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Beauty Will Save the World

Bona Verba from the Headmaster If you have been following us on social media or reading The Classical Sentinel over the past two months, you may have noticed that we’ve been introducing our faculty and staff to the world. Each of their brief bios includes a “favorite classical quote” — meaning one that has some academic

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Classical Schools are Growing

Bona Verba from the Headmaster A recent Washington Times article (April 13) reported on the exciting growth of classical schools across the United States. In that article, Dr. Kathleen O’Toole, assistant provost for Hillsdale College K-12, explained that Hillsdale College is “careful about our growth because we want to make sure every school

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Welcome Founding Families

Bona Verba from the Headmaster  As I mentioned in this space last time, CLASSICAL will be welcoming more than 450 students this fall in grades K-6 for our inaugural year. Parents, thank you for choosing this place among the many schooling options you have in the greater Cincinnati area. In choosing

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Enrollment for 2022-23 Is a Huge Success!

Bona Verba From The Headmaster I am happy to announce that we ended our General Enrollment Application Period last week with 564 students applying for 415 seats in grades K-6. Because of high student demand, the Board of Directors and I decided to add a fourth Kindergarten class and a third

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Our Inaugural Open House

Bona Verba From The Headmaster If success is measured in terms of numbers, our inaugural Open House on Sunday was certainly a success. More than 800 men, women, and children walked through our doors to explore the beginnings of a tuition-free, Hillsdale K-12 classical education serving 50+ zip codes in greater Cincinnati. But success can

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Upcoming Event: Classical Trivia Night – April 9th

Are you smarter than a fifth grader? Join us for a community-building, adults-only trivia night on Saturday, April 9, from 7-9:30 PM in the school gymnasium. This will be a great opportunity to meet, mix, and mingle with other Classical parents and supporters. $20 per person, $30 per couple, or

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The Next Generation of Educators

Bona Verba From The Headmaster  One of the primary reasons that I was inspired to apply for the position of Headmaster at Cincinnati Classical Academy was its affiliation with Hillsdale College. Not only has Hillsdale been a shining beacon amid the dimming landscape of higher education, the college’s Barney Charter

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If you build it, they will come

Bona Verba From the Headmaster Many parents who wholeheartedly support out classical mission are often incredulous about our ability to find teachers who are true classical educators that can serve our school’s unique mission effectively. “Where will you find these people?” they ask. Given that classical education is an alternative to the

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Tele-Town Hall on Classical Education

On December 9, 2021, Hillsdale College hosted a Tele-Townhall on “Reviving American Classical K-12 Education,” featuring Hillsdale College President Dr. Larry Arnn, Assistant Provost for K-12 Education Dr. Kathleen O’Toole, and hosted by Hugh Hewitt. Presenters spoke about Hillsdale’s K-12 programs and answered participants’ questions, providing an excellent introduction to

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