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Senior Spotlight - Brennen Moss

April 19, 2019
By Brennen Moss - CHCS Senior
Brennen Moss, CHCS Senior, has attended Christian Heritage since the 6th grade when his family relocated from Dallas to the Longview area. He has been involved in several extracurricular activities and events here at CHCS and is looking forward to utilizing those experiences during the next stage of his academic career at Mississippi College (on FULL academic scholarship). Below are a few memories that he has cherished throughout his time here. Congratulations Brennen on your academic achievement and pursuit of excellence for the Glory of God! 
 
Brennen shares a reflection on his experience at Christian Heritage: 
Christian Heritage Classical School proves to be an excellent environment to both learn and grow intellectually and spiritually. The teachers are challenging, engaging, and use Christ-centered methods to truly demonstrate their love for teaching. My friends in the Senior Class are intelligent, supportive, and truly demonstrate Christ-like characteristics. I can confidently say that I have been as prepared as one can be for college from my experience here. CHCS taught me how to think critically, form effective and efficient arguments from the rules of rhetoric, and firmly stand in my beliefs as a Christian. These are invaluable skills and are in short supply in the world. I learned these skills through our Rhetoric and Worldview classes, as well as our Senior thesis assignment. In the thesis project, seniors are tasked with discussing a world problem, formulating an effective and coherent stance, an argument, along with a solution. I tackled the moral debate of Human Euthanasia as my Senior Thesis topic. This assignment was a staple to my High School career at CHCS.

Along with the educational core classes, CHCS also provides fantastic extra-curricular activities. I participated in our theater department and choir all four years in High School. We performed many shows such as The Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, and Pride and Prejudice. Also, I participated in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-Region competition in which I advanced to the state level auditions every year. The values that are taught and learned at CHCS will be valuable for my time at Mississippi College, my job field, and the remainder of my life beyond that.

Brennen was recently acknowledge at Mississipi College for his outstanding academic achievement and awarded scholarship. For that full article click here! 

 

Highest Ranking in TAPPS Vocal Competition

April 15, 2019
By Mrs. Sheffield - Director of Fine Arts
TAPPS 2019 State Vocal/Instrumental Solo & Ensemble Contest Results:
 
Earning a total of 100 points and 29 DIVISION I – Superior medals, CHCS was the highest ranking 2-A school in the vocal competition. We are so proud of our CHCS rhetoric choir & strings students! GO SENTINEL MUSICIANS!
 

Congratulations to CHCS Rhetoric choir and strings students on their recent success at the TAPPS 2019 State Vocal/Instrumental Solo & Ensemble Contest. On Saturday, March 30, twenty members of the CHCS Rhetoric Chorale and two members of the rhetoric strings class participated in the state contest held on the campus of UTArlington. The CHCS Women’s Ensemble (comprised of the following students: Kathryn Bales, Ainsley Brumit, Christina Burkhalter, Faith Carroll, Aubrey Cheek, Jilian Gates, Anna Graves, Trinity Griffith, Kellie Hodson, Parker Montgomery, Natalie Pitts, Zoie Taliaferro, and Caroline Walls) was awarded a DIVISION I – Superior rating on a Class I ensemble. The CHCS Men’s Ensemble (comprised of the following students: Thomas Carroll, Jacob Chamberlain, Cameron Foy, Luke Land, Brennen Moss, Geoffrey Trauger, and Jack Walker) was also awarded a DIVISION I – Superior rating on a Class I ensemble.

CHCS choir students earning DIVISION I ratings on a TAPPS Class I vocal solo were: Christina Burkhalter, Jacob Chamberlain, Parker Montgomery, and Brennen Moss. These four students also qualified to participate in an inaugural performance of the TAPPS 2019 Honor Choir this June in Waco, Texas.

CHCS choir student, Kellie Hodson, earned a DIVISION I rating on a TAPPS Class II vocal solo.

Earning a DIVISION I rating in the TAPPS Class II piano solo competition was CHCS junior Caroline Walls.

CHCS strings students earning DIVISION I ratings on TAPPS Class 2 strings solos were: sophomore Samuel Walls, violin, and freshman Zane Terry, cello.

 

Rotary Speech Contest Winner!

April 08, 2019
By CHCS

On April 2nd, sophomore Allie White competed in the Rotary Club of Longview 4-Way Speech Contest. Allie's speech on truth, fairness, goodwill, and better friendships won her 2nd place and a prize of $750 in scholarship money. Other students in the competition came from Longview Christian, Trinity School of Texas, Longview High School, and Longview Homeschool Association. Congratulations Allie! We are proud of you! Go Sentinels! 

Rotary Club of Longview Speech Contest Winners: 
1st: Ezekiel Joy | Longview Homeschool Association
2nd: Allie White | Christian Heritage Classical School
3rd: Kris Schumaker | Longview High School
4th: Jesse Gonzalez | Longview High School
 
 

Created to Create

February 20, 2019
By Mrs. Menadier - CHCS Art Teacher

We had the amazing opportunity of going to Backstage Graphics to learn about screen printing. The owner, Josh Crouch offered to let each student screen print their own t-shirt. 

