Mathematics and the Big Questions

30 Mar 2022

What does it mean to teach math from a Biblical worldview? After all, 2 + 2 = 4, regardless of one’s personal beliefs. Before we answer the question, maybe we first need to ask, What exactly is mathematics? If you asked one of my geometry students, she would answer, “Mathematics is the science of patterns and the art of engaging the meaning of those patterns.” Her classmates would give the same response because this is

The Parable of the Amaryllis

29 Dec 2021

Hello. My name is Rachel, and I kill plants. I’m serious—plant-killing might be a certifiable hobby at this point. No plant has lasted in my house for more than about a month. This might sound strange coming from a science teacher, but I’m much more comfortable with chemicals in vials than in caring for living things. A few weeks ago, I decided to try my luck again and bought an amaryllis bulb on a shopping

Teacher Spotlight: Teri Everett

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