Education

It’s common knowledge that all kids learn differently, and new technology makes catering to those needs far easier.

“Kindergarten is so full of firsts—the first time for hot lunch, the first time they get to read a book on their own, the first time they tie their shoes. I see them come in as little preschoolers, but they leave as first-graders.

Parents seeking another option for their child’s education are now being offered just that in Plymouth.
    

Providence Academy broke ground on July 18 on an extensive performing arts center expansion, expected to be ready for the 2014–2015 school year.

Kindergarten readiness begins at birth. From the very beginning, parents are the first and most important teachers in a child’s life. Reading to children, talking about colors and exposing children to language help prepare kids for school—and life—success.

Derek Wiitala is always looking to make things better—on the field, in the classroom and around the community.

As more Baby Boomers reach the age of retirement, they’re faced with an omnipresent quandary: What do you actually do with your day after you leave your work life behind? The hours once spent on the job leaves more time than many know what to do with.

Every year Plymouth Magazine features a select few of our accomplished high school students, kids who have excelled at their schoolwork as well as on the playing field. We’ve been wowed by soccer stars, National Honor society members, musical prodigies, basketball champions and more.

This year, more than 450 kids ages 7–12 will be impatiently awaiting the word “go” to submerge themselves in Life Time’s eight-lane competition pool for the first leg of the youth triathlon.

The Plymouth community celebrates its kids. The superstars on the field, the academic powerhouses at state competitions and the award-winning artists are often rewarded for their achievements in the press.

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