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New Study: Academics In Preschool Boosts Learning

Any parent or teacher will tell you how important Preschool is to a child’s formative learning process. In a Preschool environment, children are exposed to a variety of social and cognitive activities that greatly aid their development into well-balanced members of a student community. Preschooling philosophies are wide and varied and range from emphasizing heavy playtime activities, to a greater focus on academic pursuits. While it might seem laughable to ...
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Interview With A Top Cedar Hill Prep Alumnus: Pranav

Meet Pranav. Pranav is an alumnus of Cedar Hill Prep (2nd through 8th grade) and is currently in his sophomore year at Princeton Day School after having completed a successful freshman year. We asked him to share some of his experiences and how they have shaped his academic and social experiences since graduating from Cedar Hill Prep. CHP: What achievements/awards at Cedar Hill Prep are you most proud of? Pranav: ...
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How To Set Your Child Up For Getting Accepted Into Their Dream High School

We recently highlighted how difficult it can be to get into a private middle or elementary school in the Garden State and offered parents 5 tips to improve their chances of getting accepted to a top NJ private school. Unfortunately for both parents and prospective students alike, it only becomes more competitive as children approach high school. For example, private elementary schools in New Jersey have an average acceptance rate ...
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Building Resilience: Turn “I Can’t Do It” Into “How Can I Do It?”

The facts are scary. A 2011 study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health reported some shocking realities for parents: 1 in 9 children attempt suicide before their high school graduation. Of these attempts, 40% are made before reaching high school. This alarming news highlights that now, more than ever, is the time to teach resilience to our children. The feelings of worthlessness that can lead to depression and suicidal ...
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Cedar Hill Prep Educational Summer Bucket List

Educational Summer Bucket List For Kids In New Jersey

Summer learning loss is a widely talked about reality where students lose between one and two months of academic knowledge (depending on the subject) during their time off from school every summer. Many studies have suggested that summer school and literacy programs significantly help to prevent this loss of learning, but these options aren’t viable for every parent. The next best thing is something that is conceivable for every parent, ...
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