Today in Junior High:
Junior High Announcements:
Kindergarten Club will be having their Thanksgiving feast Thursday, Nov. 15th beginning at 10:15 a.m.
The Junior High Spelling Bee will take place Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Middle School Cafe. Contestants will consist of the best spellers from a spelling bee among advisory groups held earlier in the month. The top two spellers from each grade in Wednesday's event will move on to the MS/JH Spelling Bee on December 3.
The Warrior Store has an open house on Nov. 13 and plenty of new arrivals in time for early Christmas shopping.
Warrior basketball starts up again Friday, Nov. 2 with the annual Blue/White games in Warrior Gym. First tip-off will be at 5 p.m. for the 7th grade girls, followed by the 7th grade boys, 8th grade girls and boys and 9th grade girls and boys. The Varsity Girls are scheduled to take on their dads starting at 7:30 p.m., and the Varsity Boys will scrimmage at 8 p.m. Games will consist of two 15-minute quarters, and teams will play back-to-back. Admission is free.
Some of LRCA's innovative methods of education were mentioned recently on the U.S. Department of Education's blog.
The Junior High advisory groups will be holding a lip-sync competition to their favorite Disney songs.
Because of your gifts to LRCA during the past week, nearly $140,000 was raised to go directly toward curriculum, faculty professional development, equipment and facility enhancements for our kids. All students, pre-K through seniors, will experience increased value in their education.
Read Dr. Arnold's November update.
As a part of the “Back to School” week, Dr. Andrea Ramirez, Director of the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives (CFOI), visited faith-driven institutions and mission-minded organizations practicing innovative approaches to student driven education. Read about Dr. Ramirez's visit to the LRCA here. #RethinkSchool
Back to School means a new year and a new school year theme. Read Dr. Arnold's letter and announcement of this year's theme. #webelieve
The latest issue of THE WARRIOR magazine is now ready for you! From a senior spotlight to news on the smallest of Warriors, review the spring milestones, news, and achievements at Little Rock Christian Academy
"Run to the name of the Lord...Run with horses" - our figure of speech for advancing the mission this year. Can you sense it among the students? Can you see it on campus? Can you hear it among the citizens of Warriorville? It's quite palpable. Making the turn into the final leg of '17-18, I'm eager to update you on three highlights...
Walking the streets of Portland, Oregon last summer, my eyes locked onto a storefront sign that read, “You did not wake up to be mediocre.” Ironically, it was a mediocre sign in an unexceptional, run- of-the-mill, second-rate, middling storefront. Nonetheless, the message of the faded sign was true. I did not wake up to be mediocre today. Neither did you.
In this article, Dr. Justin Smith, LRCA Upper School Head and Vice President, describes the Harkness approach of collaboration and learning. The Harkness table offers a neutral, safe place for students to test out ideas, interpretations, and applications with peers and an expert teacher. Not only do students grow in their understanding of content, they also develop invaluable communication skills as they navigate discussions and learn to learn from others, digging deeper and using textual evidence to support their points.