If complaining were an Olympic sport, many of us (unfortunately) would take the gold. But God has a better plan for us! CCA’s Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook shares practical tips parents can implement to help their children cultivate an attitude of gratitude not just during the Thanksgiving season, but year round!
Getting your child to obey and heed your advice can feel like an uphill battle at times. What if we told you that your power as a parent doesn’t come from how much control you have, but rather, how you intently shepherd your child’s heart? Learn more about this concept of shepherding your child’s heart by reading this article and attending Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale’s free Parenting Talk event on Nov. 3!
At CCA, student-athletes are trained to glorify God through competition. But what does that mean exactly? CCA senior Kemarah Thermidor shares how her faith in Jesus Christ has transformed the way she races as a cross country runner on the school’s track and field team. May her testimony encourage you to keep running your race as a believer with endurance here on earth as you take strides toward your forever home in heaven.
Ever felt guilty wasting time, resources, and/or energy? Then you might relate to the history behind Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas National Park. CCA’s Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook shares some spiritual insights she gathered on a recent family vacation and emphasizes the renewed purpose we can experience in Christ!
Did you know there’s a way to pay for college without being awarded a scholarship? CCA’s school counseling team shares how students can earn college credit while in high school, saving them both time and money. Also learn how CCA high schoolers get to experience a biblically based collegiate curriculum through the school’s new partnership with an accredited Christian university.
Discover the recent success CCA High School students had at their school, county, and state-level History Day competitions. Learn who advanced to the National stage, and watch the student performance that was selected to be featured in a Ford’s Theatre online exhibit!
Think of the last time you misplaced, lost, or searched for something. Your search and rescue quest probably demanded time, attention, and energy – did it not? CCA’s Early Childhood Director Jan Lashbrook shares the spiritual connection between her hunt for seashells with her grandkids this summer and CCA’s discipleship theme word for this school year.
Parenting school-aged children starts to look different as they progress into middle and high school, leaving many parents wondering what their involvement should look like. CCA high school counselor Dr. Cliff Mack sheds some light by sharing seven ways parents can empower their teens to have a successful school year!
Finding more time in the day and making difficult tasks easier can be done when students are able to focus better. Help your child maximize homework and study time with Sensa Educational Systems’ five simple tips! Be sure to check out their SAT/ACT prep course (for rising CCA 11th-12th graders) and Success Skills course (for rising CCA 6th graders) that begin July 18; spots are still available!
Math is present in the world around us and is often used to solve real-world problems. Yet, this subject continues to face diminishing proficiency among students nationwide. You can help stop this downward trend in its tracks by completing the CCA Summer Math Challenge presented in this article, which will challenge your child to think mathematically . . . without even realizing it!
With access to cell phones growing among children and teens, access to inappropriate/harmful material and exposure to strangers is also a growing concern for parents. Learn about the importance of online safety and how you can help your child(ren) safely navigate the web in this article that features wisdom from an FBI Special Agent.
In CCA’s Class of 2022, six servant leaders were honored as Silver Knight nominees for recognizing needs in their communities and opportunities to be a light. Read about the high-impact projects they championed that have not only extended Christ’s love and compassion, but also reflected their uniqueness as the individuals He created them to be. Additionally, discover who was named an Honorable Mention winner!
Affording private education can be a challenge for many families, but recent updates to the Step Up for Students scholarship program have made it possible for more families than ever before to qualify for one of their state scholarships. Learn if your family qualifies for a SUFS scholarship that is accepted by Calvary Christian Academy to potentially save thousands!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!