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...