Archive for 'Christian education'

How I survived with a smile

Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 by .


By Kayla Armstrong, LCA sophomore Growing up I always seen kids with a mom and dad and always going out to eat and having a good time. Well believe it or not, I didn’t have that. My mom was my mother and father, and it was always just me and her. My father was really more »

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No longer on guard, a new student transitions to Lighthouse

Posted on 01. Nov, 2016 by .


By Alexis Lyons, new LCA sophomore Attending Lighthouse Christian Academy has opened my heart and my mind. At my old school, I felt I had to be on guard and protect my emotions and feelings. At LCA, a small Santa Monica Christian school, I feel like I can be myself. I’m learning and growing everyday more »

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Surfing teacher remembers ‘row’ with tumor

Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 by .


By Anthony Gutierrez, LCA sophomore She started to row slower and slower. “That was weird because I didn’t think I could break down that much mentally,” said Jessica McGuire, a UCLA athlete and a member of the Lighthouse Church. Until that day, her rowing skills on the UCLA women’s crew team had only improved since more »

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‘My procrastination got me to Christianity’

Posted on 18. Dec, 2015 by .


By Sasha Photenhauer, LCA senior Will Clancy was annoyed with Lighthouse at first. They kept talking about Jesus in every subject. From the second grade onward, he had been taught evolution, so he had long ago lost what little faith he might have had belonging to a family that went to Catholic church once in more »

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LCA hero returns from Iraq and prepares for next deployment to fight sex-trafficking

Posted on 02. Apr, 2015 by .


By Michael Ashcraft While he studied at Lighthouse Christian Academy, Tyler Smith was an actor, a singer, a reliable football player, a funny guy, a friend and a patriot. Now that he has graduated from our Christian school in Santa Monica, we must add one word to the list of his biography: hero. Tyler currently more »

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