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Savannah Schools: Tour St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

St. Peter the Apostle School Savannah Wilmington Island

School searching in Savannah?

Come see all that St. Peter the Apostle School on Wilmington Island in Savannah has to offer.

The beautiful 10-acre campus includes a Lower School, Middle School, two gymnasiums, football field, practice field, and a state-of-the-art playground.

St. Peter’s offers full day faith-based instruction for students from three years old through 8th grade.

Following the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, the school educates through a strong academic program and instills in its students a spirit of mercy, justice and loving concern.

Open House

You’re invited to an Open House @ St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School 5-7PM Thurs. Nov. 14 2019.  This is an open house for  the entire school preK3 – 8th grade.

Schedule a campus tour

A guided tour around the school campus with a staff member can be arranged anytime! As you walk around the school, classrooms and campus, imagine what a day in the life of your student would be like. You will see how the teachers and staff work together to give your student the best environment and teaching experience for success in the classroom as well as in their lives.

To schedule a tour or if you have any questions about the school, please call the school office at (912) 897-5224.

School Office Hours: M-F/8AM-3:30PM

Location

The school is easily accessible from Whitemarsh Island, the Truman Parkway, mid-town Savannah and Tybee Island. We are located just off Highway 80 East (Victory Drive), not far from Thunderbolt.

St. Peter the Apostle School
7020 Concord Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410
Phone: 912-897-5224
Fax: 912-897-0801

For more information, visit www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com

St. Peter the Apostle School, www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com,  7020 Concord Rd., Savannah, 31410, 912-897-5224,  On Facebook here. On Twitter here. St. Peter the Apostle School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah schools: Open House @ Benedictine Military School, Nov. 3

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Benedictine Military School Savannah Chatham County private schools education

The best way to understand the atmosphere at Benedictine Military School in Savannah is to experience it first-hand.

You are encouraged to take advantage of Benedictine’s different visitation programs including an upcoming Open House in November 2019.

OPEN HOUSE

Held Nov. 3, 2019, the Open House is the kick-off to the admissions process. All eighth-grade students and parents are encouraged to attend. Benedictine also invites fifth- through seventh-grade students.

Prospective families can meet the faculty, take a student-led campus tour and attend information–packed sessions on various aspects of the school.

Benedictine Military School Open House, Nov. 3 2019, 2PM

Founded in 1902, Benedictine Military School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory day school educating young men in grades 9-12.

Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 644-7000

Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here. 

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IMPORTANT DATES

Oct. 1 2019 – Online Application Becomes Available

Nov. 3 2019 – Open House @ 2PM

Dec. 7 2019 – Admissions Test @ 8AM

Dec. 7 2019 – Parent Financial Aid Seminar @ 8:15AM

Jan. 11 2020 – Admissions Test @ 8AM

Jan. 15 2020 – Student Application Deadline

Jan. 15 2020 – Financial Aid Application Deadline

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here. Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

(Things to do with toddlers in Savannah, Richmond Hill) Gym Playdates @ Savannah Sharks

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Savannah Sharks Playdates gym toddlers 2019

Calling all toddlers.

Join Savannah Sharks Gym for their TODDLER PLAYDATES Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10:30AM-Noon @ both their Savannah & Richmond Hill gyms. For ages crawlers to age 4 & their caregivers.

Savannah Sharks gym
1686 E. President St
Savannah GA 31404
(912) 335-2234

Richmond Hill gym
82 Longwood Drive Suite A
Exit 90 off of I-95
(912) 308-3818

Savannah Sharks Cheerleading and Tumbling, (912) 335-2234, 1686 E President St, Savannah, GA 31404
email savsharks@gmail.com. Savannah Sharks is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah College Fair 2019

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

St. Andrew's School private schools on the coast, Savannah

Savannah College Fair Expands Its Reach

The 4th annual Savannah and Low Country Private School College Fair is set for Thurs. Sept. 19 at Savannah State University.

More than 115 college admission reps will be in attendance, representing schools from local, national, and international locations.

The event, created by the college counselors at St. Andrew’s School and Savannah Country Day School, hosts Juniors and Seniors from all area private schools.

Building on the success of the event, the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC) has scheduled the annual Probe College Fair to occur on Wed.  September 18 also at Savannah State University. The Probe College Fair is free and open to the public from 6-8PM.

“Our event has been so successful for private school students and the Probe fair is hoping to build on this success by recruiting these same colleges to participate in their event for public school students,” said Wendy Sutton, St. Andrew’s College Counselor. “It’s a winning combination for all involved, allowing more students the opportunity to meet with colleges from around the globe.”

