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New Staff Interview: Ms. Sophia King

We caught up with our new Academic Assistant and Teacher Apprentice Sophia King, who went to Coram Deo Academy as a student through 10th grade. These interview questions are intended to help us get to know her better. She teaches Latin, assists in various...

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Head of School or Heart of School?: A Summary of My Doctoral Dissertation on The School Lifecycle

by Dr. David Seibel, Head of School   I was recently talking to another headmaster, and she said she thought her title should really be “Heart of School.” I am not entirely sure why she thinks this, but she struck me as a nurturing type who really sees herself as...

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Project Legacy 2.0: Russ Pulliam, The Prehistoric Man

by Dr. David Seibel, Head of School Russ Pulliam has firm convictions, but he is not angry with those who oppose him as evidenced in his writings in the Indianapolis Star over the past three decades. For those with eyes to see, his Christian view of life...

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A Classical Christian Manifesto: The Why Behind the Way from Hebrews 12:1-2

by David Seibel, Head of School This post is a transcript of a chapel talk Mr. Seibel gave on April 29th, 2021. Watch the chapel yourself below. In Hebrews 12:1-2, our theme verses for the 2020-2021 school year, we find a big picture why for classical...

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Interview of New Principal: 10 Questions for Jason Barney

A new principal is a big deal. And while many of us may have had a chance to meet Mr. Barney, we thought it would be a great idea to sit down with him (virtually) and ask him a number of questions, so that we can all get to know him better. So here are ten questions I (Susan) came up with and Mr. Barney’s answers to them.

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Invest Your Privilege

I would like to provide some biblical thought with the aim of promoting biblical living as it relates to privilege. First, I will provide a general background on privilege and then present a twofold offensive strategy: community-awareness and intentional privilege investment.

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Project Legacy: Ron Brumbarger

The Great Conversation is the ongoing process where today’s students refine and innovate upon the great minds of the past– ultimately, Ron has showed me that this should be done in a community with a great mentors, great tools and great partners.

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The Habits of the Heart in the Home: Attention

The evidence that we are practicing attention is our actions afterward. If we act on what we are told or respond to what we have read or heard, then there is evidence that we have been practicing attention. All other habits need the habit of attention to be formed first.

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The Habits of the Heart in the Home: Introduction

At Coram Deo Academy, we help our students practice habits that will benefit them for life, not just for school. Rather than using behavior modification, we focus on character by helping our students practice Attention, Obedience, Respect, and Responsibility. Over the next few weeks, I will share with you ways you can continue to use these habits in your home.

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A Musical Classical Education

In this article, I hope to demonstrate that our belief as a Classical Christian school is to educate our students by drawing out potential, creating enlightening experiences, and helping conform them to the image of Christ. So what does this have to do with music?

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The Value of Music in Education

Plato once admitted, “Education in music is most sovereign, because more than anything else, rhythm and harmony find their way to the inmost soul and take strongest hold upon it, bringing with them and imparting grace, if one is rightly trained, and otherwise the contrary.” This leads to the main question I hope to answer this week: Why is music a valuable and necessary part of education, and what is its role?

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The Benefits of Music

Musical training offers undeniable skills and proficiencies, which can be transferred to other meaningful areas of life. This begs the following questions: How is it that the elements of music affect the innermost being of an individual? And how does music benefit one’s personal growth and development?

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