Keeping a Healthy Perspective
Categories: General
Posted: 3/7/2018

By Jeannie Brostrand

A couple of weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking to the grandparents of our Middle and Upper School students at their Grandparent Valentine’s Day Brunch, where I spoke about perspective. I believe I am the oldest employee at Whitefield Academy! I am also a wife...

What Is Our Vision of the Good Life?
Categories: General
Posted: 2/26/2018

Written by Nathan Stevens
  “An education, then, is a constellation of practices, rituals, and routines that inculcates a particular vision of the good life by inscribing or infusing that vision into the heart (the gut) by means of material, embodied practices” (27). - James K.A. Smith in "Desiring the Kingdom"
James Smith’s thoughts...

Trashing Olympic Gold!
Categories: General
Posted: 2/20/2018

Written by Kevin Bracher

I’m fascinated by watching the Olympic athletes, particularly those who win the ultimate prize – a gold medal. Other than in the sport of curling, they have often accomplished what appears to be the impossible. It’s mindboggling to consider the amount of work that they must have...