Author: Cair Paravel Latin School

Educating for All of Life

Educating for All of Life

Today’s blog was guest written by CPLS Academic Dean and Rhetoric School Mathematics Faculty, James Seidel. Unqualified amateurs. The words drip with dismissal. Yet that is exactly what I in my nineteen years of teaching have sought in to cultivate: unqualified amateurs. While I have had many students go on […]

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Our Bell has a Story to Tell

Our Bell has a Story to Tell

Today’s blog was guest written by Admissions Director, Stacey Hickam. Today we live in the shadow of a pandemic that we hoped was nearly over, until we were harshly reminded that it wasn’t.  This influenced the CPLS administration to select “RESILIENCE” to be our collective Word-for-the-Year.  How can we prepare our students to be adaptable and rise above challenges instead of being overwhelmed by them?    Looking to the past at […]

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10 tips to deal with the After-School Collapse

10 tips to deal with the After-School Collapse

Today’s post is written by guest author and Grammar School Counselor, Melissa Gossard. Does your child collapse at the end of the school day?  You’re not alone.  We parents buy the right supplies, make sure the uniforms are clean, and provide a balanced breakfast.  Then we pray and send them off to have a great day.  But often the after-school pickup […]

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Celebrating our Grandparents COVID-Style

Celebrating our Grandparents COVID-Style

Grandparents Day has been a beloved tradition at Cair Paravel Latin School since the school’s earliest days.  Always scheduled on the Thursday before Easter, the school rolls out the proverbial red carpet for several hundred grandparents who spend the morning visiting classrooms, completing art projects, and participating in science experiments.  […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Edith Kerns

Faculty Spotlight: Edith Kerns

CPLS was pleased to add Edith Kerns as our new K-8th Academic Interventionist this school year. This is a new position that we prayerfully considered as a way to better meet the academic needs of our students.  Mrs. Kerns’ role is to provide academic support in reading and math for […]

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Celebrating Early Education

Celebrating Early Education

The CPLS Little Lions Learning Center has been selected as the #1 Best Childcare Center in the “Best of Topeka 2020” contest sponsored by the Topeka Capital Journal.    After hearing the news, CPLS Head of School, Melody Congdon said, “This is an amazing honor for our program which began as a simple idea to create a space for preschool-aged children that was more […]

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