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Beginning Monday August 12th, Knife River has asked that we access Petra and the soccer fields along Cottonwood from the south (the Babcock end of the project). Knife River will be working between Durston and the Petra entrance at that time. Approximately one week later, they will change the access direction (notice to be given).
Over the Labor Day weekend, Knife River plans to have Cottonwood open with access from each end for the soccer games. Once the weekend is over, however, Cottonwood will be closed again to all but local and emergency traffic. This will impact school traffic, so plan accordingly, especially on September 3rd, Petra’s first day.
Questions? Contact Steven Baeth, project manager, at Knife River-Belgrade.
Humanities teachers Sam Koenen, Beth Zeman Stohlmann, Gregg Valeriano, David M Wilmington, along with Headmaster Craig Dunham (not pictured) just returned from a two-day Socratics summit in Boise. Hosted by our friends at The Ambrose School and moderated by George Fox University‘s Joseph Clair, participants engaged in Socratic discussion around Augustine’s Confessions with the goal of better identifying and implementing the essentials of this method of instruction for our and other Association of Classical & Christian Schools.
The following items are available for pick-up from Mrs. Cook at our front desk between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesdays-Thursdays:
– 2019-20 Petra yearbooks
– CTP test results for 5th-7th grades
– 4th quarter honor roll certificates
ACCS | Information Matrix
Staff | Our Mission
Teachers | Teacher Focus
Parents | Why Petra?
Craig Dunham | Petra's Vision of the Good Life
Sam Koenen | Texts of Depravity
Bobbi Miller | Kindergarten and the Classical Approach
Sarah McClaflin | Grammar: Observing with Humility
Elias Denison | Dialectic/Logic: Thinking with Reason
Ginny Owens | Redeeming Rhetoric
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