Full Steam Ahead for STRIVE Collegiate

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Now the real work begins. The Metro Nashville Public School Board’s vote last night in support of STRIVE Collegiate Academy was thrilling. The school board’s vote of confidence is a victory because of all the effort that has gone into our vision to open a high quality charter middle school (grades 5-8) in the McGavock […]

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Classical Classrooms, College Focus

When someone visits our school, Nashville Classical Charter School – whether it’s a new family, a job applicant, or a community supporter – we always get the same question: “What exactly do you mean by…Classical?” In fact, before our school opened, peopled asked the question so often that our first brochures had Merriam-Webster’s definition: clas·si·cal […]

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Back to School Today…Off to College Tomorrow

The beginning of the school year can be nostalgic for parents:  new teachers, new expectations for their children, new activities, etc.  The start of a new academic year also provides new challenges that will push their child academically and prepare them for life after their postsecondary education.   As a parent and grandparent, you spend countless […]

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Liberty Collegiate Math Nerds Rock Algebra

If we expect kids to be losers they will be losers; if we expect them to be winners they will be winners. They rise, or fall, to the level of the expectations of those around them, especially their parents and their teachers. — Jaime Escalante Our students at Liberty Collegiate Academy typically enter the 5th […]

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