Your teachers here at Covenant never stop learning and improving. Even over the summer and through the school year they are working hard to be the best teachers they can be for your children. This summer, I asked teachers to read the book Consider This: Charlotte Mason and the Classical Tradition by Karen Glass --... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to the Boys Cross Country Team, SCISA Region IA Champions! Special congrats to Coach Gary Collier, Regional Coach of the Year!
With the expectation of tropical storm force winds and rain from the Irma hurricane system, Covenant will be closed on Monday, 9/11. Be sure to look for information about Tuesday, 9/12, on WIS TV. Stay safe this weekend!
As I mentioned last week, I really can’t think of a better way to find encouragement in our school than to look at the graduates we produce. Life has a way of focusing our attention on the “here and now,” flooding our vision with all of the immediate circumstances and making us lose sight of... Continue Reading →
I’ve shared in previous editions of “the News” how Gretchen and I came to have a commitment to classical Christian education. It started when Tabby moved through her toddler years and approached school age. We began to think about different school options available to us and ask our peers about the schools their children attended.... Continue Reading →
James Donovan was a lawyer who engaged in many of the 20th century’s most intense historical events. Steven Spielberg's recently released a movie, Bridge of Spies, that focuses on Donovan, who defended America's most notorious captured Russian spy – Col. Rudolf Abel. Donovan also made the exchange in Berlin on a bridge during the Cold War and... Continue Reading →
One of the things that makes our school unique is that we build strong relationships. We understand that the "Covenant" part of our name is important to what it means to be a Christian school. Even when folks move away, as many of our military families do, we still keep up with each other, enjoying... Continue Reading →
When I worked in St. Louis public schools during the early 2000’s, the phrase “21st century education” buzzed on everyone’s lips. The goal of every school was to prepare students for success in the 21st century economy. And to achieve that goal, schools worked to expose students to technology and technology driven systems. The idea,... Continue Reading →
Covenant Family, I pray you are all doing well as our city and state continue to recover from tragedy. With the sunshine, the activity out on the major roadways, and the reopening of businesses, it appears that we are returning to a state of normalcy. At the same time, we know that workers are still... Continue Reading →