Called to Serve

“You are now entering the Mission Field,” reads the sign in the church parking lot. I am sure this idea had intrigued and challenged many more than me. It raises the question, “Am I serving in a mission field?” Cary Christian School (CCS) offers many opportunities to serve both internally and externally in ways you may…

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Finish Strong!

“Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.” – James 1:12 The fourth quarter of 2015-2016 has come. Teachers, staff, parents, and students can see the end of duties assigned to them, and…

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Keeping Chaos at Bay – Tips for Staying Organized in School

It’s Friday afternoon. Anxious to escape an exhausting week of tests, quizzes, projects, and reading assignments, you open your locker with reflexes honed from years of experience and quickly block the books and papers that tumble out before they hit the floor. Thoughtlessly tossing items into your backpack, you race out the door only to…

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5 Tips for Spiritually Healthy Kids

Setting aside time for devotions can be challenging in today’s busy culture. How many times have you and I come to the end of our day and realized that we didn’t make time to pray or open our Bible? We go to bed, vowing that tomorrow will be different. And yet, the next day we…

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Classical Christian School Students Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finding Our Humanity Through the Humanities

In late August of 1837, Ralph Waldo Emerson delivered an address entitled “The American Scholar” at The First Parish in Cambridge, MA, calling for America to declare literary independence from England and the European literary tradition. In “The American Scholar” Emerson criticizes American society for having come to think of itself-the whole society, that is-as…

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Are All STEM Programs Created Equal?

“Science brings men nearer to God.” – Louis Pasteur Some of the fastest growing and highest paid careers with the greatest projected demand require specialized training and/or degrees in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics (STEM). Thus, the demand for STEM enrichment programs has exploded. One of the biggest challenges for students entering STEM programs is…

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Senior Service Practicum (SSP): A Two-Fold Mission

The SSP trip is seen as the capstone of a Christian and classical education at CCS. It was proposed in 2004 as the brainchild of a full-time missionary dad, a founding board member, and a wise superintendent who together wanted to capture the essence of a Christian worldview with feet and hands! SSP allows seniors…

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