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Redeemer at the Holidays
- Posted Dec 02, 2013
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Please join us Tuesday, December 3rd in front of the school building at 5:30 p.m. for our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony as we usher in the Christmas Season.
The Harrisonburg Christmas Parade - December 6th
RCS has had several winning floats... to participate do this...
Our Logic School students have several opportunities to share the Christmas spirit in the community this Holiday Season.
- 5th & 6th grade Ringers perform at Cooks...
Inclement Weather Policy
- Posted Nov 26, 2013
It is often difficult to discern the weather and road conditions for our families' varied locations and to project conditions later in the day. As a reminder, Redeemer Classical School makes its own decisions regarding inclement weather and delays/closings based on weather forcasts and our best judgement of their impact on road conditions. Because the outlets we use to make announcements are not all automated and thus prompt, we suggest that you check more than one if you...Read more
Greek to Us: The Death of Classical Education and Its Consequences
In 1999 the A&E cable network broadcast a list of “The 100 Most Influential People of the Past 1000 Years,” selected by a “Blue Ribbon Panel.” Some of the names on the bottom half of the list were rather silly: Princess Diana, the Beatles, Elvis Presley (who was ranked just ahead of Joan of Arc), but the top ten names represent a consensus on what has mattered most to us over the last 500 years. Here they are in reverse order: 10. Galileo 9. Copernicus. 8. Einstein 7. Karl...Read more
Remarks at the “We are Harrisonburg” Event
- Posted Sep 17, 2012
- In the Community
Remarks delivered by Brian Augustine, Board Chair, at the "We are Harrisonburg" event on Sunday, September 16th,
On behalf of Redeemer Classical School, I would like to thank Kai Degner and the Islamic Center of the Shenandoah Valley for organizing the “We Are Harrisonburg Gathering” and including Redeemer Classical School in this event. I also would like to thank everyone who has expressed their support of both the Islamic Center and Redeemer over the past few days, and...Read more
Why is the Griffin our Mascot?
- Posted May 15, 2012
- Bill Leach, Founding Board Member and RCS Parent
- Why Do We?
The Griffin has a colorful and ancient history as an icon and symbol- a mythical creature with the face, beak, talons and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. In its body, the griffin is blessed with the speed, flight, and penetrating vision of the eagle and the strength, courage, and majesty of the lion.
In symbolism, the griffin combines the qualities of both the lion and the eagle. It is the king of birds and lord of the air united with the king of beasts and lord...Read more