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We Might Open A Full Classroom This Fall For 10- to 12-Year Olds

Enough families have expressed interest in enrolling their 10- to 12-year-old children in Redeemer Classical this fall that we are holding a meeting this Saturday, March 9, at 1 p.m. to discuss the possibility of a full class for that age range. The meeting is at the school and open to all interested parents. If … Continue reading We Might Open A Full Classroom This Fall For 10- to 12-Year Olds

Register Here For Our Classic Games and Handcrafts Summer Camp

Our classic games summer camp will run from June 3-7 this year. This is a half-day camp from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day at Redeemer Classical School. This classic games and handcrafts camp for ages 4-12 aims to nourish the arts of self-organization, negotiation, and relationship development through play; develop a repertoire of … Continue reading Register Here For Our Classic Games and Handcrafts Summer Camp

Has Your Eight-Year-Old Learned To Write This Well? He Can

Redeemer's older students are learning the mechanics of writing paragraphs, reports, and essays. Here is a final draft of a report from one eight-year-old student. Here is a transcription of what the boy wrote: Dolphins and Humans In the wild and in captivity, dolphins interact with humans. Normally, dolphins are fun-loving because they enjoy playing. … Continue reading Has Your Eight-Year-Old Learned To Write This Well? He Can

Visiting Artist Shows How To Paint In Watercolors Outside

At a recent Friday nature study, Redeemer Classical hosted the president of the Fort Wayne Artist's Guild, John Kelty. He did a watercolors demonstration as he talked, showing the children how he paints outside (which artists call "plein air," meaning painting outside in outdoor daylight). Take a look at what happened in the pictures below. … Continue reading Visiting Artist Shows How To Paint In Watercolors Outside

Why Is It Important To Seriously Study History? To ‘Overcome The Inherent Weakness Of Individual Judgment’

One of the earliest political philosophers in the English tradition was John Selden. A recent journal article discussing his contribution to American law and culture points out how well he articulated the importance of studying history in great detail. Selden responds to the claims of universal reason by arguing for a position that can be … Continue reading Why Is It Important To Seriously Study History? To ‘Overcome The Inherent Weakness Of Individual Judgment’

6 Big Benefits To Starting Your Child In An Excellent Christian School

Christians prize children as precious souls made in God’s image whom God deemed worthy of sacrificing himself to redeem eternally. So a Christian school and culture aims to imitate Christ by taking great care for the all students, even the smallest. The youngest students are not merely biding time with make-work until their brains develop … Continue reading 6 Big Benefits To Starting Your Child In An Excellent Christian School

Podcast: How To Afford Private Tuition For Your Kids

Redeemer Classical's financial aid coach Tina Antrim joined our podcast recently to discuss how parents can get a handle on their finances, as more people are actually able to afford private school than think they can. In this episode, Antrim and host Joy Pullmann talk about how families can get their feet under themselves financially, … Continue reading Podcast: How To Afford Private Tuition For Your Kids

Interested In A Classic Games Summer Day Camp?

If you'd be interested in signing up your child or children for a summer day camp focused on classic games and handcrafts, fill out this interest form right now. We need at least 30 interested kids by the end of February to move forward with it. We're almost there! Here's the scoop: The goal would be reviving nearly lost … Continue reading Interested In A Classic Games Summer Day Camp?

This Amazing Washington DC School’s Story Proves Your Child’s School Matters A Lot

The famous economist and social critic Dr. Thomas Sowell wrote an essay focusing on the salutary achievements of a majority-black public high school in Washington DC. He delves into the story of Dunbar High School's 85 years of amazing success during decades of culturally entrenched racism and legal discrimination against African Americans -- 1870 through … Continue reading This Amazing Washington DC School’s Story Proves Your Child’s School Matters A Lot

We’re Now Offering Financial Aid. Here’s How To Apply

Thanks to many generous donors, we are pleased to be able to now offer limited financial aid to families who enroll their children in Redeemer Classical School. The tuition page of our website has been updated, most pertinently with a new section at the bottom titled "Pathway to Financial Aid." The aid process includes a … Continue reading We’re Now Offering Financial Aid. Here’s How To Apply