We are delighted to present the speeches from our recent graduation ceremony. Check back at the blog over the coming days and weeks to read or listen to the speeches in the order in which they were delivered. Here is the first installment.  The first student speaker was Monnica Prudlo, who both delighted and challenged
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As principal of a “classical” Catholic school and a lifelong advocate for the liberal arts, I am excited by the growing classical school movement—which now has reached even many public charter schools. Catholic families are understandably attracted to charter schools’ free tuition and classical schools’ commitment to established curricula, teaching methods and virtue development. But
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This past Saturday, Kolbe Academy held its class of 2019 graduation ceremony at the Catholic Center on the campus of Georgia Tech in downtown Atlanta. What could have turned out to be a frustrated event–due to heavy rain causing several of the participants, including two of the featured speakers, to be rerouted and delayed–ended up being a
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Summer is upon us. I find that if my kids have a total break for too long everyone is at loose ends. We don’t technically school “year round,” but I definitely try to plan learning activities during those hot summer months.  It’s important, also, to remember to plan FUN ACTIVITIES for your kids. I’d like
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My latest child is to be born today or tomorrow or the next day or the day after that or next week or two weeks from now. The proper time for this is not rooted–yet only appearing so after the fact–in some watchmaker’s chronology. To each individual, even those who have not been born, there
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Behold the world’s man. He is pallid and sullen. Like some stepson told to zip his coat, an action is required of him. Emperor Claudius mandating a politician’s decision to quell a disturbance in a minority quarter of the city. The established marginals have insured that they have no king but Caesar. A faction of
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