Visit RJ Homes at Harvest Fest

Parents interested in learning more about the home-buying process and down pay assistance are invited to visit the RJ Homes booth while at Harvest Fest. The real estate experts will let you know about free upcoming classes where these topics will be discussed in depth.

History Of Halloween

What do you think of when you hear the word Halloween? Eating an endless amount of treats, playing scary pranks, or carving giant pumpkins may pop into your mind. October 31 brings a day full of costumes and trick-or-treating. But why do we celebrate Halloween? This spooky holiday dates far back and has changed quite a bit over the years.

We’ll See You Tonight at McDonald’s Night!

Stop by McDonald’s, at 6651 E. Tanque Verde, tonight from 5-7 p.m. to have a great meal and socialize with other La Paloma families. Central will receive 10% of sales for this event, so you can help our school while having fun!

Discoverer’s Day

The second Monday in October is a U.S. holiday celebrating the discovery of the New World. Discoverer’s Day, also known as Columbus Day, acknowledges Christopher Columbus’ finding of America, as well as the other important early explorers that came after him. Additional notable voyagers include Lewis and Clark, James Cook, Henry Hudson, and Amerigo Vespucci.

Autumnal Equinox

Fall begins every year on the day of the autumnal equinox. Typically, this event takes place on September 22 or 23. This year, the equinox will happen on September 22 at 1:02 p.m. MST.

A Helping Hand with Homework

Parents will do anything for their children. So, it should come as no surprise that when children are agonizing over nightly homework assignments, parents are eager to alleviate the pain by offering their help. This raises several questions: What are the best ways to help kids with homework, and how much help is too much?

The Great American Solar Eclipse

Here are two fortuitously coincidental facts: the sun is approximately 400 times further away from us as the moon, and the moon is approximately 400 times smaller than the sun. Because of that cosmic congruence, the moon and the sun appear to be the same size. The reason it’s fortuitous is that, during a solar eclipse, the moon exactly covers the face of the sun, allowing spectators a rare chance to see the sun’s atmosphere, or corona.

A Path to Financial Independence

Connections Vineyard Church sponsors Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University on the campus of La Paloma Central. Beginning August 22, families will learn to achieve financial independence over the course of nine consecutive Tuesday evening classes.