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St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School in Savannah inspiring young people age 3 through grade 12. For more information, visit https://saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941 ext 452, www.saintschool.com , email hellew@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah Educational Consultants provides help for students struggling in school

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Education Consultants Savannah

Everybody has natural strengths and weaknesses.

However, if your child is struggling in a particular academic area, there may be more to it than that. Psycho-educational evaluations @ Savannah Educational Consultants can reveal whether or not a specific learning disability, ADHD, anxiety or depression are affecting your child’s academic performance.

Evaluations provide the foundation to determine appropriate educational interventions and accommodations of benefit.

If you are interested in services or want more information, please call Savannah Educational Consultants at 912-238-9552.

Savannah Educational Consultants
130 Tibet Ave.
Suite 103
Savannah, GA 31406

Find on Facebook here.

Savannah Educational Consultants is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free, family-friendly Native American Heritage Celebration, Ridgeland SC

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Native American Celebration Ridgeland SC Morris Center Hardeeville In honor of Native American Heritage, the Edisto Natchez-Kusso Tribe of SC are partnering with the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage for a free, family-friendly Native American celebration, 1-3PM Sat. Nov. 9 2019 in Ridgeland SC.

Tribe members will teach attendees about their customs and traditions. There will be a demonstration of music and dance with a chance for folks to join. Afterwards, take your photo taken with members of the tribe. Local Native American artists will have their work on display, too.

This event will take place in the Morris Center Art Park under the big live oak tree.

FREE & open to the public.

Learn more here.

Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage
10782 S. Jacob Smart Blvd.
Ridgeland SC 29926

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Morris Center Launches Field Trips in Fall 2019

Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage announces its lineup of field trips for the upcoming school year. All K-12 state standards-based programs are cross-disciplinary and include the following curriculums: social studies, English language arts and visual arts.

Dynamic and interactive, the programs include pre- and post-visit materials for teachers to use in the classroom. Field trips to the center last approximately two hours and include a tour of the current exhibitions and hands-on activities.

For more information or to book your field trip, visit www.morrisheritagecenter.org or call 843-284-9227

(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Savannah therapists Water's Edge Counseling Chatham County

Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Katie Clay. Katie has her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Columbus State University. She has experience working with children, teens, and adults. Katie works with individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and trauma.

She also works with couples, military families, and those seeking a Christian perspective in their therapy. Katie uses techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy in her sessions. In her free time, Katie enjoys spending time with her family and two beautiful daughters.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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New Kindermusik Savannah playdates for ages 0-7

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

kindermusik savannah musical playdates Announcing Kindermusik Savannah September playdates: “Lights and Sights!”

Join Kindermusik Savannah for a morning in the Kindermusik city, on either Sat. Sept. 21 2019 or Wed. Sept. 25 2019 @ 10AM. Get ready to ride on the elevator and escalator, listen to the tolling of the steeple bells, snap some photos, and bump into some busy places and friendly faces.

Your 0-7 year old will get:

• A 40-minute class packed with learning, love, and laughter
• A Kindermusik instrument
• 10 digitally downloadable Kindermusik songs of YOUR choice!
• A $10 coupon for our weekly studio classes

Spaces in each playdate are limited and tend to fill fast, so hurry to enroll now and save your family’s spots!

Enroll at kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 for more info.

Instrument Lessons

Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano offers private instrument lessons for ages 6+ on piano, violin, guitar and ukulele! Email info@88keyspiano.com for availability.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Tot Time, Little Tumblers, Hip-Hop & Tumbling classes @ Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah

Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Crowned Elite Athletics Savannah Tumbling Gymnastics

Technique, stunting and tumbilng are the foundations of cheerleading, especially at the competitive level (High/Middle School & All-Star).

Crowned Elite Athletics’ classes in Savannah build self confidence, body control, and physical fitness.

Crowned Elite offers a variety of classes for children age 3 and older ranging from very basic to advanced levels.

Looking to move? Check out Crowned Elite’s Hip-Hop classes led by the areas BEST Hip Hop Instructors.

New to Crowned Elite Athletics gym? Come in for a FREE trial class! (Available to new members only.)

Specialty Classes

TUES.
TOT TIME: 415-5PM
For ages 18MTHS-3YR PARENT & TODDLER, COACH GUIDED. Register online here. 

WED.
LITTLE TUMBLERS: 415-5PM
For AGES 3-5: COACH INSTRUCTED TUMBLE, CHEER & PLAY. Register online here. 

