Fire trucks and ambulances, a smoke-filled sky, countless piles of debris: these are the scenes that flow through people’s minds when they hear the date “September 11.” “Where were you when the world stopped turning that September day?” sings Alan Jackson. Senior Claire Williams remembers, “I was in my parents’ bedroom, and my mom was really upset and […]
Many at Greenwood Christian Academy are participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. What is the challenge? Participants are asked to either donate money to ALS research, or dump a bucket of ice water on their head. Headmaster Bruce Peters took the chilly plunge. Dean of Students Mr. Hagist passed through the icy gauntlet, as well as Varsity Soccer Coach Dan Carmichael, who withstood […]
“Thrilling” was the only word to describe the Cougar men’s first ever sectional soccer victory last season. But since the graduation of several starting players, what would be the expectations for this year’s team? “So far we’ve exceeded our own expectations,” says Senior striker Camden Johnson, “and we have still more potential.” The exhortations of Coach Carmichael and Assistant […]
Have you ever questioned the chemistry of a “mushy cookie?” Or the science of foot odor? Or the chemical make-up of a tough carpet stain? Greenwood Christian Academy’s 5th and 6th graders took these esoteric questions to the next level on Friday morning. For weeks, students had been diligently researching their questions using the scientific method.The scientific method begins with […]
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What part does community, prayer and worship play in an academic setting? As part of Greenwood Christian Academy’s efforts to provide quality education in a distinctively Christian environment, Spiritual Emphasis Days (S.E.D. for short) give secondary students and their teachers the chance to temporarily close the textbooks, step away from studying, and turn their focus to their […]
Earning a top spot in competition is a worthy achievement, but when the competition is on a national stage, the challenge and the honor become much greater. As part of the annual “Book It Awards” featuring over 10,000 classrooms, Mrs. Sandra Van Vlymen’s 6th grade class earned a Top 100 spot in the country. Their total? 231,000 minutes […]
The Varsity basketball season has officially come to an end. The season has been packed full of lasting memories and ground-breaking, history making moments. The boys made history when they won the very first round of sectionals, but they did not quit there. They went on to become sectional champions, and then they went through […]