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What Happens When Teachers Honor Parents

As a school administrator, I observed valuable practices of parents and teachers that profited students’ long-term academic advancement and spiritual growth. The intentional collaboration of parents and teachers form the best possible foundation...

What Happens When Parents Honor Teachers

In 1944, Isidor Isaac Rabi, an American nuclear physicist, won the Noble Peace Prize for his discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance used today in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). When asked who most influenced his life, Isidor said,

Be Anxious for Nothing

 

This past summer, I spent time seeking GOD's direction for my next prayer assignment at CCA. For more than 30 days, I heard nothing. Finally, amid a very difficult time for my family as we suffered the loss of my aunt, the LORD told me to pray...

Fall Bucket List for Families

I delight in the transition from summer to fall a little more every year. I love breathing in the crisp air, the transformation of the trees to crimson and gold, the crunch of acorns under my feet, and all the pumpkin flavor. The days get...

The Ramones, Springsteen, and Classical Education

Some of us are old enough to remember the Ramones, the punk rock band that intentionally stripped-down late 70’s rock music in an effort to return what had become of “rock music” to its original forms.

Short songs.

Rebellious lyrics.

Raw guitar...

Making the Most of Senior Year: A Mom’s Point of View

My job at Covenant has a variety of tasks. One of my favorite tasks is what I call “senior parent coordinator.” Early in the school year I host a senior parent meeting to discuss the details of the year, which include events, expenses, and...

Opportunity to Learn Engineering Technology on a Solar Car Team

 

2019 marked the 3rd year for CCA to field a solar car team in the Solar Car Challenge, which is the premier national solar car competition for high schools founded in 1995. Solar cars competing in the Solar Car Challenge are designed,...

Does Your Middle School Child Have Too Much Homework?

Nobody really LIKES homework. Students dislike it in general. Parents dislike it when it cuts into family time and causes undue stress. Teachers dislike grading huge stacks of it (believe me, I speak from experience!).

Auditioning: What I Learned When I Didn't Get the Part

I first fell in love with acting in CCA’s 7th grade drama class. I was so excited to perform in the play. I was even more excited to have found my passion. I continued to do several plays, summer shows, and drama classes. I soon began...

Being an Elite School-Minus the Snooty

Classical Christian schools are sometimes accused of being, to use a sophisticated term: snooty. Latin and Greek names for everything, Socratic dialogue, uniforms, Cotillion, a spring formal instead of a prom… An outsider might conclude the...