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Welcome to the HCA Blog! We are so excited to share all of our news, tips, and stories with you. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating all the exciting things God is doing at HCA!

Introducing Our New Upper School Principal!

Head of School, Dave Seidman, interviewing our new Upper School principal, Todd Mitchell. What drew you to HCA as a parent? As a dad, my desire was to give my sons the benefit of a Christian education. It was a priority for Laura and me that our children not just...

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ze·nith /zënTH/ noun: 1. the time at which something is most powerful or successful; a highest point or state; culminating point. 2. the point of the celestial sphere that is directly opposite the nadir and vertically above the observer. origin: Late Middle English...

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Portrait of a Graduate

Hawthorne Christian Academy is committed to inspire and challenge our students toward spiritual maturity, to achieve academic excellence, and to impact the world for Christ. A Hawthorne Christian Academy graduate will: Toward spiritual maturity... 1. Have a knowledge...

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Be the Glue!

My name is Kali, I’m a senior at HCA, and God has called me to be intentional in building community. My mom often talks about the role of being “the glue” - that is, the person who keeps everyone in a family or group together because they are intentional about...

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HCA’s Art Program

About our Art Program: Art classes at HCA are designed to bring out the artist in every student, from the beginner to the seasoned artist. Painting, drawing, printmaking, designing, sculpting, and dimensional art are just a few of the disciplines explored. Students...

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Welcome to the Library

Welcome to the Lower School Library! Our library serves students from preschool through fifth grade. Come join us as we travel through the grades and catch a glimpse of all we do! Our three-year-old preschoolers enjoy story time once a week. Mrs. Cingale travels to...

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Tips for Overcoming Childhood Anxiety

In Elementary School, we are seeing a rise in childhood anxiety. Students are coming to us with fears, concerns related to their academic work, separation-anxiety from parents, and social worries. It is apparent that the culture of today is significantly impacting our...

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Thank You, HCA Moms!

1983 was a memorable year. Return of the Jedi was the top film, Sally Ride was the first woman in space, and President Ronald Reagan was named a Time Magazine Man of the Year. One of Reagan’s great achievements was moving education to the top of the national agenda,...

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Chapel Band Perspective

Worshiping and praising our Father in heaven is not only what we are called to do as Christians, but something we should do often and with exuberance in song and praise. He breathed life into us and, through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, He has...

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