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Forum et Agora

Forum et Agora Forum et Agora… an open-air public address in the style of the ancient Roman Suasoria, where a novice student of Rhetoric would deliver an argument acting as an advisor to a famous historical or legendary figure. At Covenant, we have adapted this method of training to involve an eighth grade student speaking […]

Andrew Peterson Visit

Covenant is thrilled to welcome award-winning author and musician Andrew Peterson for a visit to our campus on Monday, May 16. Peterson is an acclaimed singer, songwriter who has recorded some 15 albums over the past two decades, including the well-loved Behold the Lamb of God Christmas album. He is the author of the four-book Wingfeather Saga for young adults which has won multiple awards and recognition and […]

Dr. Matt Hunter Reviews The Wingfeather Saga

We asked Dr. Matt Hunter to write a review of Andrew Peterson’s Wingfeather Saga which he and his children enjoyed reading last year. Dr. Hunter teaches humanities in our Rhetoric school and is the father of two boys in our Grammar School. Be warned – you may find yourself wanting to immediately purchase or borrow these books! The Wingfeather Saga […]

Arsenic and Old Lace

Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 Covenant Theater presents Arsenic and Old Lace Please join us to see the show during a limited engagement in the Dunlap Center. The Upper School students at Covenant have been hard at work on the spring drama production, Arsenic and Old Lace, a farcical black comedy written in 1939 by […]

Grammar School Open House and Showcase

Are you curious about what a classical Christian education is all about? Come and join us at Covenant on Saturday, March 19th for our Grammar School Open and House and Showcase. Guests will see our students demonstrate how they love to learn at Covenant! This is a great night to discover the Covenant difference and […]

Covenant to sponsor Messiah College Alumni Business Breakfast

Covenant Christian Academy is pleased to partner with Messiah College’s Business Alumni to sponsor their breakfast on Wednesday, April 20th.  This breakfast will feature a panel discussion format featuring leaders of Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe.  The breakfast will be hosted on the Messiah College Campus.  Tickets to this event are already on sale and are going fast.  If you’d […]

Beyond the Common Core with Dr. Chris Perrin

Many of us first begin to think more deeply about education when our own children start their journey into formal schooling. What we teach our children about the world – is one of the most important things about a culture. GK Chesterton in his memorable way stated, “Education is simply the soul of a society […]

Award winning author and illustrator, Jonathan Bean, visits Covenant

Covenant is excited to welcome award winning author and illustrator, Jonathan Bean, on March 10th.  Jonathan will be taking part in the upper school Career Day as a contributor to a panel discussion.  Then he will provide two grammar school workshops on bookmaking (9:45am for K-3rd grade and 10:45am for 4th-6th grades). Jonathan Bean is […]

Under the Great Dome

The Covenant Orchestra and 6th graders will perform in the East Wing Rotunda of the Capitol on March 7th at noon.   Our Covenant Orchestra is celebrating Music in Our Schools’ Month celebration sponsored by Pennsylvania Music Educator’s Association and National Association for Music Education. To Discover more about Covenant’s music program or to visit our campus, […]

2016 Covenant Golf Classic

We are excited that this year’s tournament will be held at the beautiful Dauphin Highlands in Harrisburg.  From majestic views, wide open fairways, beautiful ponds and trees hosting a variety of wildlife and a ravine crossed by a rustic bridge – Dauphin Highlands provides an exceptional golfing experience. We’d love to have you join us […]