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Anna Lowe’s Nonfiction Rhetorical Analysis

Anna Lowe, an 11th grade student in Ms. Grafton’s AP Language class, wrote a non-fiction rhetorical analysis on March 9, 2021, that we are honored to share with you. In this paper, Anna compares the rhetorical devices used from two contrasting figures: essayist Pico Iyer and President Biden. She explains how the circumstances surrounding the […]

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Is It Too Late For Another Baby?

My son is a senior in high school, so I am a sentimental mess. I have said several times that I am fully convinced that I am feeling the pain of my son going away to college at a deeper level than any other mom in the history of kids going away to college. I […]

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March Madness and The Paradox of Control

Got your bracket filled out? How are you doing so far? Perhaps the most mesmerizing three weeks of sports is the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Workplace productivity plummets on the days of the opening rounds and scores of thousands of brackets are monitored by fans everywhere. The “survive and advance” single-elimination format facilitates peak performances […]

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Emma Galbraith’s Artistic View

Emma Galbraith (one of our 11th grade students) paintings received 1st place in the high school division of the Platform Kids Art Show. I had the privilege to speak with Emma about this piece and a few additional art pieces she’s created. Emma, when did you first know you had artistic talent? It wasn’t something necessarily that […]

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Our Students Never Fail to Impress

In February of 2021, Mrs. Wilkinson’s 6th grade class was studying Greek history and given the assignment to research both Athens and Sparta. Based on their research, students were to choose a city-state to “join”. Students had to pretend that one of their first jobs (as a new citizen in their city-state) was to help […]

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Servants of A Calling We Are Powerless to Accomplish!

What does it mean to steward well the education of a child!?  What a calling!  We can’t begin to answer the question without the end view in mind – for certainly the education of a little heart and mind must begin with eternity in view. What are the hopes and goals we have for our […]

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First Male Cheerleader Helps Lead The Competition Cheer Team to a 3rd Place Win At State

2021 was a big year for the Lakeland Christian School competition cheer team. “The Vikings had advanced to the state semifinals every season since 2013, but couldn’t advance to the final round until Friday” wrote the Lakeland Ledger article on January 2, 2021. “It was a new day for LCS. Not only did the Vikings […]

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The Next Billy Graham

“Mom, I got chosen to say the prayer at chapel tomorrow!” This was the sentence that started it all. When I was teaching fifth grade at Lakeland Christian and my son was in Mrs. Stump’s third grade class, he came home from school and excitedly told me that he had been chosen to say the […]

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What is the difference between Bravery and Courage?

       On October 9, 2012, Malala Youzafi was shot. She was just a 15-year-old girl who wanted to learn. She got on a bus one morning to ride to school and was shot. Malala was shot in the left side of her head and endured many years of surgery and rehabilitation. After this, even though she […]

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Recruiting Our Own

Isn’t it nice to be invited? I think we all share the sentiment that hearing you are wanted and valued makes us feel good. We are learning that one of the most important things we can do here on campus during reenrollment time is telling our current students how much we value them and want […]

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