Recently, my sixth grader and I went for a walk.  As we wandered around our neighborhood, I was eager to hear about his life – friends, activities, etc.  He had other plans for our one-on-one time.  He wanted to learn about imaginary numbers.  My child studying Pre-Algebra had decided he was ready for Algebra II.
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One of the most fun traditions at Kolbe Academy is Crazy Hair and Hat Day. Each year, the ante is upped by teachers and students alike. 2019 was the most creative yet! Check out the photos of this year’s winners at each grade level.    6th Grade – Timothy C. with the “random hat-inator.”    
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Counting My Blessings Banríon S.             S-s-s-s-s-s-s-s.  It wasn’t a loud sound.  But it wasn’t a good sound — because it was not a normal sound to hear while driving down the road at 65 miles per hour.  I directed my teenage driver daughter to pull off the road, which she did.  I got out
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Earlier this week, I presented a brief definition and defense of a classical education . Next I would like to provide another review of why to provide a classical education to your children. Classical Education under Attack So many homeschoolers are bombarded for a variety of reasons—”How do you know you’re not ruining your children?” “What are your qualifications to teach?” “What about
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Over the course of the next several weeks, I intend to present several articles on the nature and value of what is known as a classical curriculum. This is generally defined as studying the acknowledged great works of Greek and Roman history and literature, usually in tandem and sequentially. This week, we will start with
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Fantastic article by Joseph Pearce about Catholic homeschooling programs and Newman Guide colleges, reprinted by permission of The Cardinal Newman Society . The original article can be found at  https://newmansociety.org/are-homeschools-serving-as-newman-guide-college-prep-schools/ . Copyright © 2018 The Cardinal Newman Society. Permission to reprint without modification to text, with attribution to author and to The Cardinal Newman Society, and (if published online) hyperlinked
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