A Letter from Mrs. Erickson

As I reflect upon the last year, I am thankful for the wonderful people who are involved in our school community. 2021 has been a...

The Proud & The Humble in King Arthur

In King Arthur and His Knights of The Round Table by Roger Lanclyn Green, pride is a great sin. Pride, in Biblical terms, is elevated and...

Good Art Takes Time

Art awakens us to the world as it truly is – complex and mysterious yet knowable, in shades, all at once. The best artists, if you think...

Nature Studies at WCA

Jonathan Edwards, who by many is considered one of America’s foremost theologians, and who wrote great works such as The Religious...

A Letter from Dr. Brunson

When our board chairman Dr. Krezowski and I discussed the prospects for reopening school last September, one of us remarked, “We might...

Why study Latin?

It’s a question as likely as April rain. Many Academy students ponder it, though only before they’ve taken the class, and rarely...

Thoughts of a New Academy Student

The following is the transcript of a speech given by Haidyn Hudson at Friday Chapel in February, 2021: I was asked to give a short...

The Rhetoric of Virtue

Rhetoric, according to Aristotle, is the art of persuasion. Mobilizing the weapons of word, emotion, and credibility—what the philosopher...

Doomed to Live

Irony is a literary device by which language or expectation is undermined in a narrative. There is a significant use of irony in the...

Little Things Make Big Things Happen

“It’s the little things that are vital,” John Wooden once stated; “Little things make big things happen.” Anderson, a 7th grader at the...

The Heart of Science

You’ve likely felt it, that inimical sensation that comes when you close the pages of a great book. The written words transport you to...

For Such a Time as This

Too often we overlook the biblical heroine Queen Esther, a good-hearted, beautiful, and truthful young Jewess of the 5th century B.C....

When Good is Great

At the Academy, we speak often of academic excellence. This is rightly so; our students strive not to be middling multipliers or so-so...

The Bow and Arrow

“As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of thy youth.” Psalm 127:4 You are familiar with the bow and arrow. The bow...

Inside the Academy

Did you know that students who graduate from Classical-Christian schools score an average of 325 points higher on the SAT? In other...