nation.

The Washington Post’s Jay Mathews has been ranking the most challenging schools in the country for 30 years. This marks the sixth year in a row for the Savannah private school to receive the honor.

St. Andrew’s is the only private school in Savannah to be recognized on the most challenging list and ranked #5 in Georgia.

Savannah Arts Academy  – a public Savannah high school – was also on the most challenging list and ranked #10 in Georgia.

View the Post’s complete most challenging list here.

“St. Andrew’s is honored to be recognized through the ranking again this year. This ranking reflects the mission of our school to help each student pursue challenging opportunities and reach their fullest potential. We are proud that our students choose to challenge themselves academically through our International Baccalaureate program,” said Tom Forti, Head of the Upper School.

About St. Andrew’s School 

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School on Wilmington Island in Savannah. For more information on the Pre-K 3 through Grade Twelve school, visit www.saslions.com or call 912.897.4941.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, www.saintschool.com  St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Preschool Openings for Summer & 2017-18 School Year @ JEA Preschool Savannah

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Limited Openings
JEA Preschool Savannah is pleased to announce openings for this summer and the 2017-2018 school year in this dynamic early childhood education program for toddlers through Pre-K.

Through the ALEF Fund, there is generous financial assistance available to children enrolled in JEA Preschool’s top notch, private Pre-K class. (Children entering this class must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2017.)

Please contact Director Jodi Sadler to schedule a tour.
912-355-8111 – preschool@savj.org – 5111 Abercorn Street; Savannah, GA 31405

Don’t miss this opportunity to enroll your child in Savannah’s Quality Rated, premier early learning center!

JEA Preschool Savannah admits students of any race, color, national, racial or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

Learn more about JEA Preschool Savannah & see photos by clicking here. 

JEA Preschool Savannah, Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31405 912-355-8111. JEA Preschool Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: 35th Anniversary Open House & Free Play Day @ Maggie’s Morning School

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Savannah preschools Maggie's Morning School

Calling all alumni children, parents and teachers, as well as current and all interested families.

The popular Savannah preschool & pre-K – Maggie’s Morning School – is celebrating 35 years with an Open House and Play Day this coming Saturday, April 22 from 10AM-3PM.

Lots of fun including many of Maggie’s traditional favorites! The Planetarium. Rainbow Stew. bubble play, cool art, lots of different sensory play  and outdoor activities.

Maggie’s Morning School
6610 Abercorn St.
Savannah, 31405,

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More about Maggie’s Morning School

Maggie’s Morning School  – named best Savannah childcare/daycare in Savannah Magazine and best preschool in Connect Savannah in 2016  – is a private, nonprofit preschool for children 18 months to four years old including Pre-K.

With half-and full-day programs, Maggie’s Morning School has become a beloved preschool since Maggie Smith started it in 1982.

Learn more about Maggie’s Morning School here. 

Come visit and see why Maggie’s is called “The Creative Alternative”.

Maggie’s Morning School, 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405, www.maggiesmorningschool.org, On Facebook here. (912) 352-8404, (912) 352-8065 Maggie’s Morning School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

St. Andrew’s School seniors hold Art Show in Savannah

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Savannah schools St. Andrew's St. Andrew’s School is Savannah is hosting a student art reception on Friday, March 24 from 6:30 until 8PM at Oglethorpe Gallery, 406 East Oglethorpe Ave.

The show features six senior International Baccalaureate (IB) visual art students.

The IB visual arts curriculum encourages students to challenge their own creative and cultural expectations and boundaries. As they work on their portfolios, these students are asked to explore the arts from a local, regional, national and international perspective. The final piece of the IB art course is to select and present works for exhibition, explaining the various ways the works are connected.

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School in Savannah, Ga. For more information on the Pre-K 3 through Grade 12 school, visit www.saintschool.com or call 912.897.4941.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

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You’re invited to particpate in a Color-A-Thon 2017 Event in Pooler

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Color-A=Thon Savannah Pooler 2017 The community is invited to participate in the Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School Color-A-Thon Event in Pooler on Sat. April 1 2017.

This fun, healthy event is a fundraiser in which students collect donations, earn rewards and then participate in a 3K fun run as a culminating event. The students, their friends and family and other supporters can walk, run, skip, or dance through a course where they all will get blasted by color dust!

Coastal Empire Montessori, a Pre-K through 5th Grade charter school, serves students from all over Chatham County.

Register

Registration fee is $30 and includes a T-shirt and a color dye pack. (The color dust is safe, non-toxic and completely washable.) To register, click here. Online registration must be completed by March 22, 2017. There will also be on-site registration on the day of the event, however t-shirts will not be available onsite and will be shipped afterward.

The Coastal Empire Montessori Color-a-Thon
April 1, 2017, at 10AM (with day-of registration opening at 9AM)
@ Tom Triplett Community Park in Pooler, GA.
To donate or register, click here.

About Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School

Come see all the Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School has to offer.

Attend an open house or guided tour of this PreK4-5th grade public charter school on Wed. March 29, 6PM.

Guided tours are every Wednesday at 10AM. Advance registration required by calling 912.395.4070.

Applications for the 2017-18 school year are being accepted now. Deadline to apply: April 7, 2017 at midnight. 

The lottery will be Tues. April 11, 2017 @ 6:30PM

Learn more about the school application process here.

Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School
301 Buckhalter Road
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School, cemco.org,  (912) 395-4070, cemcssav@gmail.com  On Facebook here. Coastal Empire Montessori is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah schools: Tours of Blessed Sacrament Catholic School

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Savannah schools private Blessed Sacarment School Catholic

School searching in Savannah for 2017/2018? Call Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Savannah to find out why it’s so GREAT TO BE IRISH!

Private Tours available upon request.   Call Helen Willoughby (912) 356-6987 or email hwilloughby@bss-savannah.org

Blessed Sacrament is a pre-K through 8th grade school that was founded in 1939.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament School here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Open to all: 80s Prom for adults @ Blessed Sacrament School, Savannah

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Blessed Sacrament School Prom Open to Al

You are to the Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Savannah 80s Prom in Savannah.

The BSS 80s Prom – presented by Blessed Sacrament Home & School Board – will be Sat. March 4, 7-11PM.

Join Blessed Sacrament for a totally rad night of 80s music and dancing, noshing on wood-fired pizzas from Big Bon Pizza and your favorite beverages flowing all night long. Please note: this is an adults’ event.

VIP Couples and Singles Tickets available: $150/couple, $80/single, includes AYCD + dinner. Standard tickets also available.

Contact BSS 80s Prom Chair Jessi Horne at ejhorne04@gmail.com to purchase tickets or for more information.

Everyone is welcome!

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More about Blessed Sacrament

School searching in Savannah? Visit Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Savannah.

Please call or email Mrs. Willoughby in the Blessed Sacrament school office to schedule your personal tour TODAY! (912) 356-6987 or hwilloughby@bss-savannah.org

Blessed Sacrament is a pre-K through 8th grade school that was founded in 1939.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament School here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.