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Articles tagged Challenge B

Fresh Fire

by Cara
Thursday, 07 December, 2017
categories: Dialectic Stage (ages 12 to 14)
As a tutor, at the end of every Challenge B year, I feel like I couldn’t possibly love a class more. Then the next year’s class comes along and my newest claim is that I couldn’t possibly love a class more than this one.   Every year, my vibrant mix of students is...
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Thoughts on Tanglewood Tales

“Edit Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Tanglewood Tales,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. And you know what? It actually was. I’m not sure if I’m supposed to say this or not, but I’ve always struggled to enjoy Hawthorne. I’m glad I read The Scarlet Letter in Challenge I,...
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To Boldly Go...

“Logic is the beginning of wisdom...not the end.”  -Spock, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Admittedly, I’m a bit of a Trekkie. You know, a Star Trek fan. I’m not sure if it was the “Trouble with Tribbles” television episode and the adorable fuzzy creatures that...
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Rising to the Challenge

After directing Challenge B for a year, I’ve come to a conclusion. Classical Conversations’ curriculum choices are pure genius. They effortlessly intertwine to produce a beautiful tapestry of knowledge—one telling God’s story of mankind’s humanness, redemption, and...
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April is the month for all Challenge B students to go to court

by John
Monday, 03 April, 2017
categories: Articles
SOUTHERN PINES, NORTH CAROLINA—Almost 5,000 13- and 14-year-olds will be in court this month. No, they aren’t on trial for truancy or unruly behavior; in fact, many of them will be serving as attorneys. April is the month for mock trial for all the Challenge B students...
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