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Mummifying Apples

Ancient Egypt is the main topic of study in second grade History. Second graders learn […]


Here at St. Benedict Classical Academy, we focus on a new virtue every month. The […]

Students & Saints

This past week the faculty and staff had the opportunity to go on a retreat […]

Ecce Romani: An Immersive Approach to Learning Latin

This year at St. Benedict’s we have implemented a new Latin curriculum for our 5th […]


“And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of […]

Our Lady of Victory

“And the Pope has cast his arms abroad for agony and loss/ And called the […]

Forming a New Mission as Catholic Educators

Many of you may have seen the results of a recent Pew Poll that reported […]

Growing Artists

Every September, art students kick off the year by creating self-portraits. We look at Da […]

Lessons From A Bean Plant

            Each morning at Saint Benedict’s, the Pre-Kindergarten class begins their day circled around […]

The Month of Mary

Hail Mary, Full of Grace the Lord be with you. “April showers bring May flowers.”  […]

With Them Came the Spring

“And the other children, when they saw that the Giant was not wicked any longer, […]

“The Weight of a Mass”

It is almost the month of May and, for many in the second grade, this […]

The New SBCA Logo

Our new name is not the only update we have made here at St. Benedict’s.  […]

What’s in a Name? Displaying Truth in an Excellent Light

In today’s environment, what is presented as truth is often suspect.  “Alternative facts” and accusations […]

3rd Grade Lenten Reflections

As we are over halfway through the Lenten Season, I decided to check in with […]

Favorite Things About SBCA

This week I gave my 4th grade students the opportunity to share what they enjoy […]

Favorite Lessons from 5th Grade

I called on my students to help me decide what lesson I should write about […]

Favorite Memories at SBCA

For this week’s blog post, I asked my venerable sixth graders to share their favorite […]

Temperance and the Lenten Fast

This month at St. Benedict Classical Academy, students will be focusing upon the virtue of […]


On Sunday at Mass I heard a great story. The priest began his homily by […]

What is Stronger than Death?

In the very midst of winter, each February ushers in the annual celebration of love […]

Catholic Schools Week and Our Catholic Identity

    Catholic Schools Week comes at the perfect time. January, one of the longest months in […]

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

         Rising above the south transept of the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral of Chartres, you’re likely […]

St. Benedict and the Raven

There are many great works, miracles, and images associated with our great patron, St. Benedict […]

Ordinary Time

The Christmas season can be a very hectic one for families. Amidst the chaos, we […]

“G” is for Gingerbread

In the first year of SBCA’s preschool program, I have worked to make the alphabet […]

“Pine and the Winter Sparrow”

“For it is in giving that we receive” – St. Francis of Assisi Learning about […]

A Season to Approach Him as Little Children

Are we ready to receive Him? Before the birth of Jesus, his parents asked for […]

Thanksgiving: A Time of Gratitude

One of the beautiful things that we do at St. Benedict Classical Academy is incorporating […]

Chivalry and the Beauty of Fairytales

One of the distinct features of the St. Benedict’s curriculum is the way we approach […]

Building Community at SBCA

Since St. Benedict Classical Academy opened its doors in 2012, student enrollment has continued to […]

All Saints and All Souls

“The only real sadness, the only real failure, the only great tragedy in life, is not to become […]

Sixth Grade Literature and the Gospel Message

“Then children were brought to [Jesus] that he might lay his hands on them and […]

A Celebration of Fatima

This past Friday, St. Benedict Classical Academy celebrated the anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s […]

Columbus and the Spanish Contribution to American History

Yesterday I discovered a painting by Salvador Dali that I had never seen before. No […]

A Message from Admissions

I often consider what the world would be like if all children received a St. […]

Alpha and Omega

One of the distinct blessings of a Catholic school is that we enjoy the freedom […]

That All May Sing!

Don’t be surprised if, while wandering through our halls, you encounter a classroom full of […]

“Domine, Non Nisi Te!”

One night while St. Thomas Aquinas was praying in the chapel of his priory, one […]