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Different… and Yet Also the Same

Published on November 6, 2017

The children’s room at Louisville Scholar House, gets a lot of love from our families. During orientations and workshops, you can always find little ones amusing and entertaining volunteers. Books are read and pictures are drawn and rocking horses and trains are played with.

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What Do You Want to Do – When You Grow Up?

Published on July 25, 2017

After the anticipation of summer and a break from school, it doesn’t take long for that initial excitement to turn into boredom from a lack of activities or things to do. To combat boredom and summer learning loss, we encourage and find support for our kids to attend various camps and we even create our own. Last week, some of our kids from ages six to 16 attended Career Academy, a camp developed and led by our staff.

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One Thing That No One Can Take Away From You – Knowledge

Published on February 21, 2017

An FSH Participant reflects back on her journey.

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Coming Full Circle

Published on February 2, 2017

Helene Trager-Kusman, one of our Academic Advisors, shares a glimpse into her time at FSH.

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College Sweatshirt Fridays

Published on December 4, 2016

If you follow us on social media, you know that College Sweatshirt Fridays kicked off this past week. This tradition at Family Scholar House will continue over the next several months and we want YOU to join in the fun! But first… You might be wondering how College Sweatshirt Fridays started at Family Scholar House. Show your spirit! Wear the colors of the school you graduated from! Show your Cardinal Pride! These are all wonderful reasons to wear a college sweatshirt, but our reasoning is a tad different…

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I Am A Cancer Survivor & This Is Why I Love Nurses

Published on August 5, 2016

Two years ago today, August 5th, I received the troubling news that I had melanoma cancer. And so began an unknown, stressful, frightening and often painful adventure, one on which, I am so very glad, I was accompanied by attentive nurses. I love nurses. Anesthesiologists put me under; surgeons cut on me; oncologists evaluated me. Nurses tended to my nausea, monitored my chemo drug infusion, and calmed my soul. They attended to my whole self.

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