Author Archive: Grace

 
 

Open House

Open House for the 2019-2020 Grace Academy school year are set for the following: Monday, February 25, 2019 Monday, March 18, 2019 The meetings will begin at 6:00 pm in the chapel at Boone United Methodist Church, 471 New Market Blvd, Boone, NC.  

 
Why Learn Latin?

Why Learn Latin?

  Q. Isn’t it a dead language? A: Well Latin isn’t dead after all, it lives on in the mouths of all of us who speak English, as half of our English words are derived from Latin. For those who speak French, Italian, Spanish, Romanian or Portuguese (the “Romance” languages), 90% of the vocabulary comes […]

 

What is Classical Education?

The trivium (Latin for “three ways”) consists of the first three of the seven great liberal arts, (the other four being arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy) and defines the core of learning for the k-12 grade, classically educated student. The trivium was practiced during Greco-Roman times, formalized in the medieval period, and nearly universally embraced […]