One of the chief occupations for our headmaster, most especially as school begins, is to develop students' habits so they are actually capable of learning. Being able to meet and acquire new knowledge requires many virtues, and constant growth in them over time, to help children (like all people) grow in mental and moral maturity. … Continue reading Why Learning To Learn Requires Developing Habits Of Moral Virtue
Calling all adults seeking to rejuvenate their minds and souls, this time with a delve into Shakespeare's Hamlet and The Tempest, every other Monday night starting January 7, for seven sessions. This is an opportunity for adult discussion, friendship, and learning, paired with wine selected by Wine Down. We will read brief sections of these … Continue reading Shakespeare And Wine Discussion Group Starts In January
Redeemer Classical is hosting a fall mothers' retreat focused on culture-building within ourselves and our communities. The retreat will feature online workshops with the ladies of the Schole Sisters and their special guest, author, speaker, and mother of nine Cindy Rollins, plus in-person discussion with a treasury of local women. The retreat hosts and speakers … Continue reading Calling All Mothers For A Culture-Building Retreat On Nov. 3
On this last Friday's nature walk, amid perfect fall weather a gaggle of children collected ants in the school yard and poured them into new homes, where we'll spend the next several weeks watching them tunnel. Below are some pictures of the day, followed by pictures of what the ant farms looked like just two … Continue reading Take A Look At Our Ant Farms And Tell Us About Yours!
Trying to explain classical education can be really difficult, because it's so different from what most people think of as school, even though some of its outside appearance is the same. We study math, languages, writing, and history. We have teachers and classrooms. So what makes classical education so distinct that it's worth choosing above … Continue reading What Is Christian, Classical Education?
This year's nature walks began Friday with a full house at Foster Park. Thanks to the light drizzle, we moseyed on into the large pillared "temple" to begin a year-long project: A bird log. At the end of the year, parents will judge the logs on quality, number of entries, neatness of writing, and so … Continue reading Fall Nature Walks Off To A Booming Start; Prepare For Monarch Migration Field Trip!
Many families join our nature walks, and we love to have you. Due to this year's expansion of our school, we've had to change nature walk time to 1:30 p.m. on Fridays so older students don't lose precious learning time. The nature walk page has been updated with that information. It has also been updated … Continue reading New Nature Walk Time: 1:30 PM On Fridays
Last Saturday nearly 50 volunteers came together to put in the first phase of our playground. Wow, what a day! Everyone worked hard and long, and we got a lot done. Here are some pictures to give a flavor of the day. Here our playhouse crew, supervised by Jerry Frese, who had a career building … Continue reading 13 Pictures Of People Having Fun, Working Hard At Our Big Playground Build Day
As Redeemer Classical students study birds and insects this year for science, the coordinating nature walks will include birdhouse and bird feeder building, a visit from a local artist who paints outdoors, show 'n tells with local entomologists and bird watchers, a guided hike at Eagle Marsh during Monarch butterfly migration season, sledding, insect collection, … Continue reading The 2018-19 Nature Walks Schedule Is Posted!
As blog readers know, this summer we're installing the first phase of our natural playground. Last week we hit our 2018 fundraising goal to buy the materials for it. A huge thank-you to all our givers who helped make it possible! The giving GoFundMe page is open through next summer to fund the stunning additions planned … Continue reading Here’s What Our Play Yard Looks Like Before This Year’s Big Build Day