That’s how I won the ‘Triathlete’ Award

Posted on 07. Jun, 2017 by .

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By Trina Gratton, LCA junior – At my first Open House, I sat glumly. I watched with jealousy as three students stood to receive the Triathlete Award while I got no award. I determined to win at least that award the next year. When I came to Lighthouse Christian Academy in my sophomore year, I more »

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Not quite Michael Phelps

Posted on 05. Jun, 2017 by .

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By Hosea Ashcraft, LCA freshman – I was the slowest swimmer, but I still liked it. There was a real spirit of camaraderie at our Christian school, and my teammates always encouraged me, even though I came in last place in every meet. I think my slow speed was due to my shortness. I’m one more »

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Catching mice for Physics class

Posted on 03. Jun, 2017 by .

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By Hosea Ashcraft, LCA freshman – Levi Photenhauer and I spent almost all of our Easter Break working on the mouse trap. Officially, it’s called a Rube Goldberg mousetrap, named after the inventor. It consists of a series of golf balls rolling, domino tiles falling, spring action spinning all in succession to finally tap the more »

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Trascending the classroom: LCA’s parent meeting is startling

Posted on 26. May, 2017 by .

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By Michael Ashcraft – I finally went to one of the Lighthouse Christian Academy’s monthly parent meetings. The snack-and-chat meeting caught me quite off guard. There’s more here than meets the eye. First, I kept waiting for it to get started while we conversed. After about an hour, I realized it had started and that more »

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When my cousin was gunned down, I died too

Posted on 12. May, 2017 by .

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By Jordan Sheppard, LCA sophomore – Santyone Moore was killed in an ambush shooting in 2015. When he died that day, I did too. Santyone was my cousin, but because of the age difference, he acted more like a father figure. Santyone was in his late 20s when I was in middle school. He would more »

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