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ILS Middle School Open House

Interested in an excellent academic environment that nurtures your child’s mind, heart, and body? We invite you to attend a Middle School Open House Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 9:00am. Join us to learn more about the 4th through 8th grades at Immanuel, a preparatory academy cultivating the minds, hearts, and bodies of students through classical education and Lutheran catechesis. Our program will include a welcome from our headmaster and Upper School Lead Teacher, presentations from current students, as well as thoughts and reflections from recent ILS Alumni and parents. ...Read More

Six Questions with Mrs. Hull

This week, ILS Upper School Lead Teacher Mrs. Katherine Hull answers our "Six Questions." In addition to serving as Lead Teacher, Mrs. Hull teaches literature, logic, and art to our 5th through 8th grade students. Mrs. Hull earned a Bachelor of Arts from Patrick Henry College in the Classical Liberal Arts with an emphasis on Pedagogy, and minor studies in Literature, and is also a member of the Society for Classical Learning....Read More

Conversation on Virtue

This morning, the ILS PTL welcomed parents for an excellent conversation on virtue, and what that looks like at Immanuel. Mrs. Hull and Mrs. Winterstein, our Upper and Lower School lead teachers, guided the discussion, starting with an overview of what virtue means for Christian families, and how this may differ from current cultural perspectives. As Mrs. Hull outlined, virtue is reflected in patience, honesty, humility and integrity. Historically, parents and schools have worked together to teach students to teach children virtue. This starts with teaching students to be humble, and thus opening themselves up to learning. Students must also be taught to be honest, and to embrace intellectual integrity. They must also be taught perseverance, even in the face of challenges and when things are difficult in their schooling....Read More