The Fullness of Time

As Martin Luther approached the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on October 31st, 1517, he did not expect anything remarkable to occur. Knowing something of what has transpired since that momentous event, I find this fact about Luther fascinating and worth some reflection. Not long before posted his "Ninety-five Theses," Luther had already written and posted a different set of theses (ninety-seven) to be debated in an academic setting. There was nothing unusual

Teacher Spotlight: Emily Plummer

Wilson Hill Academy sat down with one of our newest teachers, Emily Plummer.  Find out more about Ms. Plummer and her exciting new role at Wilson Hill. What excites you most about being part of the WHA faculty? Emily Plummer: Definitely the people. The staff of WHA is simply the very best, and the students are dedicated, disciplined, and delightful to teach. One of the things that I love most about teaching is that I

October College Corner

Thank you for last week’s warm welcome (October 6th) and for the opportunity to share about the College Admission Process. You had great questions. AP and Dual Credit issues seemed to garner the most questions. To help clarify the differences in coursework, I have created an Advanced Placement versus Dual Credit Comparison Chart. The main issue is not which course path is better, but which course path best aligns with your high school and college admission

Teaching the Trivium

I have several children under the age of ten, and I often find myself teaching them what classical educators have called the Trivium: the arts of language, reasoning, and expression. To cite one example, my five-year old daughter and I were on our way out to milk the cow the other night when she noticed how the clouds were moving quickly past the moon. But to her it was not the clouds moving but rather