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The Napoleonic Human Heart

by Kolby Atchison, Class Seven Teacher


In Classes Seven and Eight, our history class has recently concluded our study of Napoleon and the First French Empire which lasted from 1804 to 1815. It is amazing to think that during these eleven years...

Creation and the Image of God: A Reflection on The Zeal of Thy House, by Dorothy L. Sayers

by Hannah Bramsen, Upper School Humanities Teacher and Middle School French Teacher


Classes Nine and Ten just finished studying Dorothy L. Sayers’ play, The Zeal of Thy House, in Medieval Humanities Seminar. As we were reading, this question...

Doing One's Duty

by Cheryl Ward, Middle School Coordinator and Class Eight Teacher

A Clapham Distinctive: The Art of Observation

by Christine Escareno, Directior of Instruction Lower School and Explorers I Teacher

Love and Sanctification

by Katie Klos, Class Five Teacher

The Pursuit of Wisdom

by Elise Redfield, Class Four Teacher


"A wise son hears his father's instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke."



How often has this proverb from God's Word been a reminder to me after I have failed to be the "wise son”? Too many...

The Importance of Service at Clapham

by Kolby Atchison, Class Seven Teacher and Director of Athletics and Service/Leadership


One particularly intriguing element of Clapham School is its inclusion of service, not simply as a core value, but as an objective in its own right. Within the...

The Problem of Technicism in Conventional Education

By Jason Barney, Director of Instruction for Languages and Faculty Development


Technicism is not simply an over-fascination with technology as a means of stimulating student learning, though that problem plagues conventional education as well....