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Learning Comes Alive - How Teachers Help Kids Love History

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers." If you heard Henry V give this rousing speech prior to the Battle of Agincourt in Shakespeare's play, you would be impressed. If you heard a band of 3rd graders, dressed in medieval regalia, reciting...

Starting the Year With a Prayer Walk

 

Like the days of Nehemiah, we must rebuild the walls of schools. Every year we end school a bit broken down: kids stream out and leave piles of broken pencils, notebooks, and binders; textbooks are worn out; carpets are dirty; teachers are,...

The Reading Life of an Accidental English Teacher  {and embedded book titles to add to your reading list!}

“I've come to realize that however blue my circumstances, if after finishing a chapter of a Dickens novel I feel a miss-my-stop-on-the-train sort of compulsion to read on, then everything is probably going to be just fine.”  {Towles, Rules of...

The Lasting Impact of Encouraging Words

Often the simple things can have the biggest impact on our kids, especially timely words of encouragement. 

Chandler Lawing- College Prep, What High School Taught Me

Parents and teachers in our community strive to equip Covenant Classical graduates for their future.  A question and answer style survey was sent out to reccent CCS graduates to hear what they think.

Leadership

When it comes to leadership, many students can be lulled into believing one’s training can wait. With college degree in hand, simply head to the local book store, purchase one of the many leadership books crowding the stores shelves and presto!...

Making the Grade- But Whose Grade is It?

Have you ever felt tied to your child’s school performance? Does your stomach sink or blood pressure rise when you see a low grade? I wonder, how does a parent’s identity get so caught up in their child’s grade? Grades are simply tools for...

College Prep, What High School Taught Me

 

Parents and teachers in our community strive to equip Covenant Classical graduates for their future.  A question and answer style survey was sent out to reccent CCS graduates to hear what they think.

Equals, Not Clones: Insight on College Admissions

The 100-meter dash runners make their final preparations before the gunshot. Silently they take their places, muscles tense, minds alert. The gun fires. The racers leap out of their blocks. The race is over in less than 15 seconds, and the winner...

Choosing the Right School for Your Child

Choosing the best school for your child is one of the most important decisions a parent can make. There are so many factors to consider: public vs. private, class room size, homework, uniforms, Christian vs. secular, and on and on. In this...