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Experience PDS! For Rising 1st-6th Grade Boys • Tuesday November 27

Rising 1st through 6th grade boys are invited to experience PDS on Tuesday, November 27 from 8:30-10:30. Students will have the opportunity to participate in various activities in our Design Thinking Studio as well as our art studio. While boys are engaged, parents are invited to tour the school and visit with teachers and administrators.

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What Does It Mean to Be a Servant Leader? Featured

Helping Your Son Live Out the November Virtue of the Month

Welcome to November! Our virtue of the month is the Servant Leader. Not sure what that means or how to help your son live that out? Keep reading for an adapted excerpt from our new book 7 Virtues of Godly Manhood:


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Fortnite: Trick or Treat? Featured

If you have a son at PDS, chances are you have heard of the video game Fortnite. The game was released in 2017 and has only grown in popularity since then—an estimated 78.3 million people played the game in the last month alone.

Fortnite is a collaborative game where players can compete alone or work as a team via headset, either with people they know first hand or strangers also playing the game. This game can be found on several gaming outlets: Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, even cellphones.

Fortnite is everywhere you look these days, and because of its accessibility, violence, and addictiveness,it can be a pretty controversial topic—especially when you are asking what its place is in your family. It also opens up the conversation over whether to allow video games in your home at all.

The differing opinions are endless, and we believe it’s a matter of judgment, where there truly is no right or wrong answer if you are carefully considering what’s best for your family. To help you weigh the pros and cons, we reached out to two PDS families and one teacher, all three with different views on gaming in general and Fortnite specifically:


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Worship: An Invitation To The Joy You Were Made For

In the past two articles we learned how to draw near to God and how to lead family devotions. In this article, I hope you will see the ultimate way for you and your family to know and respond to God’s love is through worship. Worship is not just something for us to do at church. Worshipping God is the most important thing you will do both now and for eternity.


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What Does It Mean to Be a Servant Leader?

Helping Your Son Live Out the November Virtue of the Month Welcome to November! Our virtue of the month is the Servant Leader. Not sure what that…

Fortnite: Trick or Treat?

If you have a son at PDS, chances are you have heard of the video game Fortnite. The game was released in 2017 and has only grown in popularity since…

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In the last episode, Braxton launched a new series on "The Three Primary Roles of a Parent." In this episode, he explores the first role: "Parents…