Welcome Back!

Our Staff and Faculty at Arma Dei are so excited to welcome students back to campus! During in-service days, dedicated teachers and staff spent time worshipping together through song and prayer, as well as preparing classrooms, schedules, and various materials for the year ahead. The facilities team worked diligently to furnish and design beautiful spaces on our campus. Additionally, new employees were welcomed into the Arma Dei community and joined in valuable training sessions.  We were reminded of our mission to glorify God through excellent classical Christian education, and are thankful for His faithfulness as we go into our 10th year…

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Saint Augustine: Rhetoric Student (and Teacher) By Aaron Denlinger

Saint Augustine: Rhetoric Student (and Teacher) By Aaron Denlinger Arma Dei Academy students entering the Rhetoric stage of their education are walking, perhaps unbeknownst to them, in the footsteps of Augustine of Hippo (354-420 AD), a.k.a. Saint Augustine, arguably Christianity’s best known theologian of all time. Having completed his early education in Madauros (a small town in present-day Algeria), Augustine moved to Carthage as a teenager to study formal Rhetoric. He proved rather apt at the discipline, and shortly after completing his studies, became a Rhetoric teacher, first in Carthage, and then in Milan. Upon moving to Italy, Augustine attended sermons…

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3rd-Grade Festival

On Friday, third-grade families had the chance to travel back in time to witness the epic battle between Carthage and Rome, whereby General Hannibal strategically led his troops, as well as an army of elephants, across the Alps in an attempt to defeat the Romans. Unfortunately, his unique plan proved unsuccessful, and Rome victoriously defeated the army of Carthaginians. After this historical event had played out, Festival Day concluded with a delicious Greek Feast, put on by the 3rd-grade moms!

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4th-Grade Festival

On Thursday, fourth-grade students performed what they have learned in history, which covers 1,000 years of European events. It begins right before the fall of Rome, which happened in 476 AD and continued past the discovery of the New World to the reign of Queen Elizabeth. Their study began where 3rd-grade left off and prepares them for 5th-grade, where they will be learning about the exploration and settlement of the “new” lands. Much of this history is the history of God’s church through the ages. Fourth-graders began studying Augustine in 386 AD and watched how the church became the center of…

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Kindergarten Enrichment

Kindergarten Enrichment students have been learning about the artist Paul Cezanne, who enjoyed painting “still life” including fruit, flowers and pottery. Students drew their own "still life" pictures. It is fun to see how each student has their own unique perspective!

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7th-Grade Field Trip

On Wednesday, April 21st, the 7th-grade class traveled to the Challenger Learning Center in Colorado Springs where they spent the morning participating in various space-related activities, including a visit to the Challenger Learning Center's planetarium. In the afternoon, students became astronauts as they traveled to Mars in a simulated space mission to explore the red planet. Despite an instance of their life support going haywire, they were successful in their mission to discover water on Mars and collect various scientific samples for further study!

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