Junior Victoria Taylor wins Congressional Art Competition

Junior Victoria Taylor wins Congressional Art Competition 4/23/18 On Friday, April 20th, Cambridge Junior Victoria Taylor was selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 30th District of Texas Congressional Art Competition. Her piece will hang in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol Building for an entire year, with other winning pieces from around […]

Wolfe Lyceum

Dr. Wolfe’s Faculty Lyceum Dr. Paul Wolfe, Cambridge’s Head of School, presented a Faculty Lyceum on Thursday, April 5th, entitled “Christ, Culture, and Formative Education.” The relationship between Christ and culture is complex, filled with many tensions, and has long been the subject of theologians. Those complexities and tensions highlight the need for a careful philosophy […]


Cambridge Passover Seder Reflection by Dr. Barb Isbell, Professor of Theology 3/31/18 I really enjoyed getting to treat my students (grades 7 and 9) to a Passover Seder, led by Cambridge parents Mr. & Mrs. Pikman. By tasting the bitter, sweet, and salty elements; joining in the ritual blessings; singing Hebrew songs such as “Dayenu” […]

Middle School PSIA

PSIA District Awards 2018 March 28, 2018 Congratulations to our middle school students that participated in Private Schools Interscholastic Association (PSIA) this past Saturday.  PSIA is an academic competition for first through eighth-grade students. It is the equivalent of academic competitions like TAPPS in Upper School or UIL competitions in public schools. This is the first […]

Our Value Narrative

Our Value Narrative March 6, 2018 Below is the text from an old Straight from the Head. In it, Dr. Wolfe, our Head of School, describes how Cambridge is distinct and even countercultural.   One of the phrases currently in vogue for marketing private schools is the expression “value narrative.” It is an apt phrase […]

Top Ten Things You’ll Be Grateful For When Your Kids Graduate From Cambridge

Top Ten Things You’ll Be Grateful For When Your Kids Graduate From Cambridge February 16, 2018 One Friday morning every month, Parent Fellowship (PF) comes together to discuss upcoming events, assess where help is needed, and occasionally bring in outside guests to address the community. Last Friday, Suzy Mighell, mom to three Cambridge alumni and […]

Straight From The Head: February 15th

Straight From the Head February 15, 2018 Dear Cambridge family & friends, Since 1976, I have been pursuing three closely related goals: to know, love and serve God; to know, love and serve my wife; and to know, love and lead my children. I was confident that if I could get these three fundamental commitments right, […]

Restoring Poetic Vision in a Myopic Age

In a distorted world, the Christian poet is ultimately like the blind man whose vision Christ restored to see truth through grace, and those who read the poet’s words will find their vision restored as well… This essay by Professor Shannon Pepe was originally given as a Faculty Lyceum. Prayer Come, Holy Spirit, Divine Creator, […]

“Where does your allegiance lie?” A Reflection on Revelation 13

Dr. Barb Isbell, registrar and Professor of Theology, gave a chapel message on January 18, 2017 reflecting on Revelation 13. Modern culture insists that there is no absolute truth – that what is true for you may not be true for me, and what is true today may not be true tomorrow. According to Oprah […]

Laws Smith, 2016 Trivium Winner

Senior Lawson Smith was selected as the recipient of the 2016 Trivium Award for his Senior Tutorial presentation and paper entitled “Tolkien: Reinterpreting Immorality Through Myth.” The other two finalists were Zachary Raybourn, “The Moral Implications of Covert Operations,” and Florence Solomon, “Not a Tame Lion: A Theodicy for the Wrath of God.” Laws examined […]