Types of Headaches, Why We Get Them & How to Treat Them
Q&A with Scott Brown, Coach & Learning Specialist, Editor in Chief of Overjoyed
When we received the wonderful news that an alumni family made an anonymous major gift to The Joy School for our outdoor space, the AEIOU (Association for the Evaluation & Improvement of Outdoor Utilization) jumped into action.
Here's why and how you can fix it.
How Giving Globally Can Increase Empathy Locally
This an adventure pushed me out of my comfort zone and challenged me physically, mentally and emotionally more than ever before.
How can anything that is constantly changing become routine? Many parents struggle with this question regarding their growing children's hygiene needs.
Fourteen pairs of students worked together to create arcade games, which they built out of 80% recyclable materials.
How to Tell Whether You have Allergies or a Cold
Congrats to the TJS alumni who made the Head of School honor roll at St. Pius X High School for their outstanding academic achievements in the fall semester!
At the Alumni Happy Hour in January, our 21 and older alums shared their fondest memories of TJS!
Check out all the pictures! We look forward to more fun events in the future!
Learn all about these scary symptoms and when to investigate
How to tell when to keep your child home from school.
Share a drink with us, on us. Gather with your old friends, teachers, and administrators while we share stories and catch up.
When Ms. Sorensen's seventh graders learned about 5-year-old Ryland Ward, they knew they wanted to help.
The energy these passionate students brought to the stage reverberated throughout the back courtyard for all who attended!
The students learn how to be flexible with one another, understand that when we all work together we can accomplish big goals.
Kids think they are just hanging out, decompressing and doing a fun activity. Little do they know they are doing so much more than that. There are so many benefits of puzzles!
How one movie strengthened bonds among TJS alumni, teachers, students and more.
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Our 5th graders participated in the Global Cardboard Challenge this year, creating a real-life arcade out of mostly recycled materials for our students and parents to enjoy! Here they are with some of their creations.
Thanks to all the alumni who came to visit us at Family Fun Night! We are so lucky to have you and can't wait to see all you accomplish!
We are so proud of these alumni! Shout outs to these athletes for making time for their passions.
We are overwhelmed by the number of alumni who came to visit TJS already this fall semester! Here are some of the friendly faces we were so glad to see
Give these poignant videos a watch, and you'll feel at least a little smile tugging at the corner of your mouth.
While books may not be on the top of your priorities list, they provide a needed escape, a way to learn and grow, and something tangible to hold onto, which can be so important following loss.
"Are we having Genius Hour today?" From the day we introduced Genius Hour to our classes, students asked this question frequently and with great anticipation.
Here are a few of our favorite moments from viewing the eclipse at TJS!
The most epic, extreme TJS moments from graduation!
Congrats to Charlie and Doug, two TJS alumni who came in third and second at the Heights 5K race this weekend!
Our kids brainstormed, directed and starred in this video about kindness! (Inspired by the Kindness Boomerang video.)
What metacognition means and how you can harness its power
Teachers create "You Matter" window highlighting all middle school students.
A TJS student, teacher and alumni parent share their perspectives on self-advocacy.
From defining themselves by their diagnoses to accepting and advocating for themselves, Joy School students go through a transformation.
A baby zonkey was born at Y.O. Ranch Headquarters, and they named it after The Joy School!
Yesterday this group of alumni volunteered their time to share their high school experiences with our middle schoolers. We are so grateful and incredibly proud!
Mrs. Wilson's class kicked off this week in the kitchen - using math! Arithmetic never tasted so good. Check out these cute photos!
Snacks are shared and bags are decorated for Lunches of Love by Buddy Teams at our annual TJS Picnic. What a great way to kick off Thanksgiving break!
Mastering the elements sounds like something you'd read about in a science fiction novel, but it's actually what Mr. Li's students did in class right here at TJS.
Watch clouds form and fire shoot out of a bottle in slow-mo!
Last night The Joy School was one of 1600 small companies to be awarded as one of Houston Chronicle's Top Workplaces of 2016! In fact, we were ranked number 11!
Join The Joy School's Alumni Facebook Group to reconnect, share stories, post photos, and ask questions of each other. All TJS alumni are welcome to join!
Last week our Speech-Language Pathologists hosted a learning opportunity for parents on Executive Functions. Check out their presentation to learn about executive function skills, cognitive flexibility, and the challenges and strategies associated with these skills in the classroom and at home.
Learn about the three types of Dyslexia and how they present in students.