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What Exactly Does an Interim Headmaster Do?


I first met Keith Castello when I was the Head of School at Regents School of Austin. He had only recently began his career as Headmaster at CCA. We worked together in those early years to build the Texas Consortium of Classical Christian...

Leadership in High School: What Does it Look Like?

"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." John C. Maxwell

At Covenant Christian Academy, the student government is called the House System. Students are divided into houses when they enter high school. The four houses...

5 Most Dangerous Places For Kids To Be Online

Reprinted with permission from Protect Young Eyes, a leading digital parent education website. Original post can be found here.

For All the Parents Whose Child Won't Get An Award

It’s that time of year again. Award ceremony time.

Why Grandparents Matter

"What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies."– Rudolph Giuliani

Explaining Classical Education to Your High Schooler

They say sometimes you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.

What is More Lovely Than Teaching Our Kids to Worship?

"Worship is an ordered way of acting and living that sets us before God so He can transform us….it is a lifestyle. It is to permeate the daily fabric of our lives." Richard Foster in Celebration of Discipline

Dr. Christopher Perrin is widely...

Why We Don't Have a Prom

When you think back on your school prom, do you have memories of awkwardness, expense, or insecurity? When I went to my prom, I didn’t know how to dance, the music was not even really conducive to dancing, and the whole evening was kind of...

What is Feed the Need All About?

My children live a blessed life and have no idea what it feels like to eat dirt cookies. As a parent of extremely blessed children who are growing up in a private school in an affluent part of town, I am grateful for opportunities like Feed the...

Parents: Let Your Child Fail

 Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. Denis Waitley 

When my kids...