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Recognizing our need for God’s grace, Petra Academy strives to awaken love and wonder in our students by teaching them to observe with humility, think with reason, and articulate with charity, for the flourishing of humanity and the renown of Jesus the Christ. See our mission in action by scrolling below or joining us for our Tours on Thursday.
Congratulations to our 5/6 basketball boys (and a huge thanks to their parents for your help hosting) as our young Griffins took second place out of nine teams in our annual Petra 5/6 basketball tournament this past Saturday. The team went 4-1 for the tournament, losing only to Monforton in the championship game, 26-30. Special thanks to coaches Caleb Christofferson and Tyler Ashley for all their hard work during the season so far.
KINDERGARTEN AND THE CLASSICAL APPROACH
GRAMMAR: OBSERVING WITH HUMILITY
TEXTS OF DEPRAVITY: READING SINNERS, RAISING SAINTS
PETRA'S VISION OF THE GOOD LIFE
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Student Play Rewrites King Arthur Story As Film Noir
Since the dawn of its existence, theater has been a communal event – born of a community, brought to life by members of the community, and participated in by the entire community. The last element of participation is a vital one, and one in which we may all partake. Not all of us were cut […]
(The following is Mr. Dunham’s message given at our first-ever Fall Season JV and Varsity Athletic Dinner on Friday, October 27. Team portraits by Ashley Dawn Photography.) You may not realize it, but Socrates was a sports fan. After all, it was he who said, “No citizen has the right to be an amateur in […]
This year’s fall show – Le Noir d’Arthur – is a film noir adaptation of the Arthurian legends – Le Morte d’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory and Idylls of the King by Alfred Lord Tennyson – our 11th grade students read. Humanities teacher Sam Koenen, having taught the story multiple times, observed that Arthurian legend […]
My oldest daughter, a freshman studying elementary education at Montana State University, was assigned to read The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession for her EDU101 Teaching and Learning class. Making application from my previous post, I picked it up and read it over the weekend. Plodding through 175 years of American […]