The Rev’d John Heaton is New Covenant’s second headmaster, following the founder of the school, Dr. Robert Littlejohn. He has served since 1998 and is in his twenty fifth year of service. He established the school on its permanent campus at Fleetwood Drive in Lynchburg, VA, and led the development of the school through five successful capital campaigns, providing the facilities which now serve more than 450 students through grade 12. Fr. John is an ordained minister in the Reformed Episcopal Church and has served a parish in his home state of Florida. He currently serves as the Associate Priest at All Saints Church which meets in the Marie Macdonald Chapel on the campus of New Covenant. Fr. John holds the BA and MA in theology, and the MA in liberal studies. He teaches intermediate Greek in the School of Rhetoric, and he writes routinely for this blog below.
I experience much discomfort at the oft-heard contention—by no means a new one—that tuition increases faster than inflation and faster than the growth of family incomes. A common conclusion from
It’s become increasingly common for parents of students as young as fourth and fifth grades to provide phones for their children. While I have opinions about this matter for my
It’s predictable and it happens every year. Our friends at Independent School Management (ISM) have studied and documented it. February and March tend to be hard months for students, teachers,
Part II of a series by Kyle Alexander, Athletic Director So you want to play in college? Previously, Athletic Director Kyle Alexander published the first in a two-part article, listing do’s