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Memorization: A Defense and a Challenge

We live in a world where information is literally at our fingertips.  We carry more powerful and more sophisticated computers in our pockets, briefcases and even on our wrists, than the computer in my father’s office that took up a whole floor of...

Why Study History?

“What is justice?” Socrates asks of his colleagues during a long respite from warfare in an ancient port of Athens. Four hundred years later, the provincial governor of Judea listens to the elusive answers of a Galilean carpenter-turned-rabbi and...

Why I'm Excited for School This Year

Social Distancing. Quarantine. Zoom. Safer at home. Words and phrases our 2019 selves never heard, never considered and could have never imagined would be woven into our everyday existence. When the world came to a halt in March, I naively felt...

I Left Caldwell... And Came Back

Rolling out of bed at 7:55 to be at school by 8:15 became my morning routine senior year. I would walk into class as the bell rang so I wouldn’t have to go and get a slip from the office. I brought the bare minimum in preparation for the day and...

What I've Missed About High School Sports

There is a special time in each baseball game that I truly love. It’s that moment when the sun has finally gone down and the lights on the field have everything glowing. There is a gentle buzz of noise from the crowd and Hootie and the Blowfish...

Wanted: A Classical Education for an Essential Technical Job

If you spend 5 minutes talking to either one of my boys, you will guess they will be engineers or scientists one day. Their logical expression of ideas and passion for things mechanical and chemical defines their interactions with the world. As...

Caldwell Has Prepared Me For The Future

I look back over my thirteen years at Caldwell and see mistakes made yet also countless goals achieved, few times better forgotten but more memories to be cherished, and moments of isolation but more importantly the community of a lifetime. I...

More Than The Stats, Wins, and Trophies

Several years ago I was angry with my baseball team for some discipline issues, so instead of working on fundamentals, I decided we just needed to do a little running. I walked my guys over to the soccer practice field where I knew there were...

Art For More than Education

 

It has been written and said over and over that a well-rounded education must include fine arts. However, if I am being honest, I didn’t think that truly applied to me. Fine arts were, well, it was for the artsy kids. I’m not a great singer,...

Classical Christian Schools are "Good Soil"

What is the true value of an education? Is it solely preparation for college and career? Is academic achievement, athletic prowess, or artistic excellence an adequate expression of a person? What part of the formative years ought to be considered...