Overparenting – When Good Intentions Go Too Far

Parenting is challenging. Homeschooling is challenging. Doing both well simultaneously is hard work! Mark Steven Reardon is this year’s JumpStart Parent Education Conference Keynote Speaker. Mark informs us how parenting styles, such as Helicopter, Drone, Snow Plow, Tigger, and Zamboni, all stem from good intentions of wanting our children to succeed. Be sure to join us at JumpStart on August 15, 2019 to learn more!

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Overparenting – When Good Intentions Go Too Far

The Classical Academies Recognized Exceptional Special Education Charter Schools

Coastal Academy, Classical Academy, and Classical Academy High School were awarded the Exceptional Charter School in Special Education by the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET). This is the second time they have received this prestigious award. Being selected as a NASET Exceptional Charter School in Special Education is the highest level of recognition a charter school can achieve. This honor is presented to charter schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated truly exceptional dedication, commitment, and achievement in the field of special education. All three schools will also be featured as a NASET Exceptional Charter School in Special Education on the NASET website.

CAHS 10th Grade Student Graduates from Advanced Space Academy

Classical Academy High School student, Aaron Farley, recently spent a week at Advanced Space Camp at The University of Alabama.

Advanced Space Camp uses astronaut training techniques to engage trainees in real-world applications of STEM subjects. Students sleep in quarters designed to resemble the International Space Station and train in simulators like those used by NASA. This program is specifically designed for trainees who have a passion for space exploration. The crew participated in experiments and successfully completed an extra-vehicular activity (EVA), or spacewalk. Aaron and crew returned to earth in time to graduate with honors.

Classical Academy Alum Reflects on Value of Athletics

Classical Academy 2019 alum, Colette Breda, plans to attend College this fall at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. She shares her success and experience with CAHS athletics.

Classical’s Breda excelled both on land and in the water: Article

The Reluctant Reader

Students struggle with reading for a number of reasons, including negative associations, difficulty, or the feeling that reading is too much work. Classical Academy Online English Teacher, Kellye Bojorquez, shares her suggestions for improving the reading experience. She shares how modeling reading, encouraging positive behavior, and having positive conversations can lead to improvement and success.

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The Reluctant Reader

Podcast Episode #38 Understanding Your Child’s Emotional Pain

Parents are often concerned about their child’s emotional well-being and unsure how to respond to statements like “I’m fine”. Classical Academy High School Counselor, Charles Threat III, counsels parents and students on conflict, self regulation, and taking ownership of actions and reactions, which lead to open communication. He shares the importance of making sure your child knows they are loved, safe, and supported and giving them the time and space to be vulnerable.