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Clapham Blog

Welcoming New Faculty and Staff for the 2019-20 School Year, Part 1

Every year the Lord brings Clapham School incredible new faculty and staff to serve the students and school community. This year is no different!

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 Liberal Art of Grammar (pt. 2)

By the parking lot at Clapham School grows a morning glory. Each morning this fall I was welcomed to school by its indigo colored flowers. Each morning they opened toward the sun as if trumpeting praises to God. Then one day I substituted in...

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 came...

A Clapham Distinctive: The Art of Observation

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

"You can be there, but not be there.  You can see, but not truly see.  You can hear, but not listen.  Be fully in the moment."  These words challenged me as I...

Love and Sanctification

by Katie Klos, Class Five Teacher

“And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit...

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 times to...