About the A+ Scholarship Program

The A+ Scholarship Program is a unique program that provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools. One interesting aspect of this program is that participating students must provide 50 hours of tutoring to others. This opportunity not only qualifies them for the scholarship funds but also reinforces Gloria Deo Academy’s [...]

By |2024-03-24T21:04:04-05:00March 22nd, 2024|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on About the A+ Scholarship Program

Peace in the Preparation Period

Looking to the life of Esther in the Bible, GDA Upper Grade student, Destiny, shares how we can trust God to give us peace during Opening Ceremonies. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,  gentleness and self-control.  Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit In every season of [...]

By |2024-02-06T16:09:06-06:00February 6th, 2024|Bible, Opening Ceremonies, Students, Upper Grades|Comments Off on Peace in the Preparation Period

Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

Each year before Thanksgiving break, Gloria Deo Academy lower grade students present Thanksgiving themed poems, songs, and Bible memory work for GDA parents. The 4th graders study the history about the first Thanksgiving and recite a beautiful poem entitled "Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans. We are thankful for our [...]

By |2023-11-23T11:49:29-06:00November 23rd, 2023|Classical Education, Lower Grades, Memorization, Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

Glorifying God Through Music in Classical Education

“I will offer sacrifices in His tent with shouts of joy. I will sing and make music to the Lord.” Psalm 27:6. It is a biblical expectation that God’s people will make music to the Lord. At Gloria Deo Academy, we are helping train students for this important way of glorifying God. Classical [...]

By |2023-03-04T17:22:13-06:00March 3rd, 2023|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Glorifying God Through Music in Classical Education

Veterans Day

Mrs. Strain led Gloria Deo Academy students in an Opening Ceremonies devotional on Veterans Day. Mrs. Strain talked about how the widow gave all that she had when she gave her two coins, like many military personnel have given all for our freedom during Opening Ceremonies on Veterans Day. The following blog is an example [...]

By |2023-03-03T18:36:25-06:00November 19th, 2021|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Veterans Day

Setting a Good Back to School Routine

The transition from summer to school can be a struggle for everyone in the family. The early wake-up calls, the after-school activities, and the (ahem) homework means all you really want to do is hit the snooze button. Again. We’ve all been there. You grow accustomed to your leisurely summer lifestyle, but back-to-school time throws [...]

By |2018-01-06T20:52:44-06:00August 1st, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Setting a Good Back to School Routine

10 Tips to Finish the School Year Strong

Whether you're the student or the parent, the end of the school year is always the most difficult. Students contract “summer fever” as the end of the year approaches and begin to slack off and lose interest in school work. It is extremely important to finish the school year strong, so we have put together [...]

By |2018-01-06T21:26:17-06:00April 9th, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on 10 Tips to Finish the School Year Strong

How to Teach Logic

Every subject that is systematic has a certain inherent order to it that dictates its approach. For some subjects, this order is more explicit than in others. In mathematics, for example, there is a widely acknowledged sequence of what should be learned and when it should be taught. When working in other subjects, such as [...]

By |2018-01-06T22:02:12-06:00February 26th, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on How to Teach Logic

Homeschool Tips When You Have a Toddler

Let's be frank for a moment. Homeschool days can be hard enough on their own. Throw a toddler into the mix and it can feel like pure chaos! Thankfully, we have several families who've survived the toddlerschool years (the years when you homeschool kids and have a toddler at home who isn't old enough to [...]

By |2018-01-06T21:47:45-06:00February 12th, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Homeschool Tips When You Have a Toddler
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