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Charger Robotics Team Is Headed to State

Charger Robotics is returning to the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) state tournament at Missouri S&T in Rolla for the third consecutive year this Saturday, March 9. Charger Robotics will compete with 47 other teams in pursuit of a berth to the FIRST International Competition in Houston April 17–20. The HCA …

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Run the 5th Annual HCA FarmK

Ready For A Break From The Pavement? How about joining us for a one-of-a-kind Family Fun Farm Run! COURSE This cross-country style 5K race takes place on a farm just west of Gardner, Kansas. The race will take you across a scenic landscape through crop fields and over rugged terrain. FUN …

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Chargers Robotics Team to Use STEM Skills to Bless Children with Disabilities

Just as a teenager dreams of his first set of wheels, a child desires to freely move about to explore the world around him. Yet there are many children for whom this is but a dream. A group of Heritage Christian Academy students has the opportunity to help make these dreams come …

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Serving Christ in the Bahamas: Reflections on the 2018 Senior Mission Trip

“I never knew serving God could be this much fun.” That was the response of one of the students on the first senior mission trip I was privileged to attend, back in 2003, while serving as principal of Berean Christian School (which merged with Westminster Christian Academy in 2010 to …

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Charger Robotics Team Advances to State Championship Tournament

“Team Chargers” (FTC Robotics team #9808) joined 22 other teams at the Missouri FTC Western Conference Qualifier at Harrisonville High School on Saturday, February 18, six of whom would advance to the Missouri State Championship. Team Chargers earned a spot in this Conference Qualifier by finishing second overall in the NW …

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HCA Becomes First KC-Area Christian School to Offer PLTW

The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates that jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) will grow 17 percent by 2018—nearly double the growth for non-STEM fields. By 2018, the U.S. will have more than 1.2 million unfilled STEM jobs because there will not be enough qualified workers to fill them. STEM is where …

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The Cure For The Common Cynicism

One of the worst things a teacher can encounter in the classroom is a universal issue not limited to students alone. People of all ages, races and background tend to struggle with this single, poisonous mentality. It is a “rot” that can creep in quietly, regardless of station in life. …

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