10 Readings for an Orientation to the Study of Literature

10 Readings for an Orientation to the Study of Literature by Professor Benson During our end of year faculty in-service, Dr. Wolfe asked each teacher to compose a list of 10 books that give an orientation to the study of his or her academic discipline. Notice, this is a different kind of list than our […]


D-Day: A Visit to Normandy

D-Day: A Visit to Normandy Brenda Robson, Professor of Art, reflects upon her recent visit to Normandy in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. 6/6/2019 My husband and I were fortunate enough to visit France during spring break on this year just before the 75th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy. On June 6, […]


Brenda Robson

Cambridge Art Professor of Art Brenda Robson reflects upon this year and why our students study art. 5/22/2019 The objective of our art department is to have happy students who learn how to appreciate what beauty really is in God’s creation. Their efforts reveal the thumbprints of God and hopefully inspire viewers to wonder and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]