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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
National Latin Exam Awards
In March 2017, the logic school Latin students took the National Latin Exam. This test is administered to over 149,000 students world-wide. Students answer questions on English derivatives and Latin history, mythology, culture, and translation. Most students who take the NLE are high school students, and some are college students. Typically, close to 38 % of students who take the NLE receive awards. This year, 50% of RCS students taking the NLE received an award for...Read more
Celebrate the Past — Look to the Future
Redeemer Classical School hosted a centennial celebration on Friday, April 28th, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Keezletown School building (the current Redeemer campus). Over 160 friends new and old gathered to share in the events of the evening that included: a performance by The Walking Roots Band, displays of the Keezletown School over the century, fellowship with great food and drinks, and a door prize giveaway of a signed print of the Keezletown School.
Greek to Us: The Death of Classical Education and Its Consequences
In 1999 the A&E cable network broadcast a list of “The 100 Most Influential People of the Past 1000 Years,” selected by a “Blue Ribbon Panel.” Some of the names on the bottom half of the list were rather silly: Princess Diana, the Beatles, Elvis Presley (who was ranked just ahead of Joan of Arc), but the top ten names represent a consensus on what has mattered most to us over the last 500 years. Here they are in reverse order: 10. Galileo 9. Copernicus. 8. Einstein 7. Karl...Read more
The Lost Tools of Learning
That I, whose experience of teaching is extremely limited, should presume to discuss education is a matter, surely, that calls for no apology. It is a kind of behavior to which the present climate of opinion is wholly favorable. Bishops air their opinions about economics; biologists about metaphysics; inorganic chemists about theology; the most irrelevant people are appointed to highly technical ministries; and plain, blunt men write to the papers to say that Epstein and...Read more