It Ain’t Funny

It Ain't Funny Rereading Reinhold Niebuhr’s essay Humor and Faith reminds me that humor is the exclusive domain of human beings.  While my dog demonstrates noticeable “joy” when I take her to my office off leash, and while she is often amusing to me, I ...

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Time to Garden

This spring students in grammar and middle school have had the new opportunity to start cool weather garden plants in their classrooms.  Using special seed trays and white lights, the children planted spinach, lettuce and other greens before leaving for S ...

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The Final Exam is Breath-taking!

New Covenant students spent Spring Break in Cozumel, MX diving the great reef.  Each was dive-certified (PADI) after taking a semester-long course in marine biology last fall.  The trip is part of New Covenant's foreign study program. This particular cour ...

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iHistory Guest – Ken Kowalski

We want to thank Mr. Kowalski (left) for taking time to come speak to the junior class on Tuesday, March 13, 2019 as part of the iHistory initiative. Mr. Kowalski, former principle of EC Glass, spent part of his childhood in post-war Poland and observed t ...

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Thinking About Critical Thinking

During a recent professional development day, the faculty hosted Dan Willingham, Phd, a leading cognitive psychologist from the University of Virginia. Dr. Willingham’s work with the faculty was extensive, and we are pleased to share some of the topics th ...

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Why Study Dead Languages

Because of our own language’s profound debt to the Latin, the young student of Latin can begin to “translate” English, often without the need of a dictionary. A working knowledge of simple Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes, will enable a 13-year old stu ...