Join us for our first Heights Lecture of the 2018-2019 school year, as Dr. Mehan dives into his new book of poetry, displaying the oil painting illustrations and expounding on the themes of the book. A beautifully written and illustrated work, Mr. Mehan’s Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals has reached both #1 on Read On...Learn More
The Fall Open House is the best opportunity for families to experience The Heights, as our entire faculty will be on hand to provide tours of campus and our Headmaster will give a presentation on the mission of our School.Learn More
In this episode, Rich encourages 8th grade boys and their parents to think differently and bigger about the High School decision. “Differently” because primary educators should be the primary decision makers. “Bigger” because boys should not ask “what’s in it for me?” when choosing a school; rather, they should ask “where can I best prepare to give?” The high school decision matters–it’s a choice of worldview, friendship, faculty, faith. Listen in to hear Rich’s thoughts on how best to approach the decision, no matter where your son wants to go, or where you will ultimately enroll him.
Bad news is all around us. It always has been. It always will be. As if personal and family challenges weren’t enough, we have an attention economy that seems dead set on giving a generation of young people chronic anxiety about seemingly cataclysmic events. How can we prepare our children to handle bad news? Quite simply, by handling it well ourselves, remaining saintly and cool under fire. How do we do that? Listen in to learn more.
This week on HeightsCast we feature Sarah Mackenzie, an author and mother who is leading a movement to bring reading aloud back into our homes. When was the last time you read aloud to your children? Many of us really lost steam when our boys started reading to themselves. As Sarah explains in The Read-Aloud Family, reading aloud has both academic and formational benefits for children of all ages. Moreover, it draws us closer together as families!