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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...

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

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

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...

Remembering God's Faithfulness


I hit the single key on the keyboard and simultaneously felt my stomach drop to my feet. It was the fall of 2008, I was a senior filling out college applications and had just typed “0” in response to the question asking for my family’s annual...

Two CCA Seniors Named National Merit Finalists


Every October, approximately 1.6 million juniors across the country take the PSAT. About 16,000 of these students who score in the top 1% earn the title of National Merit Semifinalist.  7,500 of these semifinalists will move on to be named ...

The Most Important Questions to Ask about Private School

We’re all familiar with FAQ’s ( Frequently Asked Questions) on websites or instruction pages, but when it comes to deciding where your children should attend school, let me submit a few SAQ’s (Seldom Asked Questions) for you to ponder.