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Articles dated May 2013

I Survived Mock Trial

    For the past eight years, I have regarded the coming of Challenge B with fear and trembling because of one thing—Mock Trial. I had never participated in this project or any form of debate during my school years, so it was a vast unknown well, not entirely...
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How to Raise a Hero (Four Important Activities to Do with Your Children this Summer)

by Courtney
Monday, 06 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In the light of current events, I am certain of one thing: we need heroes. As parents, we cannot allow fear to rule our lives; on the contrary, we should prepare our children to act nobly and to do the right thing in unusual circumstances, because one thing is certain...
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Why the Easter Bunny Makes Sense

by Tobin
Friday, 03 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
The traditional Christian church calendar has just marked the beginning of the fifth Sunday in the season of Easter. As the celebration of the Resurrection continues, I’d like to share some information I’ve been gathering regarding the symbolism commonly used in...
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How Leading a Gigantic Socratic Dialogue Taught Me to Lead Smaller Socratic Dialogues

by Matt
Wednesday, 01 May, 2013
categories: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
In early April, I traveled with my Challenge IV class to Staunton, Virginia’s Blackfriar’s Theater to see Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar on stage. The night before the play, we met with a couple of other Challenge groups at Youth Development Inc.’s lodge for fellowship,...
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