Presidential Elections

When they returned to campus after so many months of distance learning, our high school class started the first day with a discussion about what kind of classroom climate they wanted to create, including  how to handle disagreements, disrespectful behavior, etc. One student suggested they 

Through the eyes of a poet

Poetry has long provided a safe outlet for people to express (and sometimes even uncover) their emotions. Many find it difficult to share their personal feelings, stories, and traumas face-to-face or in stark, realistic details – often they do not even understand these tough truths 

Julie: A Gift for Rylee

As a military family, we experienced back-to-back moves that our daughter, Rylee, who was also bullied at past schools, did not handle well. Rylee has ADHD and anxiety, and she has never dealt with change well, much less multiple moves and traumatic experiences in such 

Inspiring History: Aseltine’s 2019-20 End of Year Award Recipients

At the end of every school year, Aseltine issues several awards to celebrate student success. Each award boasts a historical background special to Aseltine, and selected students have exemplified the unique criteria of each during their journey. Even in the current, shifted educational landscape, this 

6 Ways to Stay Positive Amid Current Events

It can be hard to maintain a positive mindset during this time of uncertainty. With ever evolving circumstances and, for some, major changes to our usual routine, it’s normal for feelings of concern, stress, worry and otherwise to creep into our day-to-day. Whether quarantine has 

6 COVID-19 Friendly Summer Activities

Summer is here, and, even amid current events, there’s no reason to miss out on your favorite seasonal activities. Whether traditional pastimes or those that have been adjusted to meet social distancing guidelines, this summer may look different, but it doesn’t have to lose the 

5 Creative Ways to Stay Connected

Heartwarming videos of people finding any and all ways to stay in touch with one another are flooding social media. From surprise curbside visits from afar to phone chain check-ins, it has been incredible to see so much good during this difficult time. In the 

5 Tips for Tackling Distance Learning

With a few weeks of distance learning under our belts, many are feeling overwhelmed with managing their student’s new schooling program alongside working from home, everyday life and/or caring for additional family members or friends. With that in mind, below are some distance learning tricks 

Aseltine School Participates in GoFundMe’s #GivingTuesdayNow

To help address the impact that the COVID-19 crisis has had on our school, Aseltine is participating in #GivingTuesdayNow: GoFundMe’s Grant Match Program. The first 300 participating nonprofits to raise $1,000 from at least 10 different online donors will receive a matching $1,000 grant from 

COVID-19 Crisis Support Resources

During this time of uncertainty and instability, we know that many families are struggling to maintain the basic, day-to-day necessities we all require. Organizations across San Diego County and beyond are offering a variety of services to help those in need with rent, food, childcare, 

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