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Queen E NYMF 2019 Announcement

New York Musical Festival to Feature Queen E: The Reluctant Royal

Congratulations to HCA Head of School Rick Lukianuk for the acceptance of his musical, Queen E: The Reluctant Royal, into this summer’s New York Musical Festival (NYMF)! The announcement came on Friday via Broadway World. The Heritage Christian Academy Repertory Theatre recently performed this musical in HCA’s Black Box theatre, …

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Music Students Earn Highest Honors at Regionals, Advance to State

All four HCA students attending the regional music solo competition in Holton, KS last weekend earned a “I” (highest possible) rating on their solo pieces—a tremendous achievement and honor! Jenna Hekman: Vocal solo Rosemary Casteel: Vocal solo Jacob Wray: Vocal solo Ethan Voss: Trumpet solo These students have the opportunity to …

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Brace Yourself for HCA’s First-Ever Improv Show!

Stock up now on Tums in preparation for a side-splitting improv performance from HCA’s Repertory Theatre troupe. Free entry! WHEN: Thurs, April 11 & Fri, April 12, 7:00–8:30 p.m. WHERE: HCA Black Box, 16000 S. Black Bob Rd., Olathe, KS 66062 COST: Free! Mark your calendars and invite your friends! …

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Get Ready for HCA Theatre’s Premiere of Queen E: The Reluctant Royal

Showtimes Thursday, March 21, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friday, March 22, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tickets Adults: $10 Kids/Staff: $5 Available at HCA Upper School office or at the door (cash only) Mark your calendars for March 21–23, 2019 and plan to …

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Congrats to District and All-State Band and Choir Students

Congratulations to the following band and choir students for their hard-earned achievements: District Band: Miles Anderson, Simon Parr and Rebecca Rose (Middle); Ethan Voss (High) High School All-State Band: Ethan Voss (alternate) District Choir: Julia Edmondson and Jacob Wray High School All-State Choir: Julia Edmondson Middle Level All-State Choir: Randall Marcum, Elise Parr and Simon Parr

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Art Studio Grand Reopening

The Heritage Christian Academy visual arts department received a big boost with the recent renovation of our visual art studio. Thanks to a generous donation from Roger and Ginny Ratzlaff, our studio has been outfitted with wonderful new furniture for all our art students and iMac computers for photo and …

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Band & Choir Earn High Honors at Midwest Christian Fine Arts Festival

The Heritage Christian Academy Upper School Choirs and Bands earned several honors at the Midwest Christian Fine Arts Festival yesterday: Junior High Choir received a I rating. High School Band received a I rating (only 1 of three bands to do that). High School Choir received a I rating and …

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What's The Purpose Of Art Education In A Christian School?

In every school across this country, you will find some sort of art education. Whether that art takes the form of vocal or instrumental music, theater, dancing, writing or painting/drawing/creating, art has a prominent place in education. But have you ever stopped to wonder why? With all of the lessons …

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Intersection of Truth & Beauty – the Arts in Christianity

C.S. Lewis, author of the popular allegorical tales “The Chronicles of Narnia,” once wrote, “Reason is the natural organ of truth, but imagination is the organ of meaning.” Lewis was somewhat ahead of his time with that statement 70 years ago, not because it was less true at that time, …

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The Absolute Necessity of Art for the Christian

As old as some of the tool and weapon artifacts we have discovered at archaeological digs may be, some of the paintings on the walls of ancient caves may be older. In fact, the great historian Paul Johnson has noted that “it is likely that art was the first of …

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