1. The Secrets of Water

    Water has some very special chemical and geometric properties.  It is fascinating, how you can tie difference areas of study, such as chemistry and geometry, together.  Nature will willing give up her secrets, if only we investigate, and find them. http://www.secretsinplainsight.com/2015/10/13/water/…Read More

  2. Monument Alignments in the UK

    There are many fascinating alignments of monuments throughout the world, but here are a few from merry old England and other parts of the United Kingdom. http://www.secretsinplainsight.com/2016/06/09/trip-to-uk-ireland/…Read More

  3. The Ancient History of Halloween

    Have a happy Samhain. That is what Halloween was originally called in Ireland, where the holiday originated with the ancient celts. http://www.history.com/topics/halloween/history-of-halloween…Read More

  4. The Benefits Of STEM Education Part 1

    When it comes to your child’s education, you want them to be equipped with the tools needed to succeed in the adult world. Athena Preparatory understands this and offers top-notch high school STEM programs to give your student the education and innovation needed to make the best out of the future. Two months ago, we looked into the importance of STEM education and why it is a great choice for ed…Read More

  5. Smaller Classes Equals Smaller Issues Part 2

    Last week, we glossed over a couple of rarely considered benefits when looking to enroll a student in a private school. The list of pros goes beyond the major awards of improved teacher/student relations and better attentiveness in the classroom. Athena Preparatory serves as the top private high school in Lodi. Our focus on student enrichment is the key to our program’s success. Receiving instru…Read More

  6. Smaller Classes Equals Smaller Issues Part 1

    Sitting in a sea of faces can hamper a student’s ability to receive proper education. In a previous blog, we mentioned the benefit of utilizing a smaller class size to better educate students. With fewer students per teacher, Athena Preparatory is your Top Rated Local® private high school in Lodi. Today, we’ll look at more positives when reducing the classroom size. Beyond the obvious benefit…Read More

  7. Why Is STEM Education So Important?

    STEM High School Education — The Key To Unlocking Successful Thinkers There is a reason that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are all combined into one powerful group — it is because they require critical thinking, in-depth analysis, logic, and perseverance. It is because they all require the student to be a problem solver, and to see each new setback and each new hurdl…Read More

  8. More About Our Curriculum

    Preparing for college and life beyond involves so much more than passing the SAT or ACT, getting good grades, and making sure you fulfill the entrance requirements. While all of these aspects of high school will get a student into college, it may not get them into the prestigious college of their choice, it may not be enough to get them the scholarship they need, and it may not be enough to help t…Read More

  9. The Case for Private High School – Part II

    Last week, we began to discuss the key differences between public and private high schools, particularly here in Lodi. Our six determining factors of why parents have chosen a private education for their children for decades are: Money Attention Values Curriculum Safety College You already know that the money you put into a private school gives you the freedom you need to have your voice heard and…Read More