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One Proud Papa

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By Stephen C. Schultz



The heat was radiating across my face. Small beads of sweat were building on my forehead. The sun reflected through the glass. Hot air swirled around me as though I was somehow stuck in the middle of one of those hot air popcorn poppers.
Such is the routine every time I get in my car while staying in St. George, Utah. Even with the windows cracked, it heats up like an oven. Then, when you turn on the air conditioning, it blows hot air for about twenty minutes. However, the fact that I was raised in the temperate climate of the Northwest United States and have yet to adjust to time spent in the desert, is not what this short muse is about. My purpose for writing this piece is actually quite different.


I recently had one of those parental experiences that don’t happen very often. It was an experience that took me by surprise…and since it happened, I have had to think a little bit more about it.

I was in St George for one of my daughters volleyball matches. She is o…

College Prep for Struggling Teens!

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By Stephen C. Schultz


I received a call while at the grocery store just this last Saturday. It was a mother who was at her wits’ end. It was only the second week of school and she had already received a call from her son’s school stating he had shown up “High” and had “Hash Oil” in his possession.


For some families, the start of a new school year only brings up bad memories of years past. Often they are memories of calls with principals; discussions with teachers and worrying if their son or daughter even made it to the school each day.
With summer winding down and many schools across the country having already started, now is a good time to assess the academic preparedness of your son or daughter. Are they on track or are you afraid it will simply be another year of falling behind? Have they struggled with some emotional concerns or faced a few social setbacks?



Discovery Academy may be a valuable solution for getting a student back on track!You can learn more from this previous articl…