What excites you most about being part of the WHA faculty? The teachers at Wilson Hill are 100% committed to their students and genuinely care about teaching. Being around such dedication sharpens my own commitment and challenges me to keep improving. When did your love of literature first begin? I honestly can’t remember a time in my life when I didn’t love words. I used to love hearing my maternal grandmother read to me and
When I ask a teacher why he or she became a teacher, the response often is, “I became a teacher because (fill in the blank with the name of an incredibly inspirational person) had a tremendous impact on my life.” This is true in my own case. It would be difficult for me to articulate the positive influence Miss Rupp had on my life. I attended public school at a time when the Bible was
When did your love of Latin first begin? I was just telling this story to my Latin Readings class as we translated Augustine! I have always loved words, grammar, and languages. While I was in college, a few of us English majors learned that a favorite professor (Grant Horner) was also a Latin scholar. We petitioned him to teach us, and he set up a very unconventional (and intensive) class. We spent hours at coffee
What excites you most about being part of WHA? Most? That’s a tough question. Well, it’s really wonderful to work with a faculty who are experienced online teachers. My sons love this school because their teachers are passionate about their subjects and bring their "A game" every class. When I started homeschooling we were somewhat limited geographically in our educational choices for our children, and when we moved to West Texas we became more so.
Teacher Spotlight: Eric Reini How did you learn about Wilson Hill Academy? Mrs. Anne Stublen was the first to share with me about Wilson Hill Academy. I talked with her at length, and I realized that WHA is building the best Classical Christian online school out there. They truly have a desire for teachers to come alongside families in educating their children. What excites you most about being part of the WHA faculty? Without a
What excites you most about being part of the WHA faculty? I am thankful to be a part of a school that embraces Truth and actively promotes academic excellence as part of our pursuit of Truth. I love the classical model of education which seeks richness and depth in knowledge, understanding, and wisdom. I also love science, and desire to teach in an environment where a robust science education points students to our creator rather
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
We are pleased to announce that Bruce Etter has joined Wilson Hill Academy as Head of School. He will be leading the faculty and staff as we begin our first year of offering online classes for academically motivated students. Bruce grew up in a warm and loving Christian home in the mountains of West Virginia. His wife, Julie, says his West Virginia accent rises to the surface every once in a while, but he is