In Memory Of . . . A Tribute To A Godly Woman

Admittedly, today’s post is a bit more personal in nature than is typical for the HCA Worldview Blog. Our school family suffered a crushing pain last month right as our year began. One of our very own, a greatly loved and respected teacher and coach, unexpectedly (for us, anyway) stepped from this sinful earth into…  [read the full post]

Ensuring Excellence in Education

What drives student performance in the classroom? Is it a great facility, outstanding curriculum, peer pressure, parental pressure, fear of failure, technology, classical training or additional funding? While each of those listed items has had some modicum of success, there is no consistent correlation between them and student achievement. As the debate rages over Common…  [read the full post]

5 Things Every High School Student Needs To Know About College Prep!

Being accepted by the college of your choice is a competitive, obstacle-filled world. For many young people, this is the largest and most impacting decision to date of their young lives. The importance of choosing the right school, coupled with the knowledge that colleges are becoming more selective in their admissions, can make this a…  [read the full post]

Kindness: Going Beyond Anti-Bullying

The last several years have seen an increase in general awareness of ‘bullying’ and instances of mean behavior. I’m not sure that I believe it is more prevalent, but perhaps smart devices and other technology make it not only easier to happen, but for it to happen outside of the school day. Regardless, it is…  [read the full post]

Needed: A Compass That Points To Truth

Several years ago I was sitting in a theater watching Mr. Holland’s Opus, an inspiring tale of a frustrated musician working to write his orchestral masterpiece, his opus, only to realize in the end that the students’ lives he had touched over the years were truly his opus.  It remains one of my favorite “teacher…  [read the full post]