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Fanning the Flame of Curiosity

Bona Verba from the Headmaster  As evidenced by the articles in this month’s newsletter, we’ve been busy delivering on our promise to develop the minds and nourish the hearts of our students through a content-rich curriculum in the classical liberal arts and sciences, with instruction in moral character and civic

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Coming Together – for Good

Bona Verba from the Headmaster Over the past month, I have been meeting each Tuesday with our faculty at our newly minted John Senior Seminar Room at the Fra Angelico Arts Center on campus. As you might imagine, teachers coming together from various other schools, cities, and states to prepare for

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A Culture of Life-Long Learning

Bona Verba from the Headmaster I spent the past week in Hillsdale, Michigan, with our faculty and staff, establishing a culture of collaboration and collegiality that will serve our students well. Each year, Hillsdale College offers a Summer Classical Education Conference for all employees of the Hillsdale K-12 member schools—like Cincy

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The Opportunity to Flourish

Bona Verba from the Headmaster Our mission is to develop the minds and nourish the hearts of our students through a content-rich curriculum in the classical liberal arts and sciences, with instruction in moral character and civic virtue. We believe that CLASSICAL provides a unique experience that aims at human flourishing.  In

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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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