Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Program offers academic support in small-group classes. The Program’s goal is to help capable students overcome individual differences and develop the strategies necessary to meet with confidence the academic challenges of the Christ School curriculum. Integral to this support system is the student’s willingness to be a productive, successful student, open to the techniques and strategies presented within the context of the program.

Goals:

  • To develop time-management techniques and organization skills
  • To master and internalize study strategies and study techniques
  • To identify individual academic strengths and weaknesses
  • To use those strengths to overcome relative weaknesses and help students reach their academic potential
  • To assist in setting measurable goals

Course Outline:

Notebook Organization, Goal Setting, Time Management, Note Taking, MLA Formatting, Outlining, Highlighting, Essay Writing, Study Skills, Test Preparation

Evening Study Halls

In-Room Study Hall: For the disciplined student, evening studying takes place in the dorms. This two-hour time, scheduled for each evening (Sunday – Thursday) and proctored by a Houseparent and a senior leader, is time for homework completion, reading and studying. Quiet time is observed.

Evening Classroom Study Hall (ECSH): A classroom setting of 10 – 15 boys with a faculty member as proctor, Evening Classroom Study Hall (Sunday – Thursday evening) helps students make efficient use of the designated study time. Students come prepared to complete their assignments, study, or read, just as they would for In-Room Study. There is no additional fee for Evening Classroom Study Hall.

Evening Classroom Study Hall-S (ECSH-S): Under the direction of the Director of the Learning Resource Program, proctors are available to help students (limited number per classroom) maintain focus and productivity during the evening study period. Each night, Sunday through Thursday, students are assisted with their work. The intent is for proctors to oversee student organization, prioritization, and assignment completion.

Please email or call Felice Stokes, Director of Learning Resources if you have any questions:

fstokes@christschool.org or (828) 684-6232 ext. 111

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Meet the Learning Resources Department

Beth Duhaime

Titles: Instructor, Learning Resources, Instructor, Mathematics, Instructor, Yearbook
Degrees: B.S., Business
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Biography:

Beth Duhaime’s third year at Christ School will be particularly memorable. She and her husband, Engineering Instructor Marcel Duhaime, have a son Sawyer ’18 at Christ School.

Mrs. Duhaime is a Learning Resources Instructor who teaches Pre-Algebra, with Publication and Design serving as her after-school activity. She graduated from Northeastern University in 1987 with a B.S. in Business. Mrs. Duhaime’s pastimes include walking the family dog, Bella, kayaking small lakes and ponds, boating at nearby Lake James, traveling the world, and designing and sewing.

Prior to coming to Christ School, Mrs. Duhaime taught at three schools in New Hampshire: Bishop Brady, Bow, and Brewster Academy.

José Martin

Titles: Instructor, Learning Resources, Instructor, History
Degrees: B.A., Political Science
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José Martin teaches in the Learning Resources Department. A graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Martin taught history and economics and worked in marketing and business before joining the Christ School faculty in 2011.

Mark Moroz

Titles: Instructor, Learning Resources, Instructor, English
Degrees: B.A., Communication Studies
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Biography:

Without question, Mark Moroz has turned Christ School football into a consistent winner. Entering his seventh year, Mr. Moroz has only lost to arch rival Asheville School once, and has led the Greenies to three NCISAA championship game appearances. His overall record as a head coach is 77-22.

Mr. Moroz was an All-American lineman for Wake Forest University and earned a B.A. in Communications from the Atlantic Coast Conference school in 2004. He was then a professional player in the NFL and CFL, before two seasons on the Demon Deacons coaching staff (2006 and 2007).

Mr. Moroz is presently a Learning Resources Instructor. Outside of school he likes spending time with his family, hiking/backpacking, playing guitar, and playing piano. He and his wife Liz have a daughter, Mary Claire.

Dale Sparacino

Titles: Instructor, Learning Resources
Degrees: B.A., Special Education
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Biography:

Dale Harris Sparacino is one of the longest-tenured faculty members at Christ School. She uses her 26 years of experience to aid the Learning Resource Program and teach the Test Prep Class. She was part of the first year for the Learning Resource Program and is its former director. She will oversee the student Lectors for the Chapel program this school year.

Mrs. Sparacino earned a B.A. in Special Education from Florida Atlantic University in 1980 and her teaching background includes jobs in with Henderson County Schools and the Hun School of Princeton, N.J.

Mrs. Sparacino enjoys the outdoors, travel, and time spent with her family. Her husband’s name is David.

Felice Stokes

Titles: Director of Learning Resources
Degrees: B.A., Special Education
B.A., Recreational Management
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Felice Stokes serves as the Director of Learning Resources. She is a graduate of Belmont Abbey College. Mrs. Stokes is Orton-Gillingham trained and is a member of the Learning Disabilities Association.

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