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St. Valentine: The Man, the Myth, the Legend

February 14th is Valentine’s day and is celebrated worldwide. People share cards, chocolate, flowers and other tokens of love with those they cherish. But have you ever wondered who this saint is that inspires such devotion? What commendable acts did he perform to be celebrated year after year in a feast that touches the hearts of those who celebrate it? […]

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3 TIPS TO HELP YOUR CHILDREN DEVELOP GRATITUDE

Gratitude is one of those qualities we all know we should practice more. In our busy family lives it can be challenging to find the right ways to develop a sense of gratitude in our kids without coming across as nagging. After all, telling your children to be grateful seems like the least likely way […]

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On Theology

By Kolby Atchison, Secondary School Principal Our culture is hungry for truth, or so it claims. From news headlines to commencement addresses to talk show discussions, the concerned demand for truth seems to be as a strong as ever. And yet, at the same time, there seems to be a daunting amount of confusion over […]

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The Training of the Gymnasium

By Jason Barney, Academic Dean “What has the gymnasium to do with classical education?” we might ask ourselves. Academics have to do with the mind, we suppose, while PE and sports focus only on the body. Some classical education enthusiasts might even be inclined to disparage our society’s admittedly crazed emphasis on sports. And they would […]

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The “Way of the Will” and the Body of Christ

By Ashlyn Duff, Explorers II Teacher In 1 Corinthians 12 the apostle Paul uses a unique metaphor to explain how the Church is supposed to function. Take a look: For the body does not consist of one member but of many.  If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong […]

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Educating for Piety

by Jason Barney, Academic Dean I see no way to sum up the offense of modern man except to say that he is impious…. He has taken up arms against, and he has effectually slain, what former men have regarded with filial veneration. He has not been conscious of crime but has… regarded his action […]

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Why Do We Teach Logic at Clapham?

How classes on logic catalyze students for deep yet humble understanding. By Brian Kelly Class Six and Middle School Latin Teacher As the Class Six teacher, I have the opportunity to introduce students into the massive realm of logic, whether it is for formal logical deductions or informal logical fallacies. Students have had a taste […]

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A Perhaps Unexpected Earthly Reward

by Kolby Atchison, Middle School Coordinator “How seldom, friend! A good great man inherits honor or wealth with all his worth and pains.” “It sounds like stories from the land of spirits if any man obtains that which he merits or any merit that which he obtains." The excerpt above, taken from Coleridge’s “The Good, […]

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