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Hannah Nelson Lyceum

Through Others’ Eyes: Language, Literature, and the Great Commission Professor Hannah Nelson’s Faculty Lyceum 4/30/19 On Thursday, April 25th, 2019, Professor Hannah Nelson presented her Faculty Lyceum to Cambridge students, professors, parents, and friends. Her lecture was entitled “Through Others’ Eyes: Language, Literature, and the Great Commission.” If you missed her presentation, you can watch […]


Cambridge Prom

Cambridge Prom Charlotte Mbwala is a Cambridge Junior and Communication Intern. 4/29/2019 At the beginning of high school, Cambridge students look forward to our junior and senior years where we will get to participate in planning Coffee Haus, Senior Tutorials, Ladies Tea and so many other once-in-a-lifetime occasions. As a freshman, one of the special […]


Schrum Reflects Upon Lyceums

Schrum Reflects Upon Lyceums Dr. Steven Schrum reflects upon his Lyceum earlier this year and what it’s like to be a secondary educator and scholar. 4/24/19 This past November, I was blessed with the opportunity to share some of my research in one of our faculty lyceums.  Part of the Faith and Culture series, these […]


Passover Seder

Passover Seder 4/19/19 This year the 9th grade class participated in a Passover Seder, hosted by Cambridge parents Mr. & Mrs. Pikman. You can read Dr. Isbell’s post on last year’s Passover Seder here. The students tasted the bitter, sweet, and salty elements; joined in the ritual blessings; and sang Hebrew songs such as “Dayenu” […]


The Cross Still Shines

The Cross Still Shines From Professor Benson’s blog 4/18/19 As the world grieves the fire that ravished Notre Dame de Paris — a national treasure of France and a symbol of Western civilization — the giant cross behind the high altar in the nave stands tall, shining in the ashy darkness, which is no coincidence […]


The Purpose of Tutorials

The Purpose of Tutorials From the archive: a reflection on the purpose of senior tutorials from former faculty member and tutorial director Dr. Robert Sloan Lee. 4/11/19 In order to really catch the vision of the “capstone” of the Cambridge curriculum, namely, the senior tutorial competition, one has to understand its goal, or end, or […]


West Texas Tour

West Texas Tour Rae Ann Martin, Professor of Spanish, reflects upon her Spring Break trip through Texas. 4/1/2019 This Spring Break my husband and I had the opportunity to tour West Texas, a land we had not ventured into yet.  We started in Van Horn, drove to the Guadalupe Mountains and took a day to […]


Ladies’ Tea

Ladies’ Tea Amy Nothrop, Professor of Math & Science, reflects upon the Cambridge tradition of Ladies’ Tea. 3/13/2019 John Paul II once wrote that the “deepest desire of the human heart is affirmation” that comes from being known and loved. My husband and I tell our children that we always want them to be truthful […]


“Pieta”

“Pieta” by R.S. Thomas A reflection by Professor of English Christopher Benson. 3/5/19 When I read Jay Parini’s excellent biography, Robert Frost: A Life, he included this unforgettable quotation by Frost: “It is absurd to think that the only way to tell if a poem is lasting is to wait and see if it lasts. The […]


Why Latin?

Why Latin? By Erin Caldwell, Professor of Latin & Greek. 2/27/2019 At least once a week, someone asks me, “Why study Latin?” or “Why do you like Latin?” or “Why is Latin still useful?” These questions are usually followed by, “Isn’t Latin a dead language?” In response to that, I say yes and no. Yes, […]