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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

4 Reasons Why the Values Your Child Is Taught in Elementary School Matter

As Christian parents, we all strive to teach our children biblical values while they’re young. Whether caring for a hurt friend, showing gratitude for a gift, or humbly admitting mistakes, you know that a child’s earliest teachings can impact them...

Make It a Spring Break You Will Treasure

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 and...

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...

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,...

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...

Parent Involvement Helps Keep Students Safe

No parent should have to worry about their child's safety on a school campus.

When we see news coverage of a school shooting, after we get over the shock, our minds often turn to prevention. How can we prevent this from happening??

Embrace the Season of Summer for Your Family

This morning I encountered a majestic bald eagle perched on the branch off the shore of a smoky lake.

One of the things I love most about hiking is the unexpected discoveries. Unfortunately, hiking also brings unwanted encounters like washed-out...

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...