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    Beginnings Encourages Foreign Language Learning

    Jonathan Sommer       

    At Beginnings School we encourage our students to learn about other languages and cultures.  Since many of our families are international and speak languages other than English at home, we like to incorporate basic words into the classroom and oftentimes Beginnings parents share their traditions from home in the classroom by reading stories in...

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    Beginnings School’s Fall Festival

    Jonathan Sommer       

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    Attention everyone! Join us for our Fall Festival Saturday, October 27th from 10:00am-12:00pm. There will be a costume parade, magic show, pumpkin bowling, a pie contest, and more! It's a perfect time for those of you who have never visited us before to see the school, speak with our parents, and learn more about us!

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    Season for Learning and Play

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    While parents know how to keep their children’s education on track during the school year, they struggle with how they should continue to promote learning during the summertime. According to an article written by Dr. Donna Housman in The Metrowest Daily News, “Emotional, social, and creative skills – often acquired outside the classroom –...

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    July Open House!

    Jonathan Sommer       

    Beginnings School will be holding an Open House on Tuesday July 17th from 9-11am and Wednesday July 18th from 9-11am.  In addition we will be holding a special evening Open House on Wednesday, July 18th from 7-8pm.  Come meet our staff, tour the facility, chat with Beginnings parents, and meet the Founder, Dr. Donna Housman.  Please let us know...

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    Secrets to Success: Giving Reasons

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    Something as simple as giving reasons to back up our rules and decisions can help our children accept our answers, even when they aren't the answers they are hoping to hear!  I know when I was a kid, my parents would say “I want you to come home by 8pm” and I’d ask why and they’d say “Because I said so”.  The “saying so” phrase...

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    End of the Year Picnic!

    Jonathan Sommer       

    [gallery size="medium" ids="730,732,731"]   Despite the precarious weather conditions yesterday, the rain died down about an hour before the event and we were able to hold our annual End of the Year Picnic. Beginnings parents, teachers, and staff flocked to the school (many bearing treats) to celebrate. Kids were able to...

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