Five Students Win State History Competition and Advance to National History Day Contest

Five students from Calvary Christian Academy (CCA) took first place in the state National History Day competition in Tallahassee in May and will be advancing to the national contest in Maryland this summer. Christopher Schunk, Kaley Hendry, Gabrielle Cahill, Nicholas Hadler and Theo Linardic won first place in the Senior Group Documentary category for Encounter […]

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Camp iDENTIFY Develops the Leaders of Tomorrow

Camp iDENTIFY, a five-day leadership camp, is designed to invigorate and instruct teenagers on how to become better, more equipped leaders. “It’s one of the few leadership camps that teaches teenagers that they’re more than just what the world tells them, and they can dream as big as they want to,” said one camp participant. […]

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Home Education is on the Rise in Florida

In South Florida homeschooling is becoming increasingly popular. Parents often choose to home educate their children to give them a more biblically-based education, provide an expedited or slowed down academic pace or allow the child to study more specific interests. Tracy Pons, South Florida’s district 4 representative for the Florida Parent Educator Association (FPEA), said, […]

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Grace Place School Offers Creative Alternatives for At-Risk Teens

For abused, neglected or abandoned teens, school is typically a place of frustration, boredom or shame with a lack of genuine caring. As at-risk teens find themselves failing, socially and academically, traditional education options offer little to entice them away from the streets. This is where Grace Place steps in.  Currently an after-school and summer […]

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Senior Veterans Take Dream Flights at North Perry Airport

  Four South Florida seniors from Covenant Village of Florida strapped on goggles and headsets and soared through the skies in a 1942 open-cockpit Boeing Stearman at the North Perry Airport in March during an event to honor them for their military service. These Dream Flights were presented by Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation (AADF), a […]

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Boot Camp Prepares Men for Fatherhood

Gabriella Morris Good News   The more involved a father is in the life of a child the better. Studies show that babies with involved fathers are more likely to be emotionally secure and eager to explore their surroundings. As they grow, they are more sociable, better problem-solvers, have higher IQs by age 3 and […]

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Race for Faith Encourages Faith, Fitness and Funds

Now in its 13th year, the Race for Faith 5K Run, Walk and 10K Challenge will be held at 7:30 a.m. on February 13th at John Prince Park, 2700 Sixth Ave at the Center Pavilion, in Lake Worth. An estimated 600-900 people are expected to lace up their shoes to participate in the race designed […]

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Taylor’s Closet Mentors Teen Girls

Taylor’s closet is a unique boutique where girls can shop for free designer clothing and more. Their mission is to create a community in which girls in need will be empowered to break the cycle of abuse and neglect to live happy, healthy and productive lives, realizing their God-given destiny. Designed by Linda Giambattista and […]

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A Hometown Christmas Near the Beach

South Florida will celebrate a hometown Christmas with music, dancing and fun for all ages at the 9th Annual Christmas Near the Beach on December 12th from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Arts Park at Young Circle in Hollywood. The event will include bands, ballet, drama, a kids zone, a sports zone, Christmas food […]

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The Impact of High School Sports

Whatever the sport of choice, many students dedicate 10 hours or more each week to participation in high school athletics, but is this time well spent? The Aspen Institute Project Play compiled the following facts from different studies on the benefits of sports on students: “When researchers from RWJF/Harvard/NPR asked about the positive effects playing […]

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