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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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The Great Conversation

The Great Conversation

There are questions that we have asked and tried to answer throughout human history: Why are we here? How did we get here? Who are we?  Our education should address these universal questions and examine how great thinkers have answered them. Classical education prepares students to engage in this Great […]

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Today’s blog post is from CPLS parents Ron & Susan Cornwell. Their fourth child, and final CPLS student, Shelby, is graduating in May. We never thought we would see it. You know, the proverbial ‘light at the end of the tunnel’. Our oldest of four children entered Kindergarten 18 years […]

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Tackling Technology with Children

Tackling Technology with Children

Today’s post is from guest author and CPLS Guidance Counselor Melissa Gossard. Today’s post serves to reach out regarding the significant role screen time plays in our children’s’ lives.  Some days it feels like a blessing and other days it can be tough to sort through as a parent.  I’m […]

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Where Books Matter a Great Deal

Where Books Matter a Great Deal

Today’s post is from guest author and CPLS Librarian Rachel Duncan. National Reading Day was celebrated on January 23, 2018. If you survey the Cair Paravel Latin School literature lists, you’ll find that CPLS, more often than not, aligns with the “older” literature standards.  Often, educators are primarily concerned that […]

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Casting Love Across the Miles

Casting Love Across the Miles

Today’s post is by CPLS mom and guest author Rachelle Colombo. In the hallway between our family bedrooms hangs a hand-lettered quote from Mother Teresa. It reminds us, as only one who left an indelible mark on the world can, how exactly that is done. It reads, “I alone cannot […]

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