Strongly Recommending the Premium Student Plan

Dear friends, This year, I introduced the Premium Student Plan as a means by which I can get to know home-schooled students and help them individually with classical Catholic studies.  The Academy has been open for 14 years now and I have never seen students making nearly as much progress as the … Read more

How Does Tutoring Help a Student?

Image of William C. Michael, Headmaster of the Classical Liberal Arts Academy

If you’re a parent, you may wonder how providing a child with tutoring can help. You should be asking questions like: What benefits does tutoring really offer? How does tutoring improve a child’s life? Is tutoring really necessary? Is tutoring worth the money? These are important questions that parents should … Read more

There’s More to College Prep than College Admission

When we look at the admission requirements of selective colleges and universities, we find a list of standard courses that constitute a modern “college prep” curriculum. Harvard University, for example, recommends the following: The study of English for four years: close and extensive reading of the classics of the world’s … Read more

St. Thomas Aquinas on the Office of a Wise Man

St. Thomas Aquinas

In the Classical Liberal Arts Academy, we study to become wise men. In this post, I’d like to share a passage from St. Thomas Aquinas’ famous work, “Summa Contra Gentiles”, in which he discusses the office, or duty, of a wise man. Enjoy. -WCM “My mouth shall meditate truth, and … Read more