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Parents, this has been a bookend week at the high school regarding celebrations. We started the week with the Athletics Banquet on Monday evening and ended the week with Schola Cantorum on Thursday evening. What a beautiful snapshot of our extra-curricular culture at The Academy. With our growing student population comes growth in opportunities. It’s...
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Parents, we have two and a half weeks remaining. I want to pause and express thanks for the many blessings we’ve received this year. We have finished the year with continuous in-person learning, our teenagers have risen to the occasion by managing COVID guidelines with grace and maturity, and we are growing in beautiful ways!...
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Parents, this has been such a fun week at the Rhetoric Campus. Students have fully immersed themselves in parent week. Students presented many great renditions honoring our daily themes. Students seemed to thoroughly enjoy the week. Today Rhetoric House Leaders spent their lunch hour planning House chants for Griffin Games. House Leaders are looking forward...
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Parents, this was a full week at the Rhetoric Campus. Sophomores and Juniors took the ACT & SAT tests on Tuesday, plans were made (and shared below) for our Spring Formal Spirit Week, 2021-22 House Leaders were announced, and our Ethics Bowl teams had an amazing competition weekend! Under the excellent leadership of Mrs. Stall,...
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Parents, this is a VERY special weekend in the life of the Rhetoric School and The Academy. On Saturday April 10th we will have two teams competing in the National Ethics Bowl Competition! This year our Forensics team swept the regional competition, with four Academy Ethics Bowl teams taking 1st through 4th place. This was...
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Parents, during this Holy Week and as we approach Good Friday, my hope is that you have the opportunity to ponder the magnanimous gift afforded to us through Jesus’ sacrifice and glory on the cross. If your week has been anything like mine, I’ve pondered in my heart with good aspirations to be intentional with...
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This was a big week at the Rhetoric School. Our Seniors presented their Capstone essays on Thursday evening. As I listened to how their hearts have been shaped by the thoughts they’ve pondered and truths they’ve discovered, this William Wordsworth poem came to mind. This poem has been circulating in my thoughts all week. I...
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What a fast week! This week we solidified our new Rhetoric School schedule. Implementing a new school schedule will not only allow us to service over 100 students next year, but also allow us to support our cultural values in the way we spend our hours of the day. This scheduling process culminates months of...
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I wish I could say we’ve had a great week at the Midtown Campus, but I haven’t seen your students! I will say that I was incredibly impressed with our staff when they learned of our plan to move to virtual learning for Thursday & Friday. Our Rhetoric Teachers immediately began making plans and adjusting...
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Parents, thank you for your gracious partnership as we weathered a precarious week! I hope winter break allows you to slow down, stay warm, and enjoy some unhurried wonder with your families. Stay Warm!
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