Fostering Leadership Qualities in Children

by Kathy DeFreece Leadership isn’t just for adults, politicians or the rich and famous. Leaders can be any age. The earlier kids learn leadership skills and discover their own unique leadership strengths, the sooner they can begin making positive differences in the world around them. Kathy DeFreece coordinates the CMDS Student Leadership Team. [...]

Fostering Leadership Qualities in Children2018-11-16T19:40:06+00:00

Kindness Counts: Hattie Mae and Harrison’s Ways to ‘Choose Kindness’

“Choose Kindness” has become an internal slogan for the students, faculty and staff at Christ Methodist Day School. CMDS highlights the Fruits of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23) throughout the school year, but kindness is the subject of intentional emphasis all year long. From daily devotions and Chapel lessons to a campus-wide signage effort, teachers strive [...]

Kindness Counts: Hattie Mae and Harrison’s Ways to ‘Choose Kindness’2017-11-08T19:31:23+00:00

CMDS 6th Graders Take On ‘E-Day’ at University of Memphis

E-Day, a celebration of ingenuity and all things engineering, was the perfect bridge for CMDS 6th Graders and their STEAM-powered designs and plans. The University of Memphis Herff College of Engineering hosted E-Day, which consisted of competitions and walk-up activities. Thousands of Memphis-area middle and high school students participated in the event. Sixth graders from [...]

CMDS 6th Graders Take On ‘E-Day’ at University of Memphis2017-11-01T19:12:21+00:00