My View from the Driver’s Seat

by Sarah Stensland

School is well underway, and we are easing back into our routines. In the morning when I drop the kids off at school, I like to sit and watch my children physically walk into the building. I want to know that everyone has made it to where they belong before I venture off to work. Each morning, as I sit in the driver’s seat, I have quite the view out the front window. I see confident, joy-filled children heading in the front door at Genesis Classical Academy. I see smiles on their faces and hearts that are ready to help, as they eagerly greet each other and politely hold the door open for the next wave of children. I see young boys and girls dressed in uniform, ready for another successful day at school. My heart is filled with joy as I sit in the driver’s seat. 

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Cur Nos Studium Latinae?

by Judy Ness

English translation: Why should we study Latin?

Teenage translation: Why do we have to learn this stuff? I mean, like, when are we EVER going to use it? (For additional dramatic effect, punctuate with eye roll.)

Genesis Classical Academy, like most classical schools, incorporates the study of Latin into the curriculum. Contrary to the opinion of many students (and some adults), there are many good reasons to study Latin:

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