Well-Chosen Words

Seven-year-old Al only lasted twelve weeks in the classroom before his teacher grew tired of his self-centered attitude and incessant questions.  If the teacher said he didn’t know the answer to the question Al would stare back at him and ask, “why?”  This, coupled with the teacher’s observation that Al’s head was too big for … Continued

The Thickets by the Jordan

Written by Pat Fitzpatrick, Headmaster “If you have raced with men on foot and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in safe country, how will you manage in the thickets by the Jordan?” Jeremiah 12:5   The new president of ACSI, Dr. Larry Taylor, recently shared Jeremiah … Continued

Confirmation or Transformation

Our headmaster, Patrick Fitzpatrick originally had the following blog entry published in The Journal: A Conversation on Education in the Classical Tradition. Volume III, Winter 2009, but the information contained within is worth repeating for a new generation of parents, educators, and students. Confirmation or Transformation by Pat Fitzpatrick Whenever I ponder the question of whether … Continued

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