Classical Education: How It Prepared My Kids For Adult Learning

by Michele Phillips on Mar 14, 2018 8:14:11 AM

My husband and I provided a classical Christian education for both of our children who are now grown and married with children of their own. Recently I was talking with my daughter and she mentioned ...

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Spring Break in Kansas City: A Great Performances Guide for the Whole Family

by Rachel Hutson on Mar 7, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Spring Break is closing in, and you never know what the weather will be like in Kansas City! In anticipation of some stay inside days, here's an all-encompassing list of some great performances ...

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Classical Christian Education: Why is it Successful?

by Jim Selby on Feb 28, 2018 6:00:00 AM

At Whitefield Academy we teach from an eternal perspective. Our motto "Omnis Scientia Ad Dei Gloriam" means "All Knowledge to the Glory of God." True ...

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The House System: How Whitefield's Four Houses Foster Belonging

by Derek Metcalf on Feb 14, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Fostering relationships across grades is a unique and important aspect of the community at Whitefield Academy. Whether it's the buddy system between Kindergarten and Fifth Grade, an upper school ...

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Modern Hospitality: Living Like the Early Church

by Rachel Hutson on Feb 7, 2018 6:33:39 AM

When I was in college, a single mom invited my roommate and me over for meals and coffee a number of times.  I'm embrassed to say that I can't remember her name, but I remember vividly how it ...

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Managing Screens: Eight Tips for Elementary School Families

by Rachel Hutson on Jan 31, 2018 6:00:00 AM

This post is the first in a series of three posts on managing technology in our homes.

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Sight Words vs. Phonograms: Teaching our Children to Read

by Rachel Hutson on Jan 24, 2018 6:00:00 AM

The majority of the information in this post is taken from an interview with Whitefield Academy Kindergarten teacher Sally Dodd.

If you are a friend of mine you ...

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Top Sledding Hills in Kansas City

by Rachel Hutson on Jan 10, 2018 6:00:00 AM

There is nothing like a Kansas City winter! One day it's 65 degrees and the next we're snowed in! As you prepare for more snow (locating the snow pants that are three sizes too small, covering the ...

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Saving Money with 529 Accounts

by John Hutson on Jan 3, 2018 6:24:31 AM

Since my last post, Congress passed the new tax law and it became effective. I also spoke to my father-in-law while celebrating Christmas and he shared an additional idea about the new law which I ...

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The New Tax Law: How It Will Affect Your Family

by John Hutson on Dec 20, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If you pay any attention to the news you are probably aware that Congress is working on major changes to the tax law. Regardless of your opinions about these changes, they are almost sure to affect ...

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