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14Aug / Mon / 2017

10 Reasons to Try Out For a Sports Team This Year

A new school year always brings anticipation, excitement, and opportunity. With the fall semester coming up, it’s a great time to thinkabout the opportunities at hand both inside the classroom and out. Athletic programs provide a broad range of benefits for middle and high school students. While physical fitness is an obvious advantage, students lives […]

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27Jun / Tue / 2017

Inside the Senior Trip: An Unforgettable Experience in Our Nation’s Capitol

What do you get when 44 seniors hit the road and travel north to Washington, D.C? According to trip leader David Nelson, eye-opening opportunities, a new appreciation for country, and memories that will last a lifetime. This past May, the entire senior class participated in one of Northside Christian Academy’s most exciting traditions — the […]

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15Jun / Thu / 2017

Coach John Brooks; A Legend’s Curtain Call

An encore performance. That’s what we think of as we reflect on Coach John Brooks’ retirement from many years of pouring himself into NCA. While he still retains the option to continue coaching, Coach Brooks has chosen to make this past school year his final curtain call. It all began in the small coal-mining town […]

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14Jun / Wed / 2017

8 Easy Ways to Encourage Summer Reading

  Some students are natural readers — they are constantly gravitating toward new titles. Others need extra motivation to pick up a book, and typically only read when it’s part of an assignment. If your child falls into the second category, reading might not be on their summer to-do list. But studies show that students […]

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30May / Tue / 2017

4 Ways Summer Camp Can Impact Your Child

What did you love about summer camp as a child? Was it the constant activity, like swimming or team sports? The friendships that were forged? The freedom and independence of being away from home? From learning new skills to fellowshipping with others, camps have been impacting students’ lives for generations. If you’re wondering what opportunities […]

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