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Parent Prayer Fellowship

Geneva mom, Michelle Gibson, graciously organizes a prayer time for parents.  All parents are invited to join together to pray for Geneva on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month.  Specific requests will be received but they also pray over each activity, club, sporting event and field trip as well as through the directory for [...]

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Welcome to the 2015-16 Academic Year!

Welcome new families and returning families, This year marks Geneva’s 20th anniversary!  Our enrollment has grown to 134 students this year; the largest we’ve been since the recession of 2008.  We are looking forward to continued growth. We are zeroing in on ACCS accreditation.  As candidates for accrediting, we have completed our self study, and [...]

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Geneva Junior Classical League Chapter Fall Meetings

We are pleased to announce that the first meeting of Geneva’s FJCL chapter meeting for the 2015-2016 school year will be Thursday, September 10, at 3:10 – 4:10 pm.  We will spend a lot of time in certamen practice this year, with the help of some excellent certamen-experienced volunteers. We are looking forward to improving our skills, and [...]

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Senior Trip to Europe: The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men  Rich Cali This summer, I watched a movie that made me reflect on Geneva’s recent Senior Trip to Europe.  The movie was called The Monuments Men, and there were several aspects of the film that made me recall and contemplate our travel experience. We began by flying to Athens, Greece.  After riding [...]

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Summer Recommended Reading List

by Headmaster Rich Cali C.S. Lewis said, “No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.”  You can imagine that with 9 children, my wife and I have had to re-read books countless times.  [...]

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Geneva’s New Tradition: Triumphus

The Roman triumphus was a civil ceremony and religious rite of ancient Rome, held to publicly celebrate and sanctify the success of a military commander who had led the Roman forces to victory in the service of the state.  It often involved a parade of troops and pageantry with the events being commemorated in the building of [...]

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2015 8th Grade Accolade Ceremony Took Place This Week

Accolade is defined as an award or privilege granted as a special honor or as an acknowledgement of merit.  It can also mean a touch on a person’s shoulders with a sword at the bestowing of knighthood.  Since our early days, Geneva Classical Academy has made 8th Grade Accolade an important part of our tradition of [...]

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11th Grade Students Take American Lit/History Tour

by Monica Maravilla Geneva students and teachers are blessed with scores of opportunities to take unique field trips. I recently had the privilege of leading the junior class on a trip to Alabama and Georgia to visit sites of great import to American Literature and History.  We spent the first day in Monroeville, Alabama, visiting the [...]

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Improving Science in Classical Christian Schools

  This article is reprinted with the author’s permission from the Spring 2009 Classis, The Journal of The Association of Classical and Christian Schools.  Improving Science in Classical Christian Schools by Lory Pyle “We’re not alone!” This sounds like a line from a science fiction movie, but it has current application to the state of [...]

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