THURS.
LITTLE TUMBLERS 5-545PM
For AGES 3-5: COACH INSTRUCTED TUMBLE, CHEER & PLAY. Register online here. 

SUN.
STRETCH • FLEX • JUMP 3-4PM
For all ages. Register online here. 
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HIP HOP classes

MON AGES 5-8 6-7PM
MON AGES 9-12 7-8PM
MON AGES 13-18 8-9PM
WED AGES 5-8 6-7PM
WED AGES 9-12 7-8PM
WED AGES 13-18 8-9PM
Crowned Elite’s hip hop classes are high-energy classes that combine many different urban dance styles such as poppin’, locking, and breaking. Register online here. 

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Beginner Tumbling

Teaches forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, round offs, handstands, bridge kick overs, front walk overs, and back handsprings.
Crowned Elite offers this level class for ALL ages.
MON AGES 8 & older: 5-6PM
TUES AGES 7 & younger: 5-6PM
TUES AGES 8 & older: 6-7PM
WED AGES 7 & younger: 5-6PM
WED AGES 8 & older: 6-7PM
SUN AGES 8 & older: 4-5PM
SUN AGES 7 & younger: 5-6PM

Register online here. 

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Intermediate Tumbling

Students must posses beginner skills. Teaches back walkover back handspring, bhs series, bhs tuck, standing tuck, tuck series, round off tuck.
MON: 6-7PM
WED: 5-6PM
THURS: 5-6 PM

Register online here. 

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Advanced Tumbling

Students must posses intermediate skills. These classes begin with combo to tuck, layout, bhs layout, full, double full, whip passes, etc.
MON 4-5PM
MON 7-8PM
WED 7-8PM

Register online here. 

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Crowned Elite Athletics, (912) 308-5719, crownedeliteathletics.com, 202 Bourne Blvd, Suite 160 Savannah, GA 31408, Crowned Elite Athletics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, maze, farm activities (daytrip from Savannah)

Saturday, September 7th, 2019

poppell farms savannah pumpkin patch maze

Poppell Family Farms  announced their 2019 maze theme: supporting Camp Sunshine, Mattie’s Mission and Campground Ministries while they support families who have a child that is battling cancer.

Over the next few weeks, Poppell Family Farms we will feature each organization on their Facebook page so that you can learn more about what great work they do!

Be sure to check out Poppell Farms new Web site here.

Poppell Farms  opens for the 2019 Fall season Sat. Sept 28. 

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every Saturday & Sunday Sept. 28-Oct. 27 2019.

2019 Events @ Poppell Farms

Grand Opening Weekend & Military Appreciation Military Appreciation ($2 per ticket discount w/military ID): Sept. 28, 2019

Camp Sunshine (A portion of proceeds for the day will be donated to Camp Sunshine): Sept. 29, 2019

Collegiate Football Day. Wear your favorite team shirt to be entered into drawings for prizes all day. Oct. 5, 2019

Girl Scout Day ($10 each, girls & leaders, all others in party pay discount admission rate of $ 12 ages 4 & older plus sales tax; 3 & youger are free): Oct. 12, 2019

Mattie’s Mission (Mattie’s Mission will be at the farm & a portion of proceeds for the day will be donated to their cause.): Oct. 19, 2019

Local Heroes Day (Poppell Farms welcomes Law Enforcement, Emergency Personnel & Teachers from Odum & surrounding area to the farm this weekend. Visitors in these career categories will get a $2-per-ticket discount with valid ID. Poppell will honor Hunter Higgenbotham, a 2-year old battling cancer. Poppell Farms will donate a portion of proceeds from admissions on this day to Hunter’s family) : Oct. 26, 2019

About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, get lost in the maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, crop hoppers for big kids, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

Poppell Farms, email  here, (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Open House @ Calvary Day School

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Calvary Day School Savannah daycare childcare pre-school

You & your family are invited to get a first-hand glimpse of all the amazing opportunities available for students in Pre-K through 12th grade @ a Feb. 23 2020 open house @ Calvary Day School in Savannah 

Calvary Day School open houses are the perfect chance to see what today’s learners are doing to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Learn more here

Open House @ Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave, Savannah

Sun. Feb. 23 2020, 2-4PM

Register online here for the Nov. open house.

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Private Tours

Private tours are also available throughout the school year from 9AM-2PM. To schedule your private tour, call Calvary admissions department at (912) 351-0700  or email admissions@calvarydayschool.com to schedule your tour.

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

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Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404 On Facebook here. On Twitter here.  Follow Calvary Day School on Instagram here.  Calvary Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Freebies & discounts for Hurricane Dorian evacuees

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Hurricane discounts freebies dorian Atlanta braves Mandatory evacuations are pricey.

