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Helping Your Middle Schooler Navigate Ups and Downs

Do you remember the 1970’s “Dr. Doolittle” with Rex Harrison? There was this unusual creature called the “Pushmi-pullyu”(pronounced Push-Me-Pull-You).  No one was ever exactly sure what was the front of them.  This describes pre-teens!

Even...

An Interview with Steve Caldwell, Covenant Classical School’s New Athletic Director

Q. Tell us a bit of your background.

Even though I'm an accountant by degree, I've always worked in sales—in specialty food service equipment, soft serve machines specifically, and insurance products. Many years working in those industries, my...

25 Questions to Engage your Kids After a Long Day at School

It is the first week of school.  You have prayed, planned, purchased supplies, packed all of the lunches and driven. Driven, driven, and driven. You have driven to school, from school, to piano, dance, soccer, and volleyball and home from all of...

Cultivating Thankfulness in All Seasons

Thankfulness. Seems like a pretty easy attribute to attain, right? When it’s a beautiful sunset, a great accomplishment, or simply my youngest remembering  to brush his teeth without asking...hallelujah! I can hear the chorus. But if we are...

Co-Heads of School Share a Vision for Education:Meet Jane Dearing and Stephanie Prince

Co-Heads of School Jane Dearing and Stephanie Prince took over the leadership of Covenant Classical School in 2016. They were kind enough to answer several questions to give the community insight into their style of leadership and vision for the...

Preparing a Christian High Schooler to Face Temptations in College

Our well-meaning youth pastor took our college-bound son out to lunch. While it was thoughtful of him to reach out to my senior, towards the end, he made a comment that said, in effect, “You will cross the line and do terrible things in college...

Moms In Prayer—Mothers Praying Together for Their School Children

I took pictures before she left and baked cupcakes for after school.  I couldn’t help myself. I was bursting with pride for my wonderful firstborn, all dressed up for her first day of high school.  Oh, she was scared stiff, all right. Weren’t we...

Managing Media in the Home

A few months ago we looked at the decision that all of us parents need to make regarding when to allow a child to get a personal electronic device.  As difficult as that process is to walk through, I believe the greater challenge we face as...

S.T.E.M.: A Science Teacher's Perspective Part 2

Rather than focusing on one academic area of interest, a classically educated student is educated as a whole. They are taught to respect and nurture their physical and spiritual bodies, to explore and understand the wonder of the natural world...

Stem : A Science Teacher's Perspective Part 1

I've been thinking much about the latest "fad" in education. It seems like every couple of years, an educator and a politician team up to take on what is wrong with education in America. Fueled by frustration, fear, and hope for a quick fix, the...