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How Students Come to Believe Truth is Subjective

This blog was adapted from a speech given to our high school students in chapel in the fall of 2022.

Twenty-four years ago, during my first few months of teaching in classical education, my colleagues were tossing around confusing terms I'd never...

Two CCA Seniors Commended in National Merit Scholarship Program


Every year, approximately 1.7 million students across the country take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT).  Students who score in the top 3-4% are named Commended Scholars.  This commendation looks great to college admission offices...

Gratitude for the Faithful Service of a Teacher



Teaching is a calling deserving of the highest honor and praise. Should you question this statement, step into a classroom and teach for a day. -Vicki Vaughn

 There is no gift to adequately express gratitude for the value of a CCA teacher. CCA...

Why Do We Act Like Everything is Okay, When It Isn't?


A few years ago, I took our dog to the vet. For weeks, he had not been acting quite like himself. I debated whether or not to take him to be seen because I couldn't decide if he was really sick. After the vet examined him, I discovered that he was...

What Happens When Students Feel a Sense of Belonging at School

"Welcoming" is not the word I would use to describe most high schools. High school can be a harsh place for teenagers trying to figure out who they want to be in the world. If we learned anything from the movie Breakfast Club, it is every student,...

The Biggest Challenge Parents Face Today

The greatest challenge parents face today is the constant competing messages children receive daily through their electronic devices. Protecting your children from sinful and emotionally harmful messages they see and hear is an enormous task. It...

Let's Get Excited for the School Year!

It's one of my favorite seasons of the year:  Back to School!

Welcome Our New Middle School Principal!

I have heard it said, "It takes a special kind of person to work with middle schoolers!" CCA is blessed to have just this special kind of person join our school community this year. We are excited to welcome our new middle school principal, Travis...

Just a Shot Away: How to Shelter Your Children

Parent: Do you know anything about movies?

Gibbs: Not much. How come?

Parent: Well, my son wants to see this new Batman movie and I don’t know how I feel about it.

Gibbs. How old is your son?

Parent: He’s fourteen. The movie is PG-13, and I often...