• October 5, 2023
  • News

4 Ways a Positive Christian School Environment Makes All the Difference for Students

Ask any parent exploring school options what their priorities are, and “environment” will almost certainly be mentioned. But what does a school’s environment encompass, and how does it impact a child’s learning experience? This is a complex question, as any environment is made up of both tangible and intangible factors. While one parent might think […]

5 Practical Ways to Help Your Child Handle Peer Pressure

When parents hear the term “peer pressure,” their minds often go to the teenage years, but it’s important to recognize how children of all ages can be influenced by those around them. Equally noteworthy — not all peer pressure is harmful. Positive peer pressure often motivates children to improve their behavior, adopt beneficial habits, and […]

Navigating Middle School Dating: The Pros and Cons of Preteen Relationships

There are many things that can keep Christian parents up at night, and most would agree that their child’s first love interest is high on that list.  Whether you’ve already established dating ground rules around dating or are praying you won’t need to for several more years, it’s important to create a game plan that […]

5 Shattered Myths About Private Christian High Schools

As a parent, you know that high school will be a momentous time in your teen’s life. As they enjoy the last bit of childhood and look ahead to the future with great anticipation, the right environment makes all the difference. Parents have many frustrations with public schools today. Some feel that the academics are […]

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 […]

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