Faculty Spotlight: Mike Henry

Faculty Spotlight: Mike Henry

“Everybody doesn’t go the same way,” Mike Henry said, quoting a truth his father gave him that’s stuck with him over the years.. If you walked in on one of his art classes, you would see this right away. Students are painting with charcoal, arranging matchbox cars for a still […]

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Silver Bells: A Night to Remember

Silver Bells: A Night to Remember

Silver Bells is unlike any other high school formal you’ll find at area schools. The official evening begins with a delicious meal at a location that each class votes on. This year, the Seniors went to Kiku’s Steakhouse while the sophomore class requested their 8th grade teacher, Mr. Barron, cook […]

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“Tackling Technology” Part II

“Tackling Technology” Part II

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 hints […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Bridget Cornwell

Alumni Spotlight: Bridget Cornwell

Today’s alumni spotlight focuses on Bridget Cornwell, CPLS Class of 2014 and current Washburn University senior                                           As an Art Education major, Bridget was required to create an exhibit with a […]

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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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