Welcome – Back to the Glory Days
May26

Welcome – Back to the Glory Days

Summer 2017 Photo Above: Courtesy of Karen Moore and Susan Schwab Grace Academy, Georgetown, TX The education of worshipers WORLD Magazine’s Joel Belz published an editorial on Christian schools in the U.S., “Glory Days Behind Us” (September 03, 2016). Frequent supporters of classical Christian education, WORLD and ACCS President David Goodwin discussed charter, Christian, and classical schools, as well as education’s cultural force....

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2017 Summer
May26

2017 Summer

Artwork Above by Elliana Elkins, 10th Grade Jonathan Edwards Classical Academy, Nashville, TN Online Articles Summer 2017 Welcome – Back to the Glory Days Graduates Profile A Substitute’s Story DIY Parenting Century Watch The Results Listen and Read Camping with Friends Bingo Alumni Profile – Andrew Brinkerhoff See Full Issue (PDF) Notes and Citations Century Watch 1...

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Times & Seasons – Camp With School Friends
May26

Times & Seasons – Camp With School Friends

Summer 2017 Making Summer Matter – The Summer Guide Camp with (school) friends! School campouts can build memories and a stronger community. Camping is largely about having a good time together. How can it be better? Friends. And some of the best friends you can find are probably at your ACCS school. Why not invite them along? When you arrive, the kids see their friends and are off! After the tent’s up, grab portable seating and...

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Graduates Profile
May26

Graduates Profile

Summer 2017 Our graduates are worth reading about. Not only will you be encouraged about our future, you might find your next summer read. Have you ever wondered about their perspectives, favorite experiences, and plans as they get ready to take the next step? Some headmasters at ACCS accredited schools have shared just that from some of their top graduates.     LOGAN BOYD VERITAS SCHOOL, NEWBERG, OR Plans Pursue a...

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Bingo
May24

Bingo

Summer 2017 A $35 Amazon gift card is waiting for you! M-U-S-I-C Anyone 18 or younger who submits a picture of a completed card, with their parent’s signature on it, is entered. Unlimited entries. ENDS JULY 1. 2 WINNERS Download the Cards ▸   Submit a Completed Card ▸   Make classical music part of your summer Whenever your kids hear classical music, have them mark the composer name on a Bingo card. Here are some digital...

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Times & Seasons – Listen and Read
May24

Times & Seasons – Listen and Read

Summer 2017 Audiobooks for summer afternoons It’s a hot day, and everyone is looking for some shade — a perfect time to make a summer tradition of gathering around the electronic device of choice for a good story. Note: All versions are unabridged. Rankings and information are from Audible.com, but check your local library for a cheaper alternative.     THE YOUNGER SET MAGIC TREE HOUSE COLLECTION: Books 1–8 By Mary Pope...

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Century Watch – Summer 2017
May24

Century Watch – Summer 2017

Summer 2017 Above: Columbia Teachers College This year in history: 1917 THE LINCOLN SCHOOL The Progressive Era (approximately 1890–1920) ushered in some of the most profound changes in American history.   For schools, it meant a change in focus from classical to progressive, from mind to matter, from the individual to the society, from God to man. The Lincoln School, founded in 1917, is a window into the progressive movement....

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How Hard Can Kindergarten Be? – Set Apart Summer 2017
May24

How Hard Can Kindergarten Be? – Set Apart Summer 2017

Summer 2017 Artwork by 3rd Grade Students Cair Paravel Latin School, Topeka, KS How hard can kindergarten be? A substitute’s story “How hard can that be?” I thought after being called to sub for kindergarten. I knew the get-out-of-class tactics such as, “Can I get a book?” or “May I get a drink of water?” Kindergarten teachers solve that one by taking them all at the same time. So, at the appropriate time I clapped my hands and said,...

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DIY Parenting – Summer 2017
May24

DIY Parenting – Summer 2017

Summer 2017 PAINT YOUR OWN SUMMER A fix for the dreaded “I’m bored” After the first week or so of acclimating, we dive into a uniquely summer kind of schedule. This is the time to teach my kids all the life skills that are less feasible during the school year. They work so hard at school every day that I don’t want to load them up with housework or chores when they get home. Summer is a great time to teach kids to cook, garden, knit,...

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Alumni Profile – Andrew Brinkerhoff
May24

Alumni Profile – Andrew Brinkerhoff

Summer 2017 Climbing Hills to Tackle Mountains The path to CERN On a typical day, Andrew Brinkerhoff hops on his bike and pedals to work at the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN)—home to the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator.     The 2005 Mars Hill Academy (Mason, Ohio) alumnus studied particle physics at the University of Notre Dame, followed by 18 months analyzing particle collision data in...

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