Dr. Steven Schrum Lyceum

Dr. Steven Schrum’s Faculty Lyceum 12/13/18 Dr. Steven Schrum, Cambridge Professor of History, presented a Faculty Lyceum on Thursday, November 29th, entitled “Don’t Forget to Remember: The Importance of Cultural Memory.” He focuses on the use and abuse of history by English politicians during the Civil War and Restoration (roughly 1640-1670).  When the English overthrew their […]

Cambridge House Feast

Cambridge House Feast Reflection by Alejandra Gonzalez, Cambridge Junior & Communication Intern. 12/11/18 This past weekend students and faculty gathered together at dinner to celebrate a Cambridge tradition called the House Feast. The House Feast is a celebration of the House System which is an exciting element of the Cambridge student experience. New students are […]

From Eagle Scout to Sea Scout

From Eagle Scout to Sea Scout 12/10/18 My name is Jack Jackson. I am a freshman at Cambridge, and when I am not completing the responsibilities related to that, I spend a portion of my time in the Sea Scouts. Many people have heard of Boy Scouts, of which Sea Scouts is a subset. It […]

Why does history even matter?

Why does history even matter? by Professor of History Moryam VanOpstal 12/6/18 One of the hazards of being a teacher is having your basic life choices challenged on a regular basis. It’s the classic student uppercut, and it (The Question) comes at least once a year: “Hey, why does history even matter?!” When stress levels […]

Choices Driven by Love

Choices Driven by Love Professor Jeffrey gave the message below in Chapel on October 3, 2018. 11/26/18 “And Joshua said to all the people, ‘Thus says the Lord God of Israel: … I have given you a land for which you did not labor, and cities which you did not build, and you dwell in […]

A New Kind of Thanksgiving

A New Kind of Thanksgiving Professor Wong reflects upon his first Thanksgiving as a father. 11/23/18 This Fall Break, there will be no biscuits and gravy every morning.  There will be no fried chicken liver or smoked turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.  And there will definitely not be a constant discussion about how great the Alabama […]


Thankful Brandes Woodall is a Cambridge Junior and Communication Intern. 11/22/18 When I transferred to Cambridge in November of my freshman year, my first assignment in Prof. Isbell’s theology class was to write about one thing I was thankful for every day of the month. Reluctant to leave my old school and friends, I didn’t feel […]

Our God is Full of Surprises

Our God is full of surprises! A reflection by Prof. Michael Jones, Professor of Mathematics and Philosophy. 11/15/18 Some of the biggest surprises I receive daily are things my children do that I never taught them. At one year old, Dominic took my socks, ran to the other side of the room, and turned back to watch me chase him. […]

Perfect Pairs

Perfect Pairs Charlotte Mbwala is Cambridge Junior and Communication Intern. 11/14/18 On Friday, November 9th, Cambridge basketball teams fought for victory for our school and the Varsity boys took home a win. This exciting game kicked off a fun weekend including what some describe as the best social event at Cambridge– Perfect Pairs. Perfect Paris […]

What is Declamation?

What is Declamation? Reflection by Alejandra Gonzalez, Cambridge Junior & Communication Intern. 11/12/18 What is declamation? Declamation is a tradition here at Cambridge in which all 6th through 11th graders must participate. In memorizing a text and presenting it before an audience, students learn to use the rhetorical power of speech. Initially, students must recite […]