• February 2, 2023
  • Blog

5 Things Elementary-Aged Kids Don’t Need

Every stage of parenting has its own set of blessings and challenges. When your child was an infant, you were probably consumed with sleep schedules, developmental milestones, and spending as much time as you could bonding. The preschool years were filled with social growth, emotional regulation, and budding independence. Now, your child is in elementary […]

  • January 19, 2023
  • Blog

5 Reasons Families Love Our After-School Care Program at WCA

If you are a working parent, you’re probably always thinking about the best environment for your child when they’re not with you. During these formative years, a child’s learning atmosphere plays such an important role in their development. Naturally, you’re looking for a school where they will be surrounded by caring teachers, positive friendships, and […]

  • November 4, 2021
  • News

Public or Christian Schools in Raleigh, NC: How Do You Choose?

Whether you have a preschooler or are looking for a new school for your pre-teen, choosing the right learning environment is no small task. This is especially true for Christian families who are wondering whether they should make the financial stretch for a faith-based education or consider the local public school options.  This dilemma typically […]

Looking at Private & Public Wake County Schools? Explore WCA

As a parent, the public vs. private school decision can be a difficult one. You’re considering tuition, curriculum, after school programming, and more. And you want to get it right, because you know the influence your child’s school environment has on their character development and their interest in  learning.  To help you weigh the pros […]

On Mission for Christ by Chris Burnette, ’91

Dear Friends and Family, Where to begin to describe my experience in Moldova? I will never be the same. As you may know, our church partnered with Emmanuel Baptist Church, in Cahul, Moldova, to put on a martial arts camp for children and teens. Tae Kwon Do is the draw to get the kids to […]

Why Should I Read? by Kristine Dement, Media Specialist

Did you know that reading can help you become more successful in life? Because of the popularity of watching things on the computer, television, and at the movies, those who love to read the written word are declining in number. More and more people prefer to watch rather than to read. While videos give a […]

  • April 22, 2014
  • Blog

College Visits

by WCA Junior Evie Fordham Junior and Senior year – the time in a High School student’s life when his or her head is filled with thoughts of test scores, college applications, and tuition, plus room and board costs. As a Junior in High School, I am just beginning the long journey of choosing a […]

  • April 22, 2014
  • Blog

Let Go and Hold On

by Larry Hoxie, Middle School Principal “DANGER: High Voltage Beyond this Fence,” read the sign along the highway as I swung my car wide to the right, avoiding the dangerous area. As I continued my trip to Washington, DC, I wondered, Wouldn’t it be great if God put those signs on people? They would read something […]

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