The study of Latin is, perhaps, the most obvious distinctive of a classical education. When I tell others that our students study Latin from Kindergarten through eighth grade, I often get asked “Why?”
“Not in word, but in deed.” What a striking reminder that the goal of education, properly understood, is not merely to develop the intellectual capacities of our students, but to develop their character as well.
Welcome to BonaVita, the Redeemer Classical School blog. The Latin title for this blog means “the good life,” which is an important concept in classical education.
This Saturday, September 8, Mrs. Storella will take part in the WVPT Birthday Party to be held at Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center. She will read her latest book, Who Awakened The Sleeping Giant? beginning at 12:55 p.m.
This year's grammar school spring program showcased the fruit of our students' year-long learning. The art show in the lobby displayed many colorful, detailed grade-level artworks in diverse mediums. Students' individual creativity shone through in these projects.
On Thursday, May 3, the logic school students (6th-8th grade) participated in their spring evening program. All three grades performed as part of their handbell choirs and students were recognized for various academic achievements. In addition, the eighth grade students presented their ‘Capstone Projects.’
Today Redeemer Classical School announced its hiring of Ron Hoch as Head of School.
Congratulations to the six students who represented Redeemer Classical School at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair held on March 6th at James Madison University.
Nathan Dunaway, a sixth grader at Redeemer Classical School, has qualified as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2018 Virginia National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018.
The RCS Science Fair was held Thursday, February 1st and Friday, February 2nd. It was great to see all of the fun projects completed by each of our classes. We are so grateful to our four judges, who are members of the scientific community, for coming out to the school on Thursday to hear 7th and 8th grade students present their projects.
The Board of Directors is excited to welcome Jean, “Jaye,” Brumfield as Director of Development for Redeemer Classical School.
Redeemer Classical School announced today that it has purchased the historic Keezletown School Building. The school has rented the facility since 2008, and will now undertake significant improvements to make the campus its permanent home.
Our current 8th graders delivered their Capstone presentations at the Spring Logic School Program on May 4. The following are brief descriptions for the presentations.
Presenting the 2017 Science Fair Winners for Redeemer Classical School.
Redeemer Classical School unveiled its school song at its spring program last week, a fitting tribute to the school’s ten-year anniversary. The new song was performed by 23 students from the school’s 3rd, 4th and 5th grades with piano accompaniment.