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Educating LDS Youth, Ages 0-18, & Their Parents

Est. 1997 - St. George, Utah

Founded on Words of Prophets, Modern Educational Research, & Traditional Wisdom

Traditional Wisdom:

The Inseparable Connection Between Education and Liberty

A 15 Minute Clip.



"Many Americans have lost sight of the truth that righteousness is the one indispensable ingredient to liberty."
(President Ezra Taft Benson, "The Constitution a Glorious Banner," April, 1976.)
    Therefore, we emphasize character training and parental example.

Modern Educational Research - Highlights

  • Appropriate brain stimulation within the first three years can produce higher brain function throughout life.
  • Smaller brains result from lack of such stimulation.
  • Stimulation or lack thereof can affect IQ by as much as 20 points.
  • Stimulation develops and preserves and/or increases neurological pathways and keeps them healthy.
  • Why emotion-linked and stress-free learning are important.
  • What frequency is and what it has to do with learning.
  • The heart brain, and heart energy and the roles they play in a student's ability to learn.
  • The gift of repetition.
  • Food, environment and learning.
  • Learning the divine pattern of teaching.
      Therefore, we offer classes that guide parents in day-by-day, week-by-week activities that stimulate and more fully develop young minds. We also instruct in the best health habits and environment for a healthy mind, and provide links to resources detailing the Savior's way of teaching.

    Words of the Prophets:

  • Joseph Smith - If children are to be brought up in the way they should go, to be good citizens here and happy hereafter, they must be taught. It is idle to suppose that children will grow up good, while surrounded with wickedness, without cultivation. It is folly to suppose that they can become learned without education. (Discourses of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 273)

      Therefore, we offer classes to parents, as well as students, explicitly outlining many facets of academics, life skills and religious education.
  • President Russell M. Nelson wrote:
      "Because of our sacred regard for each human intellect, we consider the obtaining of an education to be a religious responsibility. Yet opportunities and abilities differ. I believe that in the pursuit of education, individual desire is more influential than institution, and personal faith more forceful than faculty. Our Creator expects His children everywhere to educate themselves. He issued a commandment: “Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith.” (D&C 88:118.) He assures us that knowledge acquired here will be ours forever. (See D&C 130:18–19.) (Ensign, Nov 1992, 6)

      Therefore, we have based our curriculum on 'Seeking learning 'Out of the best books', even by study and also by faith'.
  • We believe as did Presidents Kimball, Benson, and Hinckley, that one cannot be at his best spiritually or mentally unless and until he is at or near his best physically.
      Therefore, we emphasize physical health and well-being.
  • We believe as President David O. McKay, that:
      "True education awakens a desire to conserve health by keeping the body clean and undefiled. True education trains in self-denial and self-mastery. True education regulates the temper, subdues passion, and makes obedience to social laws and moral order a guiding principle of life. It develops reason and inculcates faith in the living God as the eternal, loving Father of all."

      Therefore, we strive to teach true and correct principles in all subjects.
  • We believe as President Eyring that spiritual education should come first, but that that does not relieve us from also emphasizing and doing our best in pursuit of secular knowledge.
      Therefore, while we start and end each day with scripture study, sandwiched in between are rigorous academic and life skills classes.
  • And, we believe with Presidents Taylor and Young that it is best to have those teach our children who teach the doctrines of the kingdom. In fact, we believe that the following quote from President John Taylor sums up the point and purpose of LDS education.
      "Let our teachers be men of God, imbued with the Spirit of God that they may lead them forth in the paths of life, and warn them against the various evils and iniquities that prevail in the world, that they may bear off this kingdom when we get through, and be valiant in the truths of God. Teach them how to approach God, that they may call upon him and he will hear them, and by their means we will build up and establish Zion,... We want to prepare them for these things; and to study from the best books as well as by faith, and become acquainted with the laws of nations, and of kingdoms and governments, and with everything calculated to exalt, ennoble, and dignify the human family. We should build good commodious school-houses, and furnish them well; and then secure the services of the best teachers you can, and thus "train up your children in the way they should go." Solomon said, if you do, "when they are old they will not depart from it." (Journal of Discourses 20:60)"
      Therefore, we have created the Beehive LDS Curriculum which we teach in Beehive Academy and Preparatory, and which we have placed on this site for your benefit.

    Explore the site to learn about us, what we have to offer, and how we may be of benefit to you and yours.

                  With Best Wishes,

                  Craig and Mary Kessler, Founders
                  Beehive LDS Schooling, LLC.


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    DISCLAIMER

    While Beehive LDS Schooling, LLC. does adhere to the precepts, teachings, and doctrines of The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints, head-quartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Beehive LDS Schooling, LLC. is not affiliated with the Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints and is solely responsible for the contents of this site.

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