How to Calculate GPA

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As a homeschool parent, you may wish to calculate a high school student’s Grade Point Average (GPA). 1. Assign Grades To do this you must, obviously, assign your children grades in their high school subjects.  Here’s an example: Subject                 Credits   Grade English              … Continue

St. Monica (May 4)

St. Monica

Monica, the mother of St. Augustine, was born in 332. A, a girlhood of singular innocence and piety, she was given in marriage to Patritius, a pagan. She at once devoted herself to his conversion, praying for him always, and winning his reverence and love by the holiness of her life and her affectionate forbearance. … Continue

Planting Season & Support

Dear friends, If you’re not aware, our family lives on a farm in North Carolina and my wife and I will be planting our vegetable gardens this week, taking advantage of a few days of clear weather. We will not be available for support work during daylight hours (EST), but will be working in the … Continue

Beware of Desperate College Programs

Dear friends, Modern colleges and universities are businesses and COVID has crippled many of them financially.  As a result, many are attempting to generate income by offering all kinds of online programs that serve no purpose.  These schools seek to take advantage of anxieities about college admission and draw students into expensive programs that, in … Continue

Free Lesson Video Content

CLAA YouTube Channel

Dear friends, In 2021, I will be publishing multimedia content in the form of audio and video lessons to help students work through the classical Catholic curriculum.  All of this media content will be hosted privately on the CLAA website and made accessible for enrolled students without any ads, links to other videos.  This is … Continue

New! Academy Prep Curriculum

Dear friends, I often criticize modern schools and homeschools serving minimum standards, which are inappropriate for Catholic education–especially in this generation.   What would the ideal classical Catholic college preparatory curriculum look like for the most gifted and dedicated students? On the Academy College Prep page, I have provided my answer to this question. Academy College … Continue

Getting Started in Scholastic Philosophy

  The Problem with “Modern” Catholicism No, it’s not the Second Vatican Council.  No, it’s not the “Novus Ordo” Mass.  No, it’s not scandals in the clergy.  No, it’s not the use of the English language.  No, it’s not Pope Francis. The common scapegoats attacked by Catholics are superficial reactions to imaginary controversies stirred up … Continue

Verb Help for Latin Students

Summary of Regular Latin Verbs

Dear students, To help you with your Latin translation work, I’d like to share a chart I made back in 2009, which shows all forms of Latin regular verbs. This chart is very helpful if used regularly as it provides you with a system that can be memorized and visualized as you gain experience with … Continue