We had a t-shirt design contest in order to decide on what would be printed on our shirts. Students created designs using a famous artist quote, art supplies, or the beauty of God's creation. The winnning design was chosen based on creativity, neatness, and overall professional design. We voted and ended up combining the top three designs by Piper Brown, Cameron Foy, and Anna Graves. 

 We learned about the creative process required in order to design and print shirt orders. The t-shirts are designed on a computer program using a previous sketch or a digital design. Then, the design is turned into a 'stencil' on a screen using a special coating in a dark room. Using this screen, ink is pushed through the stencilled design onto the t-shirt.  Students were able to print the winning design on a shirt to keep. They were also shown how screen printing is used to create artwork. 

1000 Career Points!

January 16, 2019
By CHCS & Longview News Journal

Congratulations on reaching 1000+ career points Kenny!! 

Year-End Giving

December 20, 2018
By James Carroll - CHCS Board President

Sponge Day???

December 17, 2018
By CHCS
Sponge Day 2018
On December 14th, our Rhetoric students & teachers spent a day serving the community around them at various locations. Scroll down to see why we call it "Sponge Day." 

 

Why "Sponge Day"? 

Sponge day was created about 6 years ago by a CHCS senior who developed a desire for Christian Heritage rhetoric students to give back to the Longview community. This particular student felt overwhelmed by the abundance of encouragement and Christ-centered love that was poured into to her and her classmates over the years that she was compelled to share it with others! So, you may still wonder, why a sponge? Well, like a sponge absorbs what it submerged in, so it also exudes that same "liquid" once it is squeezed. Our students wanted an opportunity to be "wrung-out" in the Longview community. They wanted to "exude" their hearts for the Lord through acts of service. With the help of staff and faculty, Sponge Day became a day for our 9th-12th grade CHCS students to be "wrung-out" in the community around them. They wanted to "squeeze out" every bit of the encouragement for the benefit of others.

We are deeply thankful for the hearts that are cultivated on our campus. God is so faithful to build-up students like these who love others and want to be servant leaders in all environments. During this holiday season, and always, it is our prayer that our students show Christ's loving kindness to everyone they encounter.  Let us all be "wrung-out" for the Lord in our community.  

2018 Service Locations

 

 

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2018 Regional Speech Meet

December 13, 2018
By CHCS

Congratulations all 2018 Regional Speech Meet participants! We are proud of the diligent work put toward perfecting your speeches to compete at CHCS on December 7th against Providence Classical Academy. The meet hosted 154 1st-7th grade students and had several categories of competition depending on grade level. Those categories include Poetry, Bible Memory, Fable, Bible Prose, Literary Prose, and Historical Oration. The top three scoring students from each category received medals and all participants received certificates. Thank you, students, staff, faculty, and parents for making this event a success! 


1st Grade Poetry Winners: 
Gold | Audrey Beadle | CHCS
Silver | Saylor McDowell | CHCS
Bronze | Matthew Credeur | CHCS
 
1st Grade Bible Memory Winners: 
Gold |  Ashton Boone | CHCS
Silver | Vivianne Cowart | CHCS 
Bronze | Elizabeth MacNeill | CHCS
 
2nd Grade Poetry Winners: 
Gold | Morgan Carr | CHCS
Silver | Aurora Shipley | PCA
Bronze | Blake Robertson | CHCS
 
2nd Grade Bible Memory Winners: 
Gold |  Collyn Joyce | CHCS
Silver | Murphie Moreland | PCA
Bronze | Natalie Shulze | PCA
 
2nd Grade Fable Winners: 
Gold | Lola MacDacDonald | PCA
Silver | Ben Kitchell | PCA
Bronze | -- | 
 
3rd  Grade Poetry Winners: 
Gold |  Micah Kaunitz | CHCS
Silver | Caroline Burkhalter | CHCS
Bronze | Kale Moczygemba | CHCS
 
3rd Grade Bible Memory Winners: 
Gold | Kyro Youssef | CHCS
Silver | Preston Young | CHCS
Bronze | Colt Stone | CHCS
 
3rd Grade Fable Winners: 
Gold |  Drue Wilson | CHCS
Silver | Ally Phillips | PCA

Bronze | Jackson Cammack | CHCS

4th Grade Poetry Winners: 
Gold | Camryn Crossland | & | Riley Howard | CHCS & PCA 
Silver | Sailor Crump | PCA
Bronze | Lily Credeur | & | Emma Smith | CHCS & PCA 
 
4th Grade Bible Memory Winners: 
Gold |  Henry Kitchell | PCA
Silver | Addison Briscoe | CHCS

Bronze | Graham Cheney | PCA

4th Grade Fable Winners: 
Gold | Mabry McNeese | CHCS
Silver | Grace Goodwin | PCA
Bronze | Judson Lenert | PCA
 
