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Winter Has Passed: A Tribute to Dave Cook

As I consider past events, January 27, 2017, has become a remarkable date. In the midst of new leadership and a burgeoning building project, a literal GIFT walked through the doors of Covenant Classical School. Little did I realize the impact and...

Five Important Questions to Consider When Choosing a Kindergarten

Choosing a great Kindergarten program for your child is daunting but not impossible! Parents want a safe and loving environment for their child where values that have been taught at home are reinforced. Parents also want their child to be...

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

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...

A Perspective on Classical Education

Several years ago, I attended a writing lesson with a clear objective. The teacher instructed students to create a descriptive draft based on careful observation. Initially, he projected an image on the screen and told us to burn the picture into...

Children and Chores

“You’re lucky, Mom, you don’t have any chores to do.” That complaint was courtesy of my four-year-old whose only responsibility that Saturday morning was to empty three wastepaper baskets. It is true that my four kids were being trained to...

Milestones in a Child's -- and Parent's -- Life

In raising children there are certain momentous occasions we call milestones. Baby books list things like “waves bye-bye” and “holds cup,” but neither of those were half as significant to me as when my baby learned how to blow her nose. At last I...

Men's Health: Following the Example of Jesus, Part 3

For the past two weeks, I have focused on fellowship and food. The last pivotal focus area is our fitness. Wow, has this been overdone! Media and other distorted influence makes us believe working out is the most important thing. It is vital to...

Men’s Health: Following the Example of Jesus, Part 2

My first focus was fellowship. My next most important place to focus for health is food. If you think modern food in America isn’t corrupt then take a look at our health. The most common reason for liver transplantation in 2020 is predicted to be...

Men's Health - Following the Example of Jesus, Part 1

In 20 years of being a Family Physician, I’ve recognized some key impacts on the health for modern men. Fellowship, food, and fitness are three pivotal places to focus in order to be healthier. Jesus was a great example of all of these if you...