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First Steps Towards Wisdom

Along with Christ-centered academics, the goal of a classical Christian education is to shape the hearts, affections and spiritual lives of our students in a way that is pleasing to the Lord.  Stephanie Schwab, one of our two Kindergarten teachers here at Covenant, has graciously answered some questions to help give insight into what guiding […]

Science and Math at Covenant

Science and mathematics are essential fields of inquiry and instruction for a classical, Christian course of study. Many of our graduates have gone on to pursue further education and careers in these disciplines in fields such as medicine, computer programming, bio-medical engineering, and more. (See our profiles on Allie Good, Ben Brown, and Daniel Schwab […]

Teens and Social Media

Compiled by John Hayward, Upper School Dean Would you give a 10 year old a chainsaw? There are likely different answers that people give depending on their own background and experience. Answers to that question also demand the response, “Which 10 year old?” Debates could follow but everyone would agree that you don’t give a […]

Protection and Prudence

Protection and Prudence in a Pornified World Compiled by John Hayward, Upper School Dean Our students read the book of Genesis and the Epic of Gilgamesh which demonstrate that there is nothing new about sexual immorality. The Apostle Paul’s letters from the ancient world show us there is nothing new with sexual sin being a […]

Welcome Sarah McCollum – Covenant’s New Biology Teacher

We are happy to introduce you to our new biology teacher, Sarah McCollum. Sarah has a bachelor’s in Biology from Stephens College and a Master’s in Science Education from the University of Iowa. Earlier in her life, she taught high school science for a number of years and is now excited to return to the […]

Faculty Spotlight: Getting to Know Beth Miller

Beth Miller joined our Upper School faculty in 2017 and was recently appointed as our Lead Science Teacher. She came to Covenant with extensive experience as a teacher in homeschooling co-ops, teaching mathematics courses from Algebra through AP Calculus, and science classes such as Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. We thought that our families would enjoy […]

Reflections on Classical, Christian Education: An Interview with Gordon Zubrod

What kind of impact can a classical education have on a person’s life? We recently asked Gordon Zubrod to share his thoughts about how his own classical education served him through his life as a Captain in the Marine Corps and federal prosecutor. As the grandparent of three Covenant alumni, as well as the father-in-law […]

Welcome Andrew Ferris – Covenant’s New Math and Science Teacher

Covenant recently hired Andrew Ferris as a new math and science teacher for 2018-19. Andrew will be teaching our grammar school science classes as well as Life Science and math in the upper school. He is also well equipped to teach an upper level math or science elective as the need arises. We are blessed that Mr. Ferris […]