May 21st Informational Meeting!

Tuesday evening, May 21st, at 5:30pm, we will be holding an informational meeting for parents.  Please come meet administration and teachers, see our facility, and learn more about what classical Christian education can  mean for your family.  The meeting is at our school’s location, 213 S Fir St.  For questions, please call Mr. McReynolds at […]

Attend an Open House!

We have set aside the dates below for you to see our school in action!  Come and meet our headmaster, Mr. McReynolds, in our school foyer at 213 S Fir St. Friday, April 12th at 9am and Friday, May 17th at 9am Or, if these dates don’t work for you, please feel free to contact […]

April 23rd Informational Meeting!

Tuesday evening, April 23rd, at 5:30pm, we will be holding an informational meeting for parents.  Please come meet administration and teachers, see our facility, and learn more about what classical Christian education can  mean for your family.  Meeting is at our school’s location, 213 S Fir St.  For questions, please call Mr. McReynolds at 541-531-9949.  […]

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Make an appointment…

If you can’t make the info meetings, or you would prefer a more private visit, please call or email our Administrator, Ben McReynolds to schedule a visit. 541-531-9949 benmc@knoxclassicalacademy.com Thank you!  We look forward to meeting you and your student.

KCA, The Seven Laws of Teaching and Common Core

  A good school is a noble business, and as such, it warrants the utmost care in its development. Corporate structure, administration, facility, curriculum, fundraising, and marketing are all foundational elements our board has addressed as we prepare for our first school year. Of course, no educational institution is complete without students, to which end […]

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Why Study Latin?

by Brian Nicholson Classical Christian Education as it is practiced across America contains, as one of its core elements, the study of the Latin language. Many people find this curious and wonder why a “dead language,” that is not spoken today, should be studied by our children. Why not a modern language like French, Chinese, […]

The Bible in the Classroom

by Ben McReynolds Psalm 119:97-104 Oh, how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day. You, through Your commandments, make me wiser than my enemies; For they are ever with me. I have more understanding than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation. I understand more than the ancients, Because […]

The unique function of a classical, Christian school.

by Ben McReynolds Classical Christian institutions are, in my opinion, a unique part of the Church invisible and universal, as they represent a business model, private yet public, that identifies its mission as that of making disciples.  Through the use of the Trivium (grammar, logic/dialectic, and rhetoric) these schools provide students with knowledge and skills […]

My Response to Dorothy Sayers’ The Lost Tools of Learning

by Ben McReynolds This is my second time reading Dorothy Sayers’ essay, and this time around I am especially struck by how much I do not understand.  Certainly it is not her intention to intimidate but rather to sell the form of education that she is describing, and her overall presentation is effectively inspiring.  Doubtlessly, […]

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The Knox Classical Academy Difference

By Ben McReynolds, for The Christian Journal.  While many will agree that our American education system today leaves much to be desired, I expect we will struggle to come to agreement on the best method for correcting it. Many admirable efforts are under way by educators to right the wrongs and teach effectively, and my […]

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