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Suttie Blog | 21st Century Skills Cannot Be Taught Online — and More

I am currently an online adjunct professor for Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. I have been teaching in the online/remote learning medium for over 10 years. The majority of my teaching online has been for adults — specifically midcareer adults. Online-only education can benefit those adults and children who, for …

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Suttie Blog | Data and More Data

As you might imagine, we are continuously receiving data from multiple sources to monitor the changing conditions and factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Certainly, the Johnson County and Kansas Health sites help us track the trends that most affect us. We are also tracking relevant data from Europe, where …

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Suttie Blog | Preparation, Perspective, Planning

The weekend is here. And, while these are supposed to be the dog days of summer, we have enjoyed cooler temperatures (and rain) for which I am grateful. As we get closer to starting school, I want to continue to provide the context to our thinking to help you understand …

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NEW VIDEO: Welcome from Rich Suttie

Heritage Christian Academy’s new Head of School, Rich Suttie, introduces himself to you—the Charger family—and offers words of hopeful encouragement during these unsettling times. For more information on how HCA continues to prepare for and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit our COVID-19 Resources page.

COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Just Open: The All-New COVID-19 Resources Page

As Mr. Suttie promised, HCA just launched an all-new COVID-19 Resources page! On this page, you will find all the COVID-19 and return-to-school information in one spot. To view the page, go to hcakc.org/covid-19. You may also access it from the HCA Family Resources link at the top of every …

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Hello, HCA!

Dear Charger Family, Welcome to what, for me at least, is a new blog to provide thoughts as well as some updates to you all. The plan is to post an entry here, if not every day, then almost every day. The content will vary across topics that encompass all …

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Start-of-School Task Force Announcement

UPDATE ON STATE OF KANSAS REQUIREMENTS: 7/22/20 Today we learned that the Governor’s executive order to delay the start of school was not affirmed by the Kansas Board of Education, and so the decision to open on time remains with local districts and independent schools. We are planning and prepared …

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Heritage Christian Academy Receives National Recognition for Commitment to Empowering Students

OLATHE, Kansas – Heritage Christian Academy announced today that it has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Gateway. It is one of just 176 middle schools across the U.S. to receive this honor. …

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Elementary Wellness Update

Wellness Activities In November the elementary students participated in Jump Rope for Heart. They enjoyed participating in several activities that promoted heart health. These activities included: jumping rope, scooter races, and basketball skills stations. The students even had the opportunity to learn about the heart! Thank you, Mr. O, for …

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Elementary Wellness Policies

Heritage Christian Academy (X0331) Elementary Wellness Policies Updated 10/29/19 Heritage Christian Academy is committed to providing school environments that promote and protect children’s health, well-being and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating, nutrition education, physical activity and integrated school based wellness. Therefore, it is the policy of X0331 – …

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