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Teacher Appreciation Week

Dear Titan Families, I was recently on a Zoom conference with administrators from all over the world. One of the presenters gave us this quote, and I thought it was so appropriate for the times we are living through. For Tolkien fans this may be familiar since it comes from his writings: "Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened. ...

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Attention Parents: MOMO Challenge

Dear Parents, Recently I was made aware of a phenomenon that has hit social media called the MOMO Challenge. I researched this and can find little confirmation that it is a little more than an urban legend. Almost all sites that discuss it say that they can only confirm that a "friend of a friend" has witnessed the actual events. Fortunately, the team at AXIS (you may r...

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Why Is Christian Education Priceless?

Parents who send their children to a Christian school are making an eternal investment in their children's' lives. Often parents will ask, "What is the value of Christian education?" Or, "Why should I send my child to a Christian school which costs thousands of dollars a year?" Below are some reasons I would share with a parent who came to me with these questions. I pray y...

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Establishing a Christian Worldview at Home

One of the tenets of Christian schools is developing a Christian worldview in students. In every subject, we strive to show students what a Christian worldview means in that discipline. In language arts it begins with teaching the student to read, write and speak so he may know God's Word, share God's truth and discern if what he is reading is aligned with God's teachings....

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"Is the Grass Always Greener?"

As TBCA seeks ACSI accredidation, we strive to keep our staff and families up to date on what accredidation means for us as a school and to share important information and counsel from ACSI. Check out this article (link below) from ACSI President,Dan Egeler, EdD. Is the Grass Always Greener?...

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The Gift of Failure

The Gift of Failure A couple of years ago I was talking with a young college professor who worked mainly with freshmen in college. We were discussing ways to ensure that college freshmen are successful. In preparation for that fall, she had been told that almost one-third of all college freshmen come to college so ill-prepared that they do not survive their first year. I i...

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