Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

A First Look at Private Schools

Published September 2010: ParentUSAcity.com

A First Look at Private Schools

Article Overview:

The right school for your child might be a private school.

Whether your child is in preschool, elementary, middle, or high, an ideal time to start researching the idea is the fall the year before you want your child to be enrolled. That is, now! Here are guidelines to begin. Continue reading

September 21, 2010 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Collinsville educator gets another chance to conduct

Published in the 9/14/10 issue of the Suburban Journals

Collinsville educator gets another chance to conduct
Retired music teacher to lead band in November

Bruce Hawkins said he got the best going away present imaginable for a music teacher when he retired from Collinsville schools last year: A published piece of music dedicated to his years of service.

“It is one of the most thrilling, memorable things anyone has done for me, and I’ve had a lot of thrilling moments in my 35 years,” said Hawkins, who led the middle school band for two decades. Continue reading

September 21, 2010 Posted by | News Stories, Newspaper Writing, Sample Work | , , , , , | Leave a comment