Epic Love, Lust, and Loss

Most human beings want and seek romantic love, but is it worth the risks of heartache if love is uncertain, stigma if society disapproves, and heartbreak when love is lost? For answers to this question, we will turn to selections from classical epics, whose myths about Greek and Roman love goddesses and the mortals whom […]

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Welcome To Our Progymnasmata Blog!

Major Project 1: Travel Progymnasmata Overview For Major Project 1, “Travel Progymnasmata,” you will craft both creative and explanatory responses to our course readings in relation to the progymnasmata. What are progymnasmata? They are the “rudimentary exercises” practiced by students in Greece, Rome, and Renaissance Europe—as well as by Thomas Jefferson and American students all […]

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Program Rationale

Childhood obesity has reached epic proportions in the United States with more than 1/3 of children being overweight and nearly 18% of children between the ages of 6-11 being obese. The health consequences of childhood obesity include diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. Keep reading to see how the Creating Healthy Bodies Campaign plans to combat overweight and obesity in our youth populations.

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Program Mission Statement, Goals, and Objectives

Mission Statement:

Working with the Loudoun County Public School District personnel, parents, and caretakers, our program seeks to promote the health and success of the students by increasing student knowledge about healthy behaviors as well as providing guidance as to how to increase their fruit and vegetable intake while reducing consumption of competitive foods. Please continue reading to learn about the goals and objectives of the program.

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