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Changing Behaviors – A Matter of Skill, not Will.

Posted November 8, 2018 in Bulldog Blog

By Anne Methe After thirty wonderful years here at PBDA as a classroom teacher, followed by a brief year of semi retirement, I was fortunate enough to be able pursue my goal of working with students who need extra support right here at PBDA.  This September I joined the Student Success team on the Lower ...

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Mr. Sarko – Ninth Graders, Galileo, and Future of Astronomy

Posted September 24, 2018 in Bulldog Blog

By Tom Sarko, Upper Campus Science Teacher: Last Friday, I gave a presentation on Galileo Galilei to the 9th grade class as part of the preparations for their upcoming trip to Italy. While in Florence, they will visit Museo Galileo – Institute and Museum of the History of Science. Galileo is credited with being the ...

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Coach Gunkel on Coming Home!

Posted September 21, 2018 in Bulldog Blog

By Grace Gunkel ’05   In life, kids have dreams about what they want to be when they grow up. I can remember being in kindergarten and having a career parade. We had to dress up as what we wanted to be when we grew up. I showed up dressed like my teacher. I didn’t ...

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PBDA’s “Feel” Returns with the Start of a New Year

Posted September 13, 2018 in Bulldog Blog

By Dorothea Cvelbar, Associate Director of Admission Don’t get me wrong, I love summer. I love the warm weather. I love the fact that I can drive around with little traffic and rarely a bridge delay. I love the idea that children have time to relax, enjoy some down time and do things they might ...

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9th Grade Freshmen Scale New Heights

Posted September 3, 2018 in Bulldog Blog

By Bryce Stewart As we were pulling out of the Florida Turnpike rest stop Tuesday morning, Dhru began serenading the boys’ van with Willie Nelson’s classic hit, “On the Road Again.” I thought to myself, “How prophetic! This class is going to be all over the globe this year.” Our first ninth grade trip was ...

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Late Summer Count Down

Posted August 8, 2018 in Bulldog Blog

As each day of PBDA’s 97th summer vacation ticks down to the start of the 98th school year, activity on both campuses ticks up. That is true every August, when the quiet days of summer gradually give way to an increasing tempo that leads to the highest energy day of the year – Opening Day. ...

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