Book Discussion: Crime and Punishment

Join a book discussion!  Knox Academy is partnering with The Springs at Veranda Park, a local retirement community, to discuss this classic novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky.  We will meet at the Veranda Park library (1641 Veranda Park Dr. Medford, OR 97504)  at 4pm on December 4th with book in hand for exhilarating conversations on classical literature […]

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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.

May Informational Meeting

Please join us on May 15th at 5:30 PM for our final parent informational meeting.  Come meet administration and teachers, see our facility, and learn more about what classical Christian education can mean for your family.  We will be meeting at our current school location, Family Life Church of God, 1870 W Stewart Ave, Medford, […]

Teaching position available!

We are looking for a 2nd/3rd grade teacher!  If you are interested in working with us, please download the attached application and submit it by email to benmc@knoxclassicalacademy.com.  For questions, please call Mr. McReynolds at 541-531-9949.Teaching Application18

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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