Tackling Technology Part I

Tackling Technology Part I

Introduction  Recently, school counselor Melissa Gossard spoke to some of our parents about how to handle technology in our homes. This three-part blog series aims to summarize the conversation that was started that evening. Each segment will include a portion of the topics covered as well as useful tips and […]

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Leisure through a Wisdom Feast

Leisure through a Wisdom Feast

Today’s blog post is authored by 8th grade teacher William Barron. A typical meal these days takes more time to prepare than to consume.  We tend to work hard in the preparation phase of the meal to produce a quality product but fail to consider the whole package.  We were […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Julie Conroy

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Conroy

In the middle of a cold, winter night twelve years ago, fourth grade teacher Julie Conroy was wide awake, talking to God. “Hurry,” she heard, “there is much to be done. Be about the Master’s business, follow the Commander, worship the Most High.” Inspired, Mrs. Conroy carefully composed The High […]

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Seven Habits of Successful Students

Seven Habits of Successful Students

We all know that there is not a one-size-fits-all formula for raising a successful student. However, our seasoned CPLS faculty can tell you that there are specific traits that great students (and their parents) seem to share. What’s one trait you could establish with your student this week to help […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Clara Smith

Alumni Spotlight: Clara Smith

Today’s post is written by guest blogger and CPLS Alumna Clara Smith. Clara is currently a senior at Missouri State University, studying vocal performance and vocal music education. She is the President of the Choral Studies Department at MSU and plans to pursue a masters and doctorate in choral conducting […]

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Memories of Apples, Flannel and Tired Feet

Memories of Apples, Flannel and Tired Feet

Today’s blog post is by guest author, and CPLS junior, Emma Nasseri On Saturday night, CPLS high school students rolled up their flannel shirt sleeves and dusted off their cowboy boots to kick off the fall season with a square dance. At Western Night, every high school student has the chance to […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. William Isley

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. William Isley

If you’re looking for an educated, well-traveled, and interesting person to have a cup of coffee with, look no further than CPLS Humanities and History teacher, Dr. William Isley. He received bachelor’s degrees in history and literature from Butler University and came to Christ in his sophomore year there. Dr. […]

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A Sense of Belonging

A Sense of Belonging

Today’s post is by guest blogger and CPLS junior Emma Nasseri        For two days at the beginning of every school year, the CPLS high school students pile into minivans and drive to Living Water Ranch for a retreat. The seniors, after a summer of preparation for their […]

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Lessons Learned When the Rubber Meets the Road

Lessons Learned When the Rubber Meets the Road

Today’s post is from 8th grade teacher Mr. William Barron. Student:  “Mr. Barron, may I ask a question?” Mr. Barron:  “Sure” Student:  “Why DO we do the 8th grade bike ride?”   As an educator, I love this type of question.  Asked simply and honestly, it reflects the desire of […]

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