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The United States, India, and HCA

No Road is Long with Good Company. —Turkish Proverb Over the weekend I caught up on a ton of reading, much of it related to regional and global pandemic challenges. One particular report noted, India has set a record for the world’s highest single-day increase in coronavirus cases. The nation, …

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HCA East and West Campuses

PRESS RELEASE | HCA to Start Academic Year on August 19

Heritage Christian Academy (HCA), Olathe, KS, plans to start its academic year on Wednesday, August 19. HCA is a Christian educational ministry under the oversight of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Overland Park, KS. HCA’s mission is to glorify God by serving Christian parents and their children while providing a high quality, …

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Suttie Blog | HCA Staff Partner with Baylor Center for Christian Education to Prepare for the School Year

Today the entire HCA faculty and staff community spent hours together with senior educators from the Baylor University Center for Christian Education (CCE). For the majority of the day, they provided outstanding principles, techniques, technologies, and tools for our faculty to incorporate into our teaching this year. The Baylor CCE …

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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 | 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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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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Rich Suttie Welcome

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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