The Pillar – May 2019

High School Students Prepare for College with Senior Defense At Cornerstone, we’re committed to ensuring our students are prepared for college and a successful career. One way we help them develop much-needed skills is through the Senior Defense project that every student must complete in order to graduate. Senior Defense Coordinator, Crystal Jackson, guides our[…]

Creating Long-lasting Success

Increasing Cornerstone Student Success with the Senior Defense Project School districts across the country have been working on ways to increase the college retention rates of their students, according to Crystal Jackson, English teacher and Senior Defense Coordinator at Cornerstone Health + Technology High School (CH+THS). “Seniors did not have enough experience with research, writing[…]

The Pillar – April 2019

  Cornerstone Offers Customized Approach to Career Preparation for High School Students The educators at Cornerstone Health + Technology High School (CH+THS) are deeply committed to knowing each student individually and our students benefit from a customized approach to their high school experience. Kordilia Noble, Career Preparation Manager, told us that the process for the[…]

The Pillar – March 2019

  Announcing the Lincoln-King Academy John Adams & Andrew Young Center Did you hear? Lincoln-King Academy will expand to serve grades 6-9 beginning in the fall of 2019. This expansion means we’ll be able to welcome more students to the Cornerstone family. This $6M expansion includes the addition of a new building as part of[…]

The Pillar – February 2019

The Pillar – February 2019 Why Do Families Choose Cornerstone? Cornerstone provides students with a holistic K-12 education that serves them and their families from kindergarten through graduation and beyond. We’ve produced a new video to highlight the many reasons parents choose our schools for their children. We hope you’ll share it so that other[…]

The Pillar – January 2019

The Pillar – January 2019 Cornerstone Health + Technology High School Students to Visit Senegal Cornerstone Health + Technology High School students Brandon Harrell and Da’laye Ford will be traveling to Senegal in July on behalf of Youth for Global Health and Social Justice, as part of a group of sixty high-performing high school scholars[…]

The Pillar – December 2018

  The Pillar – January 2019 Career Pathways Serves Both Scholars and Corporate Partners More than 200 Cornerstone Health + Technology High School students attend weekly internships, learning first-hand on-the-job skills at a variety of businesses. OHM is just one of our internship providers. In this video, OHM Advisors president, John Hiltz, shares how important[…]

Winter Clothing Drive for Cornerstone Families

As the snow and slush takes over our roads, and cold winds blow throughout the day, we want to be sure our Cornerstone students and their families are keeping warm. This winter, the Cornerstone K-8 schools are collecting winter items for the students and families. We always appreciate the generosity of our Partners and friends[…]

The Pillar – November 2018

  The Pillar – November 2018 The Pillar | November 2018 Cornerstone Alumna Comes Back for Partner Morning There are many stories about Cornerstone’s Partner Program and how it results in long-term relationships between students and their adult Partners, who often stay connected for years. We recently heard from Lindsay Jenkins, a Cornerstone alumna and[…]

Invest in the Future with Your IRA

Sandy and Tom Youngblood have been supporting the students of Cornerstone for more than 25 years. “We go all the way back to when Clark Durant and Cardinal Maida got together to start Cornerstone, and we’ve been here ever since,” Tom says. Sandy and Tom have a heart for education and for doing what they[…]