Here are some discounts to help save money for those evacuating to the Atlanta area during Hurricane Dorian.

FREE college football tickets: Georgia State is offering Dorian evacuees free tickets to this Saturday Sept. 7’s football home opener against Furman @ 7PM inside Georgia State Stadium. Free tickets are available to residents of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina who have been displaced due to mandatory evacuations in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian. Residents who show a valid driver’s license from the specific coastal zip codes that are under a mandatory evacuation will be eligible to take advantage of this offer. Up to four (4) complimentary tickets can be claimed at the Georgia State Stadium Office windows – while supplies last – beginning at 9AM Thurs. Sept. 5 through kickoff on Sat. Sept. 7. Children 10 & younger are free. Learn more here.

FREE Braves ticketsFree Braves tickets to residents of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas who received mandatory evacuation orders. Two games this week are open to evacuees of Hurricane Dorian:
Tues. Sept. 3 7:20PM, Braves vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Thurs. Sept. 5 7:20PM Braves vs. Washington Nationals
Tickets can be claimed @ SunTrust Park ticket booths, while supplies last, starting at noon on both days. Anyone with a valid ID showing one of the specific coastal zip codes under mandatory evacuation is eligible for the free tickets. One ticket per person with ID. Everyone in the group, including children, must be at the ticket window to claim their ticket. (Children 2 & younger do not need a ticket.) Details here. 

LEGOLAND discount: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta is offering half off admission to Hurricane Dorian evacuees on Tues. Sept. 3 to Fri. Sept. 6.

$3 Discount at Children’s Museum of Atlanta:  Children’s Museum of Atlanta is offering a $3 discount on admission to Hurricane Dorian evacuees from Florida, Georgia and South Carolina Thurs. Sept. 5 & Fri. Sept. 6. (Museum is closed Wednesday) The attraction hopes to provide those impacted by the storm with an educational escape where children and families can experience the power of play. Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in the highly-interactive exhibit based on Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning television series, “Doc McStuffins.” This offer is valid for walk-up guests only with proper identification from an evacuated area.

Discounts @ Georgia State Parks: Georgia’s State Park welcomes evacuees and their pets, including horses at parks with equestrian facilities. All cottages and campsites will allow pets during this time. Pet fees will be waived. Campsites and cottages are available at regular rates, and “dry camping” is free during this emergency event. Learn more here.

Chattanooga, Tenn. 

The Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga is offering half-price tickets to the aquarium and the IMAX theater for evacuees from Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. The offer is available through Friday. Residents will need to present a driver’s license at the ticketing center.

New Kindermusik Savannah September classes

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Kindermusik Savannah New September class themes at Kindermusik Savannah  with 88 Keys Piano.

Kindermusik Savannah family classes for ages 0-7 (meeting Mondays at 10:30AM, Tuesdays at 10AM, and Saturdays at 11AM) will be starting “Big Back Yard.” The baby class for ages 0-24 months (meeting Tuesdays at 11AM) will be doing “Bluebird, Bluebird!”

Your first class is free! Visit  kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 to enroll your child!

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Open Houses @ The Habersham School

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Open House Habersham School Savannah

The Habersham School in Savannah offers several open houses for prospective families.

These admissions events and tours are wonderful opportunities for parents to learn more about the distinctives of a Habersham education.

Learn more here. 

2019 open houses & admissions calendar

Oct. 1: 2020-21 Online Applications Open

Nov. 15: Early Childhood Open House | RSVP Here

Dec. 1: First Round Admissions

Dec. 6: Pre-K3 – 12th Grades Open House | RSVP Here

Dec. 10: Upper School Open House | RSVP Here

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About The Habersham School

The Habersham School, Savannah
PK3-12th

The Habersham School opened its doors in fall 2012, seeking to restore education to its purest form. The academic foundation is built upon the time-honored tradition of classical, liberal arts education, where students are taught to question, to investigate, to dialogue and to create.

In contrast with the uncertainty and hectic pace of today’s world, Habersham offers a nurturing and orderly environment where all learning is firmly rooted in the immovable truth of Christ.

Meaning and purpose underpin every aspect of instruction, leading students to discover the joy of learning and the virtue of hard work. Further, the unique all-school House system builds rich tradition while fostering community, competition, service and student leadership.

The Habersham School, 505 E 54th St, Savannah, 31405 (912) 509-0540. On Facebook here. Follow on twitter@habershamschool & on Instagram here.  The Habersham School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser