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When my oldest son, who is now a senior, was in 6th grade, he attended the Night and Day Retreat (now known as Night to Unite). The group was so small that all the Dialectic and Rhetoric students met together for dinner and games at a church in midtown Oklahoma City. They ran around playing...
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The Children’s Catechism that Academy students memorize poses the question: What is the chief end of man? To which this answer is given: “Man’s chief end is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.” The foundational truth found in this catechism is the repeated teaching of the Word of God: “For from him and through...
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Dear Academy Family, Your prayers. It is with gratitude and joy we have welcomed students to campus, thrilled to see their smiling faces as they fill the halls. We welcome this new year with eager anticipation for all it promises to hold—and we see glimmers of this promise at every turn. Teachers greeting their students each...
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It brings us great pleasure to introduce our new district school nurse, Katie Barrier, R.N.  Katie is a graduate of Northern Oklahoma College and her most recent experience includes working in the medical, surgical, and progressive care units of OU Medical Center Edmond.  Additionally, she is certified by the Board of Education to serve as...
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The Academy’s Board of Directors is comprised of up to 10 directors, men and women who are fully committed to guarding the school’s mission, serving The Academy community, and providing support to school leadership. Directors typically serve for 3-year terms, and are eligible to serve again after a year hiatus. In addition to serving on the board, directors...
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At its root, all of our planning comes from two foundational principals: A bedrock commitment to our mission (assisting parents in shaping students’ affections for Truth, Goodness, and Beauty, for the benefit of man and the glory of Jesus Christ), and love of neighbor (including students, teachers, parents, and other members of the community).
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We live in a culture that has forgotten how to read. Oh, we can say the words, and we know their dictionary meanings, but we have forgotten how to “get out of ourselves” and into a text. We have forgotten that the end is discovery – a discovery of convincing truth. Instead we read from...
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For a thousand years, this school, the Academy, was the center of higher philosophical learning in the classical world. And its legacy has endured ever since as an ideal and an aspiration, as the very name of our school attests.
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A classical Christian education should honor the authority inherent in education by teaching self-rule (after all, it’s been said that free people rule themselves). Self-rule, of course, does not come naturally but is learned, and learned first through the loving discipline and authority of parents and family, something Hans Christian Andersen seems to have given...
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A crest is more than a random piece of art or logo; it should be a thoughtful and memorable symbol of the best characteristics of the institution it represents. Read more about our crest...
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