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Joy Hale

Joy has a passion for Jesus, family ministry, and coffee! She is the Director of Community Care at Covenant Christian Academy in Colleyville, TX. She is wife to Charlie and mother to Bailee, Ellie, Charles, and Gabe. She holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of North Texas and a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Dallas Baptist University.

Recent Posts

Fun Ways to Keep Kids Moving This Summer

Did you know P.E. classes originally began to train children to be soldiers?

In ancient Greece, Plato offered P.E. classes at his school. Typically seven-year-olds began physical training to prepare for future careers as warriors or athletes. In the...

Why Kindergarten Choice Matters?

Your house is showing signs of foundation problems. There are cracks in the walls, and the doors are not closing correctly. Not exactly the things you want to see when you are a homeowner. Foundation repairs are costly and messy. A strong home...

What Does It Mean to Win a Soccer State Championship?

The Covenant Cougars varsity boys' soccer team beat Cypress Christian to win the TAPPS D3 state championship.  This win represents a remarkable turn-around from the sweeping losses experienced during last year's season. Please continue reading to...

Covenant Graduates Are Uncommon Leaders

CCA graduates are a living legacy of Covenant's unparalleled education. Covenant graduates pursue opportunities, take on challenges, and are prepared to lead. This is evident in Alexa Black's pursuit of excellence since she graduated from CCA in...

The Ideal School for Academics, Athletes, and Artists

CCA Basketball Player Gage
Art education is proven to foster creativity, confidence, and critical thinking in students as well as boost their academic achievement. Unfortunately, budget pressures and an increased focus on standardized...

The Uncommon Action of a CCA Student

7 Reasons Your Child Should Read the Bible

Nine out of ten households own a Bible. However, very few families actually dust off their Bible for regular reading. If the adults in the home are not reading the Bible, it is safe to assume the children are not either. This is unfortunate since...

There is No Such Thing as Neutral Education

“Going to school feels like watching a rated R movie every day.”  quote from a Christian, public, junior-high student

Reasons to Get Excited for the New School Year

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Back-to-School time!

The transition from summer to school is one of my favorite times of the year. Every last moment of the summer gets a little bit sweeter. I treasure every splash in the pool and every unscheduled...

Nine Must Have Books to Help Children Cope

Tears. Panic. Difficulty breathing. Refusal to participate.

Childhood anxiety can be hard to understand and even more difficult to comfort.