Our Academics

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children
are walking in the truth.
III John : 4
 
Grammar School

"Knowledge" Stage
 
   Answers the question of who, what, where, and the when of a subject.
 
 Learning at every level requires the acquisition of the basic building blocks of that subject, the teaching method used are singing and chants and reading aloud.  In the early stages (K-6) students have a proclivity to and find enjoyment in information consumption.


 

Logic School

“Debate” Stage

During the Logic School years (Grades 7-8), the teaching method shifts from singing and chants to discussion, debate, and argument. Students are taught socratically, with a good bit of give and take (dialectic) between teacher and students. Logic is introduced as a central or “paradigm” subject, which is integrated into almost every other class students take. Special emphasis is given to the study and detection of logical fallacies.


 

Rhetoric School

             “Persuasion” Stage:

 

Rhetoric (Grades 9-12) is a commonly misunderstood word, discipline, and educational stage. Rhetoric is a tool that gets us and our students closer to clarity, closer to understanding. Rhetoric creates the space for and the ability to navigate the world of ideas with nuance and virtue.

 

Like Logic, Rhetoric is a “central” or “paradigmatic” discipline– students do study other traditional subjects (e.g., history, science, math, literature, foreign language) but do so from a Rhetorical perspective, applying the skills and insights of Rhetoric in their other classes.

our students to engage meaningfully with our ever-complicating world. We work closely with a local College for upperclassmen to fulfill electives and prepare for their future. We also work with United Technical Center with trade school options and hands on learning opportunities.

STEM Programs
  • STEM is the acronym of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

  • Every other year our school participates in the National Science Fair.

  • Once a month there is a STEM Forum for students to connect with Christian's in the STEM sciences.

  • Classrooms K-8 participates in an online math fluency program called First in Math. 

National History Day

Every year National History Day® frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for the broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. Students in 4-11 grade work with teachers and on their own to create a entry that is then judged at the school level.  Finalist move on to the Regional Contest. There they compete against area private and public schools.  Finalist from Regionals move onto a State Competition at the University Of Maine. The top two entries in each category at the Affiliate Contest level will be invited to the National Contest. The National Contest will be held June 9-13, 2019 at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Athletics

Student from Logic and Rhetoric school are able to participate in fall and winter sports Fall Sports include:  Logic School boys and girls soccer and cross country . Rhetoric School Co-ed Soccer.  Winter Sports include: Logic and Rhetoric School Boys and Girls Basketball.

Chess Team is available for Logic and Rhetoric School.

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1423 Ohio St

Bangor, Maine 04401