Covenant Classical School Blog

Never miss an update! Subscribe to our blog.

What I Really Want For Christmas

You can tell a lot about a child by their Christmas wish list. I remember one year, our eldest, an adventurer, wanted mystery books; our #2 daughter, the girly-girl, wanted a tea set and a parasol; our son, guy that he is, wanted a slingshot,...

3 Steps for Quiet This Christmas

Shhh...can you hear that? It’s the sound of quiet. Mentally put yourself on your couch in the dark with a cup of some hot beverage and the only lights that are on are those on your sparkling, beautifully decorated Christmas tree. You stare in...

Laziness .v. Leisure

 Why are so many Americans burned out and exhausted?  We live in America, the land of opportunity. Our great country was founded on strong work ethic, but somewhere along the way we as a society have forgotten what rest looks like and how to do...

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 ABC’s of Summer Activities for your Older Child

 Here is a booklet you can print (with space in between each letter and its corresponding activity).  It is a self-paced guide for keeping your adolescent productive over the summer. Good for ages 9 and up, boy or girl.  (Tell them it can be done...

The Joy of Being a Fan

I grew up with a basketball hoop at the end of our street. I spent hours out there with my brothers shooting baskets and playing "HORSE." But when it came time to compete, I didn't make the grade. My high school team had won the state...

5 Benefits of Athletics, Even When You’re Not Competitive

Not everyone is competitive.

My father grew up in a family of athletes. He was one of nine kids, and the Williams’ brothers were known around Tampa for their prowess in football, boxing, track and field. You name it. They excelled. Daddy told...

Advent: Could One Word Change Your Christmas Tradition?

For my family, what began as tradition was defined and transformed by one Latin word.  

My firstborn was in sixth grade when the word entered our home and renewed our Christmas celebration.When my children were little, we desired for their...

Classical Music and the Young Child

If your child is between the ages of four and six, it is time to introduce them to the finer things in life. I’m talking about, of course, classical music. Now before you think it’s all Bach and no bite (sorry!) let’s explore some fantastic...

Benefits from Missions: A Student's Perspective

Thinking about taking a mission trip with church or family?  Concerned about cost and whether it is worth your time and investment?  Check out what Covenant Classical School 2018 graduate, Chloe Gantz, has to say about Missions.  Her heart and...