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Annual Fund to create a beautiful learning environment

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Ella Bumgardner Covenant School’s Annual Fund seeks to create a new environment for students to learn and essentially “vibe check” the classroom. According to Covenant, the Annual Fund exists, “in order to advance the mission of our school.” The school Annual Fund document goes on to say that they are, “investing our Annual Fund in…

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ASL: The Bridge Between Communities

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American Sign Language (ASL) is a new, much loved elective offered to the Upper School at Covenant taught by Mrs. Artrip.  ASL is a natural language that serves as the predominant sign language of Deaf communities in the United States and most of Anglophone Canada. Students learn to communicate using visual gestures and signs and…

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Operation Christmas Child Comes Back to Town

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By: Abbie Wayne   Nov. 8, 2019   Image from https://metrovoicenews.com/high-hopes-operation-christmas-child-year/ This week the Upper School band folded 200 boxes for Operation Christmas Child! Every year Covenant School students bring in boxes filled with goodies for children all over the world to enjoy. Not only are these children receiving their very own gifts but they also receive the…

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Competition at Upper School fall retreat

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Ella Bumgardner Covenant’s Upper School students finished out their week before fall break at their annual fall retreat. Fall retreat was located locally this year at Lewis Memorial Baptist Church. The students had a time of competition and bonding in a different atmosphere outside of the classroom. House Augustine was able to move from 4th…

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Covenant Student Use Skills for the 21st Century

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By ANNALISE KITCHEN Covenant’s Upper School students have an opportunity to take a typing course to learn how type papers, use PowerPoint, and other beneficial formats to prepare them for life.  Abi Black, the Upper School rhetoric teacher, teaches the typing course this year at Covenant and already sees improvement in the students. “It has…

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Narrative grading the new normal for Lower School students

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By GRACE SHAFFER “Is this for a grade?” This is a common question among students in schools across the country.   Covenant School has changed the way they grade in the Lower School.  Rather than number grades, they are using a more classical way referred to as narrative grading.  Narrative grading is one of the many…

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