Mount Pisgah eighth grader Jack McConnell has turned his own hearing loss into a gift to serve the world. When he was just 11 years old, Jack felt led to help other hearing-impaired individuals. His mission has taken him to Peru, Nicaragua, Ghana and other parts of Africa. His story is inspiring countless people here at home and across the globe. We invite you to read Jack's beautiful new book about his mission: Let Them Hear.
The college application process for the Class of 2016 is in full swing, and as we approach both the Thanksgiving holiday and the Christmas season, it’s important for our students not to lose focus, regardless of where they are on their path to college. This installment focuses on juniors and seniors specifically.
Associate Director of Admission and International Student Coordinator Paula Wills sends us greetings from the Great Wall of China! She was invited by New Oasis International Education, a Virginia-based agency that matches students with American independent schools, to join its team and leaders from several schools across the U.S. on a 14-day trip to China. Local attendees also include the Georgia Independent School Association president, the North Carolina Independent School ...
Mount Pisgah Christian School is pleased to have served as repeat hosts for the Georgia Independent School Association annual conference. This year's keynote speakers included Tony Wagner, Expert in Residence at Harvard University's Innovation Lab and syndicated columnist and author John Rosemond, the nation's leading parenting expert. Click Read More to view photo gallery.
Thankful for our Veterans
On this special day we salute those American who have served this great nation in the military, protecting our freedom. On Veteran's Day, Major Travis Shepard visited Mr. Whitehurst’s US history classes to speak about his experiences as a member of the United States Air Force Pararescue (PJs) during his service in East Africa and Iraq as well as other deployments. The theme of his talk was the Pararescue motto: That Others May Live.
Picking a favorite memory from the May 2015 Pisgah Passage to France and Belgium should have been a simple task, but upon setting out to do so, I found it nearly impossible. Was it the moment when - before we even left the United States - a group of soggy, tired, hungry teenagers burst into strains of the airborne infantry cadence while marching down the slopes of Mount Currahee? Was it the quiet breakfast...
Today's students, part of the millenial generation of "digital natives" have been born into a new world, inundated with technology and immersed into a digital world of connectivity, gaming and social media. Because of this environment and the careers that students will soon face, synergy between technology and teaching is key. Stuednts need to master 21st century skills to be prepared to problem solve, create content and think critically in college and in the wo...
It's always fun to see the creative costumes our students come up with for the Storybook Character Runway Show! Each year, as part of Mount Pisgah's Reading Week, lower school students select a favorite character from a book to portray for the exciting fashion show.
"I recently spent two days at Calvin College, an outstanding Christian college of academic distinction located in Grand Rapids, Mich. Invited to participate in a “big tent” program for Christian school heads from across North America, I found myself in conversations with fellow educators about the bestseller The Road to Character, a book by New York Times columnist David Brooks. The book strikes a chord..."
"Sock"ing it to drugs during Red Ribbon Week
As part of Red Ribbon Week at Mount Pisgah, middle school students decided to "sock" it to drugs, embracing this year's theme of "Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free."The Red Ribbon campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the country. During Red Ribbon Week, mllions of people participate in drug-free programs in schools throughout the United States, raising awareness and promoting education on the dangers of drug use.
Congratulations to the cast of The Importance of Being Earnest. The audience was delighted by this clever spin on Oscar Wilde's charming classic. Mount Pisgah's talented thespians provided a wonderful evening of entertainment and we invite you to enjoy the photo gallery by clicking on the image at left or on READ MORE.
Student Named to Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra
Congratulations to Grace Chenwho has been chosen for the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra! She is one of thirty two violinists selected for this prestigious group of young musicians who are from all over the Metro Atlanta area. The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra was established in 1974 and is an important member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra family. Only 120 musicians are chosen out of hundreds who audition each year.
Sam Reilly '12, is featured on the Vanderbilt University website for his new app: Fika: A Social Coffee Journal. Click on READ MORE to learn more about this creative application that brings together a community of third wave coffee drinkers. Fika: Discover, Drink, Share.
We are excited to announce that for the fourth consecutive year Mount Pisgah Christian School faculty and staff have reached 100% participation in the Annual Fund! From the Head of School to our teachers and coaches to our facilities crew who keep our campus beautiful, Mount Pisgah Christian School's faculty and staff are sending a clear message to our community and outside organizations that support the School that we understand how important Annual Fund gifts are to Mou...
Four years ago, when Trey Arnette took over as the head of middle school at Mount Pisgah Christian in Johns Creek, he immediately noticed something missing from the otherwise challenging and well-rounded curriculum. He looked at other independent and public middle schools in the area and saw they, too, were lacking what he viewed as a key educational component. “Recess was just not there anymore,” said Arnette. “So much is crammed into the academic day ...
Mount Pisgah Christian School was pleased to host our international students and their families at the 2015 International Dinner. Thank you to everyone for joining us for a special evening of delicious food, friendship and fellowship. Click on the image at left or below on READ MORE to see a photo gallery!
Never miss a moment of the action when the Patriots take the field this fall for exciting varsity football! Click on the image at left or click below on READ MORE. Once the page opens, click on "Sign In" (upper right) and create your log in. Once your log in is created, you can search for Mount Pisgah Christian School to return to the team page.
It's a rite of passage for senior gentlemen at Mount Pisgah Christian School: the privilege of wearing the crested bow tie. But with this honor, comes the challenge of learning to properly "tie the tie". Not only is Mr. Trey Arnette the Head of the Middle School and Director of Admission, he's also a fashion expert, and he's prepared a video with helpful hints for tying the "brand new, snazzy Mount Pisgah bow tie."
Trudi Sundberg and Matthew Dworkin are the 2015 Mount Pisgah Honors Scholarship Recipients. Trudi, a new Mount Pisgah ninth grader, is an exceptional student who has won many writing awards including first place for Fulton County (eighth grade) in the Georgia Young Authors Writing competition. She has also been recognized for outstanding community service. She was chosen for the D.A.R., (Daughters of the American Revolution) award, was the Most Outstanding TAG...