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The Importance of “Soft Skills” in Education

Success at school When I was at school, my teachers, parents and peers focused on academics as the key to success in life. It was a given that doing well in academic disciplines more or less guaranteed a successful career, a meaningful place in society and a rewarding adulthood. Words for non-academic skills But educators [...]

2017-09-24T16:11:40+00:00 By |

Space Voyage at the Go Galactic! Fall Festival

A virtual voyage to the moon and beyond Space exploration is surely among humankind's greatest accomplishments. Perhaps the pinnacle of such exploration was when the United States landed men on the moon in 1969. Since time immemorial, humans have dreamed of visiting the moon. When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon in [...]

2017-10-08T16:36:30+00:00 By |

Announcing the Seventh Annual Fall Festival!

Our annual festival has become a fixture in the Holly Springs autumn calendar. We look forward to continuing this tradition by presenting our Go Galactic festival in the fall. This year is our seventh festival and we excited to invite parents, families and the public to enjoy another year of family-friendly events, rides, food and [...]

2017-08-02T15:05:34+00:00 By |

Announcing the Sixth Annual Fall Festival

Our annual festival has become a fixture in the Holly Springs autumn calendar. We look forward to continuing this tradition by presenting our Soaring With Stories festival in the fall. This year is our sixth festival and we excited to invite parents, families and the public to enjoy another year of family-friendly events, rides, food [...]

2017-07-17T18:07:51+00:00 By |

Join us for stories of rockets, space, and things that go boom!

This event in brief You are invited to join us in a family-friendly setting for a Q and A session with a prominent local scientist while enjoying coffee and snacks. This informal event allows children and adults to quiz (or even grill!) a scientist on interesting topics of the day. This is a great way [...]

2017-05-29T17:34:36+00:00 By |

Announcing our 2015 Fifth Annual Fall Festival!

We are already hard at work planning our next Annual Fall Festival! Our past festivals have proven to be an enormous success, and we look forward to continuing this tradition by presenting our Save the Rainforest festival in the fall. Check out the Festival webpages The festival web pages include need-to-know information about the time [...]

2015-07-08T13:54:44+00:00 By |

Science Week is an official event of the 2015 NC Science Festival

The New School's Science Week is participating in the North Carolina Science Festival! We celebrate the things we love and admire. And we’re familiar with music and art festivals, of course. But until recently there was no equivalent acknowledgement of the importance and role of science in our lives. So it seems only [...]

2015-03-17T17:35:36+00:00 By |

New School to Host its First Chess Tournament

The New School Montessori Center is delighted to announce that we will be hosting its first chess tournament on Saturday, February 9th. The tournament will be held at The New School Montessori Center with our New School Chess Club pitted against Davis Drive Elementary/Middle School in addition to participants from other schools. […]

2014-02-02T17:46:06+00:00 By |
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