• March 26, 2015
  • News
  • Evie Fordham

Sixth Grader Julieanne Amick Crowned Miss Garner Preteen

By Senior Evie Fordham   Wake Christian Academy sixth grader Julieanne Amick was recently crowned Miss Garner Preteen 2015! She has been at Wake Christian since kindergarten and attends Bethlehem Baptist Church. Julieanne is thankful for the lessons she has learned at Wake Christian Academy and feels like they prepared her to do her best […]

Teacher Spotlight: Dennis Hensley

By Senior Evie Fordham   Ninth grade science teacher Dennis Hensley has instructed at Wake Christian Academy for nearly thirteen years. Growing up, he readily admits that he “was not a big ‘fan’ of school,” but today he enjoys his job “working with and teaching young people.” He adds that his “motivation” as a teacher […]

  • March 16, 2015
  • News
  • Evie Fordham

NCCSA Academic Testing Results

Results are back from the 2015 North Carolina Christian School Association’s Senior High Academic Testing, and Wake Christian Academy’s students performed exceptionally well! Twenty-four Wake Christian high school students competed with other Christian school students in areas such as English, History, and Math, and eight of these students placed fifth or higher in the state […]

Teacher Spotlight: Christy Flynn

Kindergarten teacher Christy Flynn grew up in Virginia Beach knowing that she would become a teacher. “I’ve taught everything I’ve ever learned how to do,” she says. Mrs. Flynn, a third generation teacher, discovered Wake Christian Academy when she and her husband began looking for a school for their own children. They only needed one […]

Teacher Spotlight: Paula Porter

Paula Porter, a veteran fifth grade teacher here at Wake Christian Academy, grew up in Henderson, Kentucky. During her childhood, Mrs. Porter’s mother taught middle school at Holy Name Catholic School as well as piano lessons at their house. Mrs. Porter used to pretend her mom’s piano stool was her desk as she played “school” […]

Teacher Spotlight: Chelle Fisher

Chelle Fisher, who teaches third grade here at Wake Christian Academy, was born and raised in Hong Kong, China.  Growing up, she never saw herself as a teacher, but her mother did. As a girl, when Mrs. Fisher would get home from school, she would teach her sister what she had learned that day. Mrs. […]

  • March 9, 2015
  • Blog
  • Evie Fordham

Senior Play Sum-Up

By WCA Senior Evie Fordham After countless hours of preparation, the Wake Christian Academy Senior Play (and fundraiser for the Senior Trip to New York City), You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, opened on Thursday, January 28. Despite their busy schedules balancing work, school, and sports, almost all of the seniors of Wake Christian contributed […]

  • March 9, 2015
  • Blog

Should we “force religion” down our children’s throats by sending them to Christian school?

By Terri Brady, WCA Parent   Proverbs 9:10: “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Should we “force religion” down our children’s throats by sending them to Christian school? The question of educational choice seems to have more options now than ever as […]

Teacher Spotlight: Wanda Lucas

By WCA Senior Evie Fordham   Wanda Lucas is a veteran science teacher, having taught physical science, along with biology and biotech, at Wake Christian Academy for ten years; however, her role at Wake Christian has changed this year as she assumed a new position in the math department instructing Algebra II. Mrs. Lucas is […]

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