Elementary

Forging a New Path

As Accredited members of the Association of Classical Christian Schools, Evangelical Christian Academy benefits from the ability to use some of their national promotional products.  A short time ago, we ran Part 1 of Geronimo!  Amen!, a video presentation to acquaint people with the definition and features of Classical Christian Education. ACCS recently completed Part…

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Don’t Miss the Blessing!

Evangelical Christian Academy has officially been part of the Classical Christian education (CCE) community since 2009.  Even though we have had this relationship, it is still challenging to convey the essence of CCE!  In this blog you will find a link to the short 19 minute movie entitled Geronimo, Amen! Part 1.  We encourage all…

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Our Trip to the Secondary

The day finally came!  The sixth grade class was going to go to the Secondary.  From what my class said most of us were nervous and excited, including me.  When I go there the first thing I though was that I would never find my way to each classroom.  But…I was wrong. I love ECA…

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Let us Exalt Christ similar to the ways of John the Baptist

John the Baptist lived on earth at the time of Jesus.  He was ministering, but there came a time that he would step down and proclaim the ministry of Jesus to be more superior then his own.  Indeed, the timing of this event is really a transition time between the Old Covenant and New Covenant. …

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Students Achieve Missional Goals Only by God’s Grace!

My prideful side would like you to know that ECA has academic and spiritual goals for each student and that they are always being met; my humble and realistic side begs to differ!  You see, we are serious about our Mission Statement … “ECA exists to partner with parents and their church to educate, equip, and…

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2017 Valedictorian Speech Caleb Klopfenstein Class of 2017

My fellow graduates, students, faculty, family, and others, today I have been charged with speaking to you briefly on this bittersweet occasion. I say this because though it may be a tad bitter to our families and some of the staff here, it is very sweet for those of us graduating. I may speak for…

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Is ECA Welcoming Enough?

At ECA, we desire to be a welcoming place! But it is becoming increasingly challenging to find like-minded Christian families to partner with our school: In a denigrating world, more families are becoming curious about the Christian moral high road, which seems like a naturally better way to educate and raise their children. In their…

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Why Do We Have Chapel at ECA?

One of the privileges of being a part of a Christian school is the weekly opportunity to participate in a chapel service. The ECA handbook tells us who chapel is for: “Chapel is…for the spiritual benefit of students, faculty, staff and administration,” and what chapel is for: “Chapel is a time to focus on God’s…

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Lucia, ECA Elementary 4th Grader

Write about a ‘Life Changing Event’ When I was in Pre-school and Pre-K I acted like the school V.I.P. and I liked it!  I loved my school too.  One example is that at recess there would be a basket, and inside the basket there would be plastic fish that we would fish for.  Another example…

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ECA – Ensuring a Voice for Christian Community

Rod Dreher, in his current best seller “The Benedict Option,” points out in Chapter 7 the positive benefits of classical Christian education in response to our culture’s rapid moral demise. While some of his thoughts may not match up to our faith practices completely, I appreciate some of the “thick” concepts he addresses which include…

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