December 1, 2019

The students at JMA have been breaking boards for charity this holiday season. Students as young as 4-years old thru adult have been collecting pledges for the amount of boards that they can break within 10-seconds. We ended up raising $5,000 for the charity.

What a great charity! The Raleigh Rescue...

August 3, 2019

JMA Students perform acts of kindness in order to earn their community stripes this cycle. This works out to thousands of acts of kindness. Great Job, Team!

March 21, 2019

 The kids did a great job at Warriors Take the Stage 2019! We hope that this performance affected those who watched.

August 30, 2018

Eye-Contact and social touches are fading away from use in society-things that distinguish us from beasts making us human.

A creature was spotted in France 200 years ago. It was captured, and they determined that it was an 11- year old boy who had run wild in the forests for most of his life. He was...

August 17, 2018

As you probably know, kids have short attention spans. Well, so do goldfish with an attention span of about 9 seconds.

Adults even struggle with their attentiveness, and a study from Microsoft found that, “since the year 2000 (or about when the mobile revolution began) the average attention span drop...

August 15, 2018

Keeping our Kids Safe

I’m not one to tell you that the world is any more dangerous than in years past. Some will use scare tactics as marketing tools for anything from safes to self-defense courses.

Statistically speaking, we are living in one of the safest periods of the last 50 years.

Violent Crime h...

August 8, 2018

Stephen Hawking was asked what the greatest human shortcoming was. He replied,

“The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression, it may have had survival advantage in caveman days, to get more food, territory or partner with whom to reproduce, but now it threatens to destroy us all.”


August 3, 2018

The sad face emoji is not an expression of empathy.

Having empathy means that you value someone’s current position in life. It is more than the click of the mouse.

We are more connected than ever. You may have 2,000 Facebook “friends” but they are more like acquaintances than people with whom we have...

August 2, 2018

Ability to sell and influence others

We already know that to empower means “to give power to” and our mission is to equip everyone with the confidence to live successful lives.

Our kids will enter the most competitive job market that the world has ever seen. Due to rapid globalization, American gradua...

July 30, 2018

Ability to make decisions and solve problems

Life requires balance. There are times when we must stand firm, rigid, and unyielding. When it comes to our values and guiding principles, these you can not budge on. Other times will allow for compromise.

Success relies on having a good understanding of th...

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