For Christ:  Catherine Rogers, USA Today Network

For Christ: Catherine Rogers, USA Today Network

by CALEB YARBROUGH PROFILE 7: Cultural Influence During her senior biblical worldview seminar, Rogers was forced to compare and contrast Christianity with other world religions. Through the process, her personal relationship with Christ was cemented, and she began...

read more
The Makings of Fortitude

The Makings of Fortitude

A sales manager finds unexpected ways to pass along her Christian heritage. by CHRIS POTTS PROFILE 6: Independent Thinkers Fresh out of college, wrapping up a paid internship, Gracie Humphrey was delighted to be offered a full-time job at Callaway Gardens, the Georgia...

read more
PROFILE 6:  Independent Thinkers

PROFILE 6: Independent Thinkers

ACCS alumni defy categories as they retain orthodoxy & think for themselves. The Makings of Fortitude This profile is unique because it combines different questions to see if alumni tend to think like everyone else, or if they tend to think for themselves. For...

read more
Profile 5: Prepared for College and Career

Profile 5: Prepared for College and Career

ACCS alumni and private prep school alumni were the most prepared. Climbing Hills to Tackle Mountains Two groups make a strong showing in this category: ACCS and Private Preparatory schools. Many people view classical Christian education as a type of preparatory...

read more
Climbing Hills to Tackle Mountains

Climbing Hills to Tackle Mountains

The path to CERN Profile 5: Prepared for College and Career by LISA KNODEL On a typical day, Andrew Brinkerhoff hopped on his bike and pedaled to work at the European Center for Nuclear Research(CERN)— home to the world’s largest and most powerful particle...

read more
PROFILE 3:  Christian Commitment

PROFILE 3: Christian Commitment

ACCS alumni are more involved in church and community. Preparation + Calling = Mission When it comes to education, most people focus mainly on college and jobs. Commitment to a bigger purpose might not be top-of-mind when you have toddlers in the house, but when...

read more
Preparation + Calling = Mission

Preparation + Calling = Mission

How Latin and the classics took a teacher to Asia and back PROFILE 3: Christian Commitment by CHRIS POTTS DESTINY IS A MASTER OF DISGUISE. Alex Dwyer’s came as an intriguing job offer, totally unexpected, from a school on the far side of the world—a chance to serve...

read more
Profile 1: Life Outlook

Profile 1: Life Outlook

What is the fair market value of classical Christian education? ACCS alumni have positive life outlooks, indicating better life satisfaction.   If you want your children to grow up as well-balanced, generally happy adults, this is the profile to consider when...

read more
Growing Up This Movement in This Moment

Growing Up This Movement in This Moment

by TY FISCHER I knew she loved me. (I had fallen for her a while back.) I know the exact moment when I knew that Emily liked me. Having made a fool of myself for a time, I remember the night she called me and said, “Hey, want to go climb trees?” I was a terrible tree...

read more
Welcome to Good Soil

Welcome to Good Soil

A Project... The University of Notre Dame and the ACCS team up. “We have research on high SAT scores at ACCS, but a donor asked about how our students turn out spiritually. Or in life. I told him we’ve seen strong Christian world­ views, better thinkers, and better...

read more
Transformed Through Tradition

Transformed Through Tradition

www.TurleyTalks.com BY DR. STEVE TURLEY It all began with a book. It was August of 1980. My father died suddenly, leaving behind a heartbroken and grieving family. He was only 47 years old. In the day or two leading to the funeral, my paternal grandfather handed me a...

read more
Changing the Face of Education

Changing the Face of Education

As part of the application process for a teaching job at Covenant Classical School in Fort Worth, TX, David Diener was asked to teach a freshman history class. “On what?” he asked. “Well,” replied the teacher, “this year we’re doing medieval history and I feel like I...

read more
Speaking Freely?!

Speaking Freely?!

by Kevin Clark   Q: “So, Kevin, what do you do? How would you describe your role?” A: “I lead people’s souls with words.” Q: Silence A: “And I teach young men and women to do that wisely—or, if not wisely, at least responsibly and well.” I’m not sure this is the...

read more
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons