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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 newBatmanmovie 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...

Encourage Your Child to Shine

Have you ever had one of those moments where you're watching your child do something really well -something you never thought they could do? Or, a time when you knew they would do well, but they knocked your expectation out of the park, all because...

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...