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by Sonnie Shay,  A Covenant Mom of ThreeThe next school year is approaching quickly. Some of us may not be quite ready, while others of us may be counting down the days. I waiver back and forth between those feelings, as we’ve entered into our...

by Christy Johnson, Director of CommunicationsRecently, I was asked to write a short letter of encouragement and wisdom to a new mom. At first, I felt very insecure about it. I don’t feel like I am anyone to be giving advice. I still feel like most days...

by Christy Johnson, Director of CommunicationsDear Graduates,Wow! This year of immense change feels like it just began and now it is ending. It is almost time to say goodbye and we aren’t ready yet. We feel like there is so much we could still teach...

by Christy Johnson, Director of CommunicationsRecently my 7th-grade son was able to put into words what he misses most about The Covenant School and I was blown away by his insightfulness!  He said, “I miss being known.”  I think my heart about stopped.  He articulated, so simply...

by Dr. Katherine Koonce, Head of SchoolThe question of “What do students need to know?” is a question that remains on the table for discussion for lots of reasons. Possibly the most practical reason for seeking this answer is that there simply isn’t enough time...

by Christy Johnson, Director of CommunicationsThere are always a lot of math equations being taught around a school. From simple to complex, our students are learning how to problem solve every day. They are also learning the principle that math is consistent. No matter if...

by Dr. Katherine Koonce, Head of SchoolThere’s been a lot of news about news lately—fake news, that is. I find it sad that perfectly intelligent people spend good time, energy, and talent to create fake news. Nevertheless, we find ourselves in the Age of Fake News when...

by Merritt Goodman, Fourth Grade Teacher“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” —John 14:27What do you think of when you think...

by Pastor Matthew Sullivan, Director of Campus Life We’ve all heard the phrase, “Be careful what you wish for because you might get it.” A friend of mine from college for a very long time wanted to become a nurse. She went through much of the...

by Christy Johnson, Director of CommunicationsAre you that Mom? I know you know the Mom I am talking about…You know that Mom who is out running errands with her children, but suddenly finds herself in the middle of chaos and shame. Her child’s tears start, softly at first, but...