Welcome back faculty! Meet our team

Welcome back faculty! Meet our team   We are thrilled to start the new school year with the most wonderful faculty in the Triad! Angela Anderson returns to continue her inspiring work with our middle school and upper school students. She teaches all core subject areas. “When I was younger, if you told me I…

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The Crucible.

The Crucible. Our son was assigned Arthur Miller’s classic play about the seventeenth-century Salem witch trials. The timing? His AP US History teacher assigned this reading for spring break. I thought that seemed like a pretty daunting task for spring break. So I decided to read it along with him. I was thinking that if…

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Historical fiction for teens.

Historical fiction for teens.  We don’t often search for books of this genre, but with Advanced Placement U.S. History came a requirement to read Nathaniel Hawthorne’s masterpiece, The Scarlet Letter. We bought the book, peeked inside at the style of writing, took a deep breath, and went outside for a hike. But we promised our…

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Teen science fiction.

Teen science fiction.  Hello summer reading! Ender’s Game Our youngest son was assigned this science-fiction novel for summer reading prior to starting 9th grade in August.  Bill saw the movie with our other son, and Cynthia generally reads the summer books with our boys, so this one feels like a natural.  Before getting started, though,…

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