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List of 20 news stories.

  • Thanking the Teacher-Ministers in our Midst

    As Teacher Appreciation Week 2022 comes to end, we invite you to hear the wonderful words our community has to say about CCA’s faculty and staff. Learn what it means for them to bless families as teacher-ministers and the opportunities that come along with this role. Interested in joining our staff family? Visit CCAEagles.org/Jobs to view available job openings.
  • Developing Digital Fluency (Part 7)

    Is your teenager always tired, yawning, or napping throughout the day? Surely, they’re too young to feel this way right? CCA’s High School Bible teacher Erik Most shares insight into why nearly 60% of GenZ students complain about tiredness and what you can do to make sure your growing adolescent is getting ample, quality sleep each night.
  • Stewards of the Sea: CCA Siblings Champion Ocean Conservation

    On this Earth Day, we’re honoring a CCA family who has gone above and beyond to faithfully steward the ocean God has entrusted us with. Learn how The Trash Pirates are protecting South Florida’s treasured beaches and join them tonight at Dania Beach from 5:00-7:00 PM for their Earth Day beach clean-up!
  • The Empty Tomb Provides Our Greatest Fulfillment

    As we conclude Holy Week, many throughout the world will reflect on the climactic events that took place some 2,000 years ago. And some may wonder why so many will marvel at the crucifixion of a Jewish peasant and the remarkable claims of His empty tomb.
  • Keeping Christ at the Center of Your Easter Celebrations

    Bunnies, candy, and eggs . . . oh my! While these Easter staples make the holiday memorable for children, there are equally fun ways we can elevate the true meaning of Easter. CCA’s Early Childhood Director, Jan Lashbrook, shares a few Jesus-centered activities and crafts you can do together as a family this Easter season that will plant seeds of faith in your little one’s heart while blessing yours. He is risen, friends!
  • Musical Shares the Secret to True Happiness

    Ever struggled with feelings of despair or loneliness? CCA’s production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown will take you on an inspiring journey of faith, hope, and perseverance. Come be encouraged by this heartwarming, nostalgic production coming to the CCA Theatre April 8-9. Visit CCAEagles.org/CharlieBrown to purchase your tickets!
  • Seeds of Honor Sown at CCA Sophomore Retreat

    What does it look like to honor God and others? Tenth grade students from CCA’s Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale campuses recently unpacked this question together at their class retreat. Read about the various activities that took place, including one that resonated in a CCA alumna’s heart many years after the fact. Grab your tissues!
  • 6 Ways to Develop “Gritty” Kids

    As we’ve seen in the last few years, life can take unexpected twists and turns. You can help your child navigate tough times in life by helping him/her develop the character trait of grit. CCA’s Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook shares six simple ways you can do just that!
  • Developing Digital Fluency (Part 6)

    Have you met your child’s digital alter ego? CCA Bible teacher Erik Most continues his vlog series introducing the concept of digital schizophrenia that’s rooted in the longing for approval. Parents and mentors can help teens swim against this current by helping them develop their sense of self and find an authentic community that will also accept the person God created them to truly be.
  • Searching The Heart

    Each February, the American Heart Association brings awareness to the importance of maintaining heart health. Wouldn’t it behoove us to also evaluate the state of our spiritual heart regularly? Hear what CCA’s Elementary Principal Dawn Vitulli has to say about this topic and take her four-question heart check-up assessment!
  • It Takes a Village: Addressing Bullying as a Community Issue

    With bullying being a wide-spread, worldwide issue, we have to stop and ask ourselves, “how did we get to this point as a society?” Retired correctional officer and CCA 7th grade small group leader Lester Johnson – who recently conducted a bullying assembly for CCA’s Middle School students – unpacks this question and offers parents practical insight based on his experiences and the truth of Scripture.
  • On Mission in Mexico: Three Students’ Testimonies

    As Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale celebrates Missions Week 2022, we wanted to honor the 11th and 12th grade CCA student missionaries who recently traveled to Mexico for their class mission trip. After hearing their heartfelt testimonies, may you be encouraged to one day send your child on a mission trip and go on one yourself so that Jesus Christ’s name would be known around the world that He so loves.
  • The Complete SAT/ACT Prep Guide for Parents

    With thousands of colleges in the U.S. transitioning to test-optional or test-blind policies, many high school parents have been left wondering if their child should still take the SAT/ACT. Hear what CCA’s Lead School Counselor, Will Ortiz, has to say on the matter and how your child can best prepare for these standardized tests.
  • Developing Digital Fluency (Part 5)

    CCA Bible teacher, Erik Most, continues his monthly vlog series discussing how shocking content that teens are frequently subjected to is leading to desensitization and the devaluing of human life. By asking your Gen Z child three simple questions, you can help him/her resist this downward trend and develop the cultural discernment needed to safely navigate this ever-changing digital age.
  • 5 Time-Saving Routines to Consider This New Year

    If there were only more hours in a day, right? While we can’t change the fact we’re limited to 24, routines make it possible to maximize our time — a precious gift to be stewarded. To help you and your family start the new year right, consider incorporating Thea Kohlhepp’s (CCA’s Elementary Library Media Specialist) five time-saving tips!
  • Dive into 2022 Refreshed

    While we may not know what’s in store for us in 2022, CCA Pre-K4 teacher Sandra Andrade shares an important reminder on how we can rely on God’s trustworthiness and faithfulness to refresh our souls, regardless of life’s challenges and stressors.
  • This is Christmas

    It’s easy to get swept up in the commercialized side of Christmas. In this blog post, Pastor Bill Schott — head of CCA’s Bible department — challenges us to not overlook how God became flesh and made His dwelling among us through the birth of His Son. This is Christmas, friends!
  • Making Space for Student Discipleship

    Last month, Calvary Christian Academy broke ground on new Kingdom-advancing projects. Learn how the Calvary Fieldhouse and Fine Arts Scene Shop will be used to disciple students and how you can get into the story God is writing through these spaces.
  • Developing Digital Fluency: A Guide for Parents (Part 4)

    CCA Bible teacher Mr. Erik Most continues his monthly vlog series by breaking down what the “The Epistemological Crisis” is, how it’s affecting this generation of adolescents, and how the subjective noise caused by this digital age can grow fainter when a love for literacy is present.
  • 4 Engaging Ways to Pray Together as a Family

    In every relationship, communication is vital. As parents, it is our responsibility to help our children learn how to communicate and interact with God through prayer. CCA’s Elementary Discipleship Coordinator, Ashley West, shares four fun activities families can do together to strengthen their prayer life.


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