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List of 20 news stories.

  • What Will 2021-22 Look Like at CCA Fort Lauderdale?

    Discover what COVID-19 protocols will be in place during the 2021-22 school year on CCA’s Fort Lauderdale Campus along with the reasons such decisions were prayerfully made by the school’s leadership team. If your family is praying about a change in schools this school year, visit CCAEagles.org/Tour.
  • CCA Leadership Team Restructures to Further Advance, Develop, and Innovate

    COVID hasn’t stopped Calvary Christian Academy leaders from continuing to dream and plan for what God has in store for the school’s future. In order to increase opportunities for development and innovation while we continue to cultivate a healthy culture in a school of our size and scope of academic and extracurricular offerings, we have restructured our leadership team hierarchy. Read this blog post to learn about the new positions that have been created, who has been chosen to fill these roles, and which leaders will be transitioning into other new positions. The best is yet to come!
  • 4 Ways to Prepare Your Toddler for the New School Year

    It’s that time of the year again! To us adults, back-to-school adjustments might seem small, but for a young child, they are big growth moments. Sandra Andrade — a Pre-K4 teacher at CCA — shares four practical ways you can equip and guide your toddler through this transition. Happy 2021-22!
  • CCA Hollywood Welcomes New School Leadership

    The search is over! We are excited to announce who will be leading CCA Hollywood’s Middle and High School families as the new Upper School Principal and Assistant Principal. These educators come to CCAH with 30 years of combined experience in both public and private education. Read this article to find out who will be serving in these roles as well as their vision for CCAH’s growing community.
  • Summer College Prep Checklist for High School Families

    With roughly one more month until school resumes, there’s still ample time for your child to redeem the time. Review this summer checklist CCA’s School Counseling team put together with your rising high schooler and see what you can still accomplish during these final few weeks of summer!
  • 40 Ways to Spice Up Summer Reading for Kids

    Reading can sound like a laborious task for some students, but it doesn’t have to be! Calvary Christian Academy’s Summer Reading Challenge for Lower School families was designed to help parents and students realize that preventing the “summer slide” can take many different, fun forms. Check out these 40 simple ideas to implement in your household!
  • More Than A Job: 5 Reasons You Should Apply to Work at CCA

    If you’ve been praying about a potential change in jobs and are passionate about making disciples of Jesus Christ, look no further than Calvary Christian Academy, with campuses in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, Florida. Learn how CCA earned the Best Christian Workplace distinction and what makes its culture divinely distinct. To view available positions and apply, visit CCAEagles.org/Employment.
  • 6 Ways to Make Memories With Your Family This Summer

    The good ‘ole days are now! Make summertime synonymous with quality time with these six family-friendly activity ideas from CCA Hollywood parent Annie Makhanlall — co-owner and co-founder of Broward Mom Collective. Join BMC for their free Grand Opening Celebration on CCAH’s campus on June 30; click here for more details and to RSVP. 
  • Preparing Youth to Lead for Christ in Growing STEM Field

    By choosing a Christian school like CCA that implements a STEM curriculum from Pre-K to 12th grade, parents can encourage their children to explore their giftings in science, technology, engineering, and math without taking God out of the equation. Discover how pointing students to His orderly and creative nature through these subjects each year equips them for future success that in turn presents opportunities to be a light for Christ in this influential industry.
  • Better Than Beginnings

    Congrats on making it to the finish line! Whether you feel relieved, tired, or excited to have completed this school year, CCA’s Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook has an encouraging message to share with you about God’s perfect process and timing in every season of life. Happy Summer!
  • Pursuing Purpose

    Calvary Christian Academy seniors Matthew Barnes, Cristen Knapp, Juan Moscoso, and Joshua Pilote — this year’s National Merit Scholars and National Hispanic Scholars — have not just achieved the highest levels of academic excellence at CCA, but have done so to live out the unique callings God has for each of their lives. As you read what these students were made for, we encourage you to reflect upon the vision the Lord had for your life when he created you.
  • 4 Proactive Ways Parents Can Navigate Teen Drug Use

    Because children need safe spaces to unpack the “whys” of life, including the “why” behind just saying no to drugs, CCA introduced a new program this semester to sixth grade students called Too Good for Drugs. Officer Bill Ferrell, CCA’s beloved school resource officer who taught one of the program's sessions, shares advice to parents on how they can proactively prevent and recognize drug use in their children’s life.
  • CCA Teacher Guides Students and Staff Through Pandemic Tech Pivot

    Due to COVID-19, the use of technology in the classroom has rapidly accelerated — a change that proved to be a struggle for some students. Thankfully, CCA’s Elementary Technology Teacher and Tech Coach, Mrs. Laura Morris, has developed a fun new way for 3rd-5th grade students to grow in their typing skills and thrive as 21st century learners! Having faithfully worked at CCA for 15 years, she has equipped both students and staff through her heart for teaching.
  • Nervous No More: Chinese Student Blossoms While Studying Abroad

    Starting a new school is an intimidating experience for the average student. Now, add to that having to adapt to a new culture, customs, and a language barrier. Such was the case for 12th grade student Yijun Wu when he enrolled at CCA, but that apprehension quickly turned into confidence when God placed certain people into his life that aided in his spiritual, academic, and social growth during his time studying abroad in the USA.
  • Healthy Ways Parents Can Cope Stress & Anxiety: Hear from the Experts

    Stress and anxiety levels are at an all-time high for parents during this tumultuous time in our world. That’s why we’ve teamed up with local mental health leaders during this National Stress Awareness Month to provide parents with practical ways to cope with the pressures of life. May these tips empower you to confidently live out your God-given calling and be the positive example your child needs.
  • Paving the Way for “Project Lead the Way”

    In our tech-driven world, the demand for STEM-educated professionals is higher than ever. Learn how CCA has worked to meet this demand by being the only Florida school, among public and private schools, and one of the few in the country to offer all five of Project Lead the Way’s STEM education programs across Pre-K–12th grade. This advanced, college-preparatory curriculum is not only preparing CCA students to lead in the STEM field at the highest caliber, but to do so for Jesus’ glory.
  • A Librarian’s Authentic Love

    “‘By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.’” -John 13:35 (NIV)

    During this National Library Week, join us as we honor Mrs. Mary Kavanaugh, CCA’s beloved Elementary Librarian, who has served our school community since its opening. This interview highlights Mrs. Kavanaugh’s unique journey as a librarian, the literacy programs she has introduced to CCA, and her faithfulness to God’s calling.
  • A Picture Worth a Million Words

    When Mary Magdalene, Simon Peter, and John find Jesus’ tomb empty three days following his crucifixion, they each experience something different and notice different details — details that ultimately point back to the Old Testament and forward to Christ’s Second Coming. This Easter, join Calvary Christian Academy’s Bible Department Head Pastor Bill Schott as he explains how gaining a better understanding of Jewish culture and history can help us see one of the greatest pictures painted in all of Scripture. Get ready to get goosebumps!
  • Choose Socialization Over Screen Time This Summer

    Summer is quickly approaching! Learn how keeping your child(ren) physically active and mentally engaged this summer will not only make for a happy camper, but also minimize excessive screen time use, which can have detrimental effects on young, developing minds.
  • So You Think You Can Dance . . . for Jesus?

    High school dancers and their parents don’t have to choose between professional dance instruction and a Christian education. They can have both. Discover how CCA’s Dance Endorsement program makes this possible for high school students and which renowned college dance programs and summer intensives they’re being accepted into.

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