A Princess Without a King

By David Goodwin How Hollywood lost its way...

“Sheltered” in a Good Way

By NOAH PAULS Noah Pauls graduated from...
The Art of Wonder

The Art of Wonder

By Hannah K. Grieser Boredom has to be one of the most common complaints of childhood. Once the shock of being born wears off, it doesn’t take long for kids to start being bored. Despite all the countless gifts around them, kids will still flop on the couch with a...

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Wired for Beauty

Wired for Beauty

By MICHAEL CRAVEN Reprinted with permission from Breakpoint and the Colson Fellows Program. The poet Billy Collins once quipped that “all babies are born with a knowledge of poetry, because the lub-dub of the mother’s heart is in iambic meter.” I would add that it is...

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All The World’s A Stage

All The World’s A Stage

By Thomas Garfield Brian wasn’t having any of it! As the rest of his first-grade class confidently strode on stage and began their short skit, he huddled, quietly crying, behind the curtain on stage right. After the assembly his mom and I discussed whether Brian...

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Alumni Profile – A Simple Life

Alumni Profile – A Simple Life

By Julie Nagem A Simple Life A Westminster Academy alum recounts the path that led him here. One spring evening, Frank Roberts, was looking at pictures of his young family and he felt a feeling of thankfulness for all they had been given. “I just felt like we had been...

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Kindergartners and Chicken Eggs

Kindergartners and Chicken Eggs

NOTE FROM A HEADMASTER Christopher Stevens, Cornerstone Classical School, Salina, KS Every year our kindergarten incubates chicken eggs. Each day they turn the lights out and hold a candle to the eggs to track and draw the development of the embryo. One day, as...

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A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America

A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America

By David Goodwin, President, ACCS Click here to learn the backstory, read about each episode, and find out how to watch The Miseducation of America. ▸ The Story of Education In 1907, a progressive experiment called the “Gary Plan” was underway in Gary, Indiana, that...

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News and Notes

News and Notes

Winter 2022 AROUND THE WORLD   Beethoven’s 10th? Ludwig van Beethoven died in 1827, three years before completing his 10th Symphony. He did leave behind some notes and ideas, and with those and a team of musicians and AI experts, Beethoven’s 10th was completed....

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Don’t Look a Gift Fox in the Mouth

Don’t Look a Gift Fox in the Mouth

A new documentary helps spread the word about classical Christian education by Ty Fischer Recently, I got a chance to preview the Fox Nation documentary “The Miseducation of America” (see A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America).  I loved it, but as I was...

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Why Don’t We Cut Music?

Why Don’t We Cut Music?

By Carl Warmouth Preserving our Christian Heritage A couple of years ago, my wife and I had the privilege of spending two weeks in Ireland. Standing in the spot in Dublin where Handel’s triumphant premier of Messiah was heard for the very first time was, as I heard...

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Valentine’s Day

"Valentine’s Day is a wonderful tradition, but you have to admit that it does little to give us biblical clarity about what love really is! So, what is love? … You won’t find the best answer on the pages of Wikipedia, Merriam-Webster, or Shakespeare. No, the best...

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THE LAST BATTLE: Lessons for Our Times

THE LAST BATTLE: Lessons for Our Times

This Side of the Wardrobe Lessons from Literature Series: Part II (Read Part I) By Louis Markos If The Magician’s Nephew is the Genesis of C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia series, then The Last Battle is its Book of Revelation. Although Narnia seems to be brought...

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Classical Conundrums: Living in a STEM World

Classical Conundrums: Living in a STEM World

By Ken Hosier Q: We live in a STEM world. Shouldn’t we prioritize that current reality above a liberal arts education? A: STEM is not a new pursuit but rather an acronym (first used in 2001) used to draw attention to these fields. Ironically, we can’t even agree on...

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How the West Was Lost

How the West Was Lost

by Ty Fischer A review of Carl Trueman’s "The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self" Have you ever been lost? I mean really lost. As a boy, I misread a map as we were leaving a St.Louis Cardinals game. My dad realized something was wrong when I mentioned that the last...

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What Is Socratic Discussion?

What Is Socratic Discussion?

by Gary Hartenburg Socrates, who has been condemned to die—in one sense unjustly, but in another sense not—sleeps peacefully in his jail cell. His old friend, Crito, comes to him with a plan: “Socrates, you can escape. I’ve bribed the guard, and we have friends who...

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