Impact Christian Academy Celebrates Our Educators This Teacher Appreciation Week Teacher Appreciation Week has been celebrated nationwide during the first week of May since the National PTA established it in 1985. This year, it runs from May 2nd – to 6th. We feel very blessed to have our passionate teachers as part of the Impact family. They are the ones who continue to inspire and lead our children to reach their full potential every day. The last two years have been anything but easy, oftentimes the near future was uncertain, making it hard for teachers to plan lessons and group
Remembering the Meaning of Easter Spring can bring about the excitement of warm weather, the end of the school year, and the notion that summer is around the corner! We mustn’t forget that it is also a big celebration of life, especially for us as Christians. While it is fun to celebrate with ideas of egg hunts and the Easter Bunny coming out to play, we wanted to remind you where all of these modern ideas came from, and their origin in relation to Easter. Easter Lilies All kinds of flowers bloom in spring, but Easter lilies hold a special
4 Reasons Why Your Child Belongs at Impact Christian Academy Right now, we are in a crucial time when everyone, especially children, deal with so much. Our students have learned how to maneuver through life in a pandemic, something no other recent generation has had to endure. They are learning about self-esteem in an age of social media and figuring out who they are in a world filled with billions of people with divergent points of view. Impact Christian Academy was created to provide Jacksonville families with a viable option for world-class education that is coupled with a supportive Christian
Finding Your Purpose During Black History Month Every February, people in the United States celebrate the achievements and history of African Americans as part of Black History Month. It honors all Black people from all periods of U.S. history, from the early 17th century to today, and has even begun to be recognized internationally in the last decade. From civil rights trailblazers to activists, there have been many names that have become leaders in politics, culture, science, and more – like Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and Rosa Parks, just to name a few. These heroes have all made a huge
We Do School Differently You always want what is best for your kids as parents. You want them to have all of the love, safe shelter, good health, and best education that is available. Don’t think that you can’t have a say in all of these matters – your choices can make a huge impact on your kids. While your child’s education is typically determined by school zoning boundaries and places of residency, that doesn’t mean you are stuck with the local school you may not want your children to attend. We’ve outlined the difference of all of your choices
Why Teach Altruism? Altruism is at the core of our values here at Impact Christian Academy. It highlights the importance of selflessness and promotes putting others’ needs ahead of your own. It stems from humans’ innate desire of helping people, without the obligation of doing so, or the expectation of being rewarded for such kind gestures. While the goal of altruism is not for personal gain, the practice does reap some positive benefits in the process. We believe those who are altruistic become the most successful by learning life skills and making positive impacts on their community as they go.