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Redeemer Classical School Purchases Historic Keezletown School Building
Redeemer Classical School announced today that it has purchased the historic Keezletown School Building. The school has rented the facility since 2008, and will now undertake significant improvements to make the campus its permanent home. Redeemer Classical School is the only classical school in the Shenandoah Valley and includes pre-K through 8th grade. It earned full accreditation from Christian Schools International in 2015.
“This was the next logical step for our...Read more
Grammar School Spring Program
- Posted May 17, 2017
- Grammar School
Music education, experience, creation and performance is highly valued at RCS. Across the grades, two dedicated music teachers, both fine musicians and composers in their own right, lead students in exploring grade appropriate musical experiences: lower grades go far beyond basic pitch-matching and steady rhythms to folk dance, hand signs, Orff, recorder and improvisation. Upper grades focus on an acclaimed graded handbell program learning music theory and basic to advanced...Read more
5th Grade Mythology Exam Medals
This spring, the fifth grade class participated in the National Mythology Exam — administered by Excellence Through Classics — for the first time. The purpose of the exam is “to motivate students to learn about classical mythology and literature.” The fifth grade students completed 40 questions on the Olympic gods and 10 questions on Hercules.
100% of the students who were able to take the exam earned a medal! You can see their names and the medals they earned below:
8th Grade Capstone Presentations
- Posted May 12, 2017
- Annie Leach
- Logic School
Each spring, 8th grade students are asked to think of a topic that has been of personal importance to them during their time at RCS. Students research and prepare a 3-5 minute presentation to share their developing understanding or skill in their chosen area. Our current 8th graders delivered this Capstone presentation at the Spring Logic School Program on May 4. The following are brief descriptions for the presentations.
Cara Rodes: The Importance of Learning Latin
Handbells at Redeemer Classical School
Music education, experience, creation and performance is highly valued at RCS. The dedicated handbells teacher, a fine musician and composer in her own right, leads students in exploring grade appropriate musical experiences:
• Focus on an acclaimed graded handbell program
• Learn music theory and basic to advanced ringng skills
• Practice performance skills and composition through outreach concerts
• Participate in a local handbell festival
The Spring...Read more