CLASSICAL IN THE NEWS

Student Contests

Audition By: February 1Deadlines: March 14, April 7Deadline: April 28

FROM “THE DIFFERENCE”

Making the Switch

By Amy CastilloA Story from a New ACCS ParentThe yellow school bus whizzed past our front window...

OUR SCHOOLS

Valentine’s Day

"Valentine’s Day is a wonderful tradition, but you have to admit that it does little to give us...

CLASSICAL IN THE NEWS

Student Contests

Audition By: February 1Deadlines: March 14, April 7Deadline: April 28

FROM “THE DIFFERENCE”
OUR SCHOOLS

Relocating with a Purpose

DO NOT VISIT AN ACCS SCHOOL, BECAUSE IF YOU DO... Allow me to say this…back in 2006 when our...

Making the Switch

By Amy CastilloA Story from a New ACCS ParentThe yellow school bus whizzed past our front window...

The King Alfred School

Contact or Support The King Alfred School What is the most common response to the idea of...

What every parent should consider.

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Row On

Row On

A Tribute to Matt Hopkins Matt Hopkins met Jesus in high school, rowing in college, and teaching in grad school.  Those passions shaped his vocation for his entire life.  In extolling the virtue of rowing Matt would point to Jesus, who coached His own rowers by...

The Good Soil Study:
Alumni life outcomes by type of school, including ACCS.

INSIDE YOUR CLASSICAL CLASSROOM
Greek Words We Have No Translation For

Greek Words We Have No Translation For

Read more: Why do we study the Greeks so much? ~by Louis Markos By Elise Goodwin Greek Words We Have No Translation For We can’t go back to ancient...

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...

OUR SCHOOLS

Relocating with a Purpose

Relocating with a Purpose

DO NOT VISIT AN ACCS SCHOOL, BECAUSE IF YOU DO... Allow me to say this…back in 2006 when our oldest daughter was three, we made a decision we were...

EYE ON EDUCATION

ACT Test Scores Drop to Lowest Point in 30 Years

ACT scores have dropped to their lowest point in 30 years according to AP News, based on a recent report from the ACT. According to AP News: The class of 2022′s average ACT composite score was 19.8 out of 36, marking the first time since 1991 that the average score...

Classical education isn’t just a lifeboat… (World Magazine)

World MagazineBarton J. Gingerich A closer look at one of the most promising developments of our times "If recent trends continue, more and more parents will decide to pull their kids out of public schools. Onerous pandemic protocols combined with heavy-handed..."...

Black Principal Defends 1776 Curriculum

Phillip Schwenk believes in America. He is a defender of teaching history. And he cares about his students enough to speak up against those who would rewrite history. While public schools scramble to infuse the 1619 Project (a history curriculum written by a New York...

Just Getting Started: A Teacher Learns about Classical Ed

In a brief article for the Republic-Times, a teacher describes his recent discovery of classical education. "I may be late to the ballgame, as I am just discovering some articles and books on the subject of classical education. ..." Read the full article here: The...

Classical Conundrums: Why Dances?

Have questions about classical Christian education?  We are here to help! Q:  Why do classical Christian schools have traditional folk dances instead of  modern proms? A:  The spirit of modern school dances—the sort that would take place, for example, at most proms—is...

Why Are We Here?

Choose Wisdom ... and Live The following was a charge to students at Lewis Clark Christian School from their Headmaster, Joseph Roberts.There was a little city with few men in it; and a great king came against it, besieged it, and built great snares around it. Now...

Making the Switch

By Amy CastilloA Story from a New ACCS ParentThe yellow school bus whizzed past our front window and my heart began to race. As bus drivers practiced their new routes for the upcoming school year and retail stores were filled with shiny pencils and notebooks, we were...

Legends of America: Ashley’s 100

Century Watch This Year in History: A.D. 1823 In 1823, a group of young men set out from Missouri into the wilderness. “Ashley’s 100” would soon become known as “The Mountain Men of the West.” Their stories read more like epic folk legends than records of an...

Great Books

Greatest Books of the 20th CenturyIt takes time for a text to become “great” and we're willing to wait. But we can take a guess. Mortimer Adler included several 20th-century authors in his “Great Books” collection—Dewey, Nietzsche, James, Hemmingway, Freud—because the...

3 Habits to Embrace That Teach Your Kids How to Think

(Not What to Think) I have these moments. I used to freeze when they happened. One of my daughters would say something and I would realize they have an opinion … that I don’t. The first time this happened, I was shocked. How did that idea get in there? Nowadays it...

FOR PARENTS
Making the Switch

Making the Switch

By Amy CastilloA Story from a New ACCS ParentThe yellow school bus whizzed past our front window and my heart began to race. As bus drivers...

FAITH & CULTURE
Classical Conundrums: Why Dances?

Classical Conundrums: Why Dances?

Have questions about classical Christian education?  We are here to help! Q:  Why do classical Christian schools have traditional folk dances...

COLLEGE
College Statements of Faith

College Statements of Faith

See ACCS College Affiliates & Scholarships ▸ In the current cultural climate, ACCS families are also looking for solid biblical teaching and...

College and the Use of Useless Studies

College and the Use of Useless Studies

The process of choosing a college major is not unlike competing in a “Choose Your Own Adventure” game, which soon results in running the gauntlet of...

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BOOKS
Battle for the American Mind: Most Highlighted On Kindle

Battle for the American Mind: Most Highlighted On Kindle

The most highlighted sections of Battle for the American Mind from Kindle readers (11/7/22) -- #1: Lenin was an economic Marxist. American progressives are cultural Marxists. #2: Paideia, simply defined, represents the deeply seated affections, thinking, viewpoints,...

Battle for the American Mind: Most Highlighted On Kindle

How Classical Education Can Rescue America From Progressive Disaster

The Federalist Louis Markos I n the book ‘Battle for the American Mind,’ Fox News host Pete Hegseth has joined forces with David Goodwin to explain how progressive education is ruining America — and how classical education can fix it. "In “The Lion, the Witch and the...

Book Review: “Competing Spectacles”

Book Review: “Competing Spectacles”

A Review of Tony Reinke’s Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age Many spectacles compete for our attention and affection, and our devotion to them is distracting us from focusing on our families, friends, community, and Christ. Whether it’s video...

MORE NEWS
A False Enlightenment

A False Enlightenment

By Glenn Arbery The Imaginative Conservative Many educators today have fostered a false enlightenment, a so-called “wokeness,” that actually closes off inquiry and darkens the mind. But surely a recognition of this spiritual destitution will convince more and more...

ACT Test Scores Drop to Lowest Point in 30 Years

ACT Test Scores Drop to Lowest Point in 30 Years

ACT scores have dropped to their lowest point in 30 years according to AP News, based on a recent report from the ACT. According to AP News: The class of 2022′s average ACT composite score was 19.8 out of 36, marking the first time since 1991 that the average score...

VIDEOS
Recovering Classical Christian Education

Recovering Classical Christian Education

Associates for Biblical Research Mr. John Mark Niehls, headmaster of ACCS member Coventry Christian Schools in Pottstown, PA, explains the "Gospel-centered and time tested alternative: Classical Christian Education." To say that western society is destroying itself...

A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America

A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America

By David Goodwin, President, ACCSIn this article: The Story of Education | A Two-year Project | Inside the Documentary | Out-takes and Fun Facts | Paideia Battle for the American Mind, by Pete Hegseth and David Goodwin.The #1 New York Times Bestseller Learn...

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