5th Grade Poetry Winners: 
Gold |  Adrianna McCoy | CHCS
Silver | Cody Moczygemba | & | Lilliana Burchett | CHCS & PCA

Bronze | Ari Collins | CHCS

5th Grade Bible Prose Winners: 
Gold | Caleb Terral | PCA
Silver | Tiffany Morgan | & | Jacob St. Pierre | PCA & PCA
Bronze | -- | 
 
5th Grade Bible Memory Winners: 
Gold |  Slade Scott | & | Kinley Wells | CHCS & PCA
Silver | Owen Holcomb | & | Connor McElmurry |
 |& | McKennah Claxton | CHCS, CHCS & PCA | 
Bronze | Reiley Lenert | PCA
 
5th Grade Literary Prose Winners: 
Gold | Ali Hamic | PCA
Silver | Elise Hood | PCA
Bronze | Eliana Krug | & | Peyton Wilson | CHCS & CHCS 
 
5th Grade Historical Oration Winners: 
Gold |  Kaleb Kelley | CHCS
Silver | Atley Love | & | Jed Bowers | CHCS & CHCS 
Bronze | Andrew Newton | PCA
 
6th Grade Poetry Winners: 
Gold | Hannah Slopak | & | Charlotte Bailey | PCA & PCA
Silver | Tye Sullivan | PCA
Bronze | Addison Roberts | CHCS
 
6th Grade Bible Memory Winners: 
Gold |  Coleman Bales | CHCS
Silver | Baylee Allison | PCA
Bronze | Shelby Chandler | & | Emmalyne Johnson | PCA & PCA
 
6th Grade Literary Prose Winners: 
Gold | Jamie Russell | CHCS
Silver | Sarah Kate Hamm | PCA
Bronze | Kayleigh Khan | CHCS
 
6th Grade Historical Oration Winners: 
Gold |  Alli Wilson | CHCS
Silver | Ainsley Stinson | PCA

Bronze | Riley Douglas | PCA

7th Grade Poetry Winners: 
Gold | Mary White | CHCS
Silver | Savannah Striegler | CHCS 
Bronze | Nathan Bard | PCA 
 
7th Grade Bible Memory Winners: 
Gold |  Josey Cheek | & | Issac Adams | CHCS & CHCS
Silver | -- |

Bronze | -- |

7th Grade Literary Prose Winners: 
Gold | Hanna Kang | PCA
Silver | Lilyana Reyna | PCA
Bronze | Seth Droddy | PCA
 
7th Grade Bible Prose Winners: 
Gold |  Laynie Hamberlain | CHCS
Silver | Meredith Orr | CHCS
Bronze | -- |

 

 

Classical vs Conventional

December 03, 2018
By The Classical Difference Magazine

At CHCS we often get asked questions similar to the following:

"What is Classical Christian Education?"

"How is Classical Christian Education different from Conventional Christian Education?"

"How will these differences affect my child's overall education/future?" 

These questions are beautifully answered in the most recent edition of The Classical Difference Magazine. The published article is titled 10 Differences and it highlights the main components that distinguish Classical Christian Education from Conventional Christian Education. Below is a brief excerpt from the article; to find out ALL 10 differences, click the link: 

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10 DIFFERENCES

"HEAD TO HEAD
10 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN “CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS” AND “CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS”

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOUR SCHOOL AND THE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL DOWN THE STREET? CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (CCE) FOLLOWS THE CLASSICAL MODEL—THE ONE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR MORE THAN 1000 YEARS IN THE WEST PRIOR TO THE PROGRESSIVE MODEL’S APPEARANCE IN THE EARLY 1900S. CONVENTIONAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS TYPICALLY FOLLOW THE PROGRESSIVE MODEL OF EDUCATION—BORROWED, SOMETIMES INADVERTENTLY, FROM THE TEMPLATE OF MODERN PUBLIC SCHOOLS."

 

 

 

2nd Grader Wins Art Award

November 13, 2018
By CHCS

Christian Heritage second-grade student, Jillian, wins the 2018 Kilgore College Veterans Day art contest. Thank you Mrs. Menadier, CHCS art teacher, for entering her piece into the contest! The winners were announced on November 12th during a special celebration honoring our U.S. Veterans and the prizes given were sums of cash. The purpose of the contest is to bring about awareness of the history and purpose of Veterans Day to students, and as a result, will allow students to portray their own personal appreciation to veterans for their service through art. With her beautiful artwork, Jillian won a $50 prize and plans to give it to her big sister to use for her upcoming mission trip to Africa. Way to go Jillian!

Recent Posts

4/19/19 - By Brennen Moss - CHCS Senior
4/15/19 - By Mrs. Sheffield - Director of Fine Arts
4/8/19 - By CHCS
2/20/19 - By Mrs. Menadier - CHCS Art Teacher
1/16/19 - By CHCS & Longview News Journal
12/20/18 - By James Carroll - CHCS Board President
12/17/18 - By CHCS
12/13/18 - By CHCS
12/3/18 - By The Classical Difference Magazine
11/13/18 - By CHCS
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