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What Does It Mean to be a Leader?

Published on July 3, 2014, by Family Scholar House to the FSH Stories Category.

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” This quote by John Quincy Adams is the essence of what not only our single-parent scholars are achieving, but what our young scholars are practicing.

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“Every Day is Father’s Day”

Published on June 11, 2014, by Family Scholar House to the FSH Stories Category.

Here at Family Scholar House, we are so grateful to have the help of community members who graciously give their time and talent to further the mission of FSH. Three students from Collegiate, during their week of volunteering, learned about the many opportunities FSH provides to the single-parent students

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A Bright Constellation

Published on March 5, 2014, by Family Scholar House to the FSH Stories Category.

There is a new constellation consisting of 20 stars that can be seen from the Parkland neighborhood. This constellation consists of a group of single parents who upon moving into the Parkland Scholar House discovered their shine. These Parkland stars completed their first semester after moving into housing receiving GPA’s above a 3.0, five of which are 4.0’s!

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On Snow Days

Published on February 12, 2014, by Family Scholar House to the FSH Stories Category.

I’ve been thinking about snow days a lot recently. Of course, we have all had plenty of time to think about them because we have had so many of them. Through the magic of Facebook, I am blessed to have a good number of “friends.” Some are more familiar to me than others and, together, they comprise a unique social group, with diverse backgrounds, experiences, opinions, interests and perspectives. This is easily seen in the thoughts and photos they share. So understandably, my FB friends have different reactions to our extreme winter and the impact it has had on their schedules, their lives and the school calendar for their children.

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The Power of One

Published on December 5, 2013, by Family Scholar House to the FSH Stories Category.

At FSH, we witness what I will call the multiplicative inspiration property, the power of one inspired person to affect exponential change through a progressive succession of interactions that yield a result far more significant than one. The power of one = ∞

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Adopt-a-Family

Published on November 8, 2013, by Family Scholar House to the FSH Stories Category.

Last year, my family and I decided to participate in FSH’s Adopt-a-Family program. Being a recent college graduate, living at home and completely out of touch with the true cost of living, the experience had a huge impact on me and how I view the little things, basic needs like socks and body wash. Items I had never in my life had to do without.

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