“In order for man to succeed in life, God provided him with two means, education and physical activity. Not separately, one for the soul and the other for the body, but for the two together. With these two means, man can attain perfection.” - Plato
At St. Paul Lutheran School, we are committed first and foremost to the spiritual and academic development of our students. However, that is not to the exclusion of physical activity and athletics. By integrating academic instruction with regular physical activity, we help our children develop into healthy, well-rounded adults.
In this article, we are discussing the vital role of physical activity in your child’s educational experience.
A growing educational movement in Michigan, there are now over 300 charter schools in the state. According to My Charters, an organization raising awareness about movement charter schools are:
“Charter schools are free, independently-operated public schools that have the flexibility and autonomy to meet their students' needs.”
Combining the freedom of private school with the affordability of public education, charter schools often seem like the best-case scenario for parents searching for alternatives to traditional academic instruction in the area.