Speaking Up

Having taught at Cary Christian School for fourteen years, I have had the pleasure of teaching, at one point or another, almost every graduate of CCS.  As the number of alumni increases each year, and as I get to see them return for homecoming games, breaks and weekends, I love to hear their stories of…

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A Garden of Children

The term “kindergarten” is a German word meaning “children’s garden” in reference to Friedrich Frobel’s philosophy of early childhood education. Frobel coined the term in 1840 to describe his methods, stating, “How does the gardener treat his plants? He studies their individual natures, and puts them into such circumstances of soil and atmosphere as to…

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CCS Biology Labs Are Glowing!

Many high school students read about bacterial transformation in their biology textbooks, but most do not get a chance to actually make bacteria transform. That type of lab work is typically reserved for a university level microbiology course. However, sophomore biology students at CCS recently did just that. So, what is bacterial transformation and why…

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Christian Schooling and Sports

It has become commonplace and expected that schools that are worth their salt field some sort of athletics program.  The reasoning for the inclusion of sports in the life of a school generally revolves around health and fitness, character development, and the like.  This is all well and good, but are these good enough reasons…

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