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Born in China, Victoria Sun moved to Quebec when she was six and a half years old. She spoke Chinese and French fluently. Then, in the summer of her sophomore year of high school, Victoria and her family moved to Boonton Township, New Jersey. “It was a culture shock,” says Sun, now 21 and […]
Feature Profile: The Kuthari Family The Kutharis moved from Somerset to Short Hills when twins Saachi and Aaru were in first grade. In Somerset, they attended private school, but in Short Hills, due to their age, they were required to enroll in kindergarten. “I knew immediately that school wouldn’t be enough of a challenge,” says […]
Feature Profile: The Spear Family For the past four years, Priddy Learning Academy has been a constant in the Spears’ lives. “I feel like it’s a second home,” says Mrs. Spear, mother of three. “The years go by, it doesn’t change. It’s like visiting an aunt or uncle. Math is just something you do when […]
Dean Ah Now, 13, relishes in solving tough math problems and doesn’t back down easily. His mother, Mrs. Lee, saw his potential in pre-kindergarten. “He was outside playing basketball with his friends,” she says, “keeping track of the scores in his head.” For enrichment, she began doing workbooks with him, until she had her second […]
At Priddy, the structure and adaptability of the program allows students to foster the love of learning any subject. In most cases, it’s reading and arithmetic. For the Goel’s, it’s been those and more. “We came in for reading and math,” says Mrs. Goel, mother of sons Arjun, 8, and Rohan, 6. “But there’s so much more to […]