Elizabeth Hughes on her Senior Thesis

At Hillsdale Classical Schools across the country, students write and defend a senior thesis before graduation. The thesis gives students an opportunity to reflect on their education, choose a subject they would like to study more deeply, and then write a substantial paper on that subject. Before graduation, seniors present their theses to their parents,… Continue reading Elizabeth Hughes on her Senior Thesis

Unintended Consequences: How Four Kids’ Classical Education Affected Mom and Dad, by Mr. Swartz

Unintended Consequences: How Four Kids' Classical Education Affected Mom and Dad by Kyle Swartz, the parent of four students at Founders Classical Academy of Leander: Anna (Class of 2019), Emily ('20), Jonah ('23), and Michael ('26) We all want what’s best for our kids. What our kids to be happy in this life. We want them… Continue reading Unintended Consequences: How Four Kids’ Classical Education Affected Mom and Dad, by Mr. Swartz

Alumni Return for a Visit with the High School Students

This week members of the Class of 2017 returned to campus to talk with upper school students about what life is like after college, and how Founders prepared them for the academic rigors of being an undergraduate. Students asked them all sorts of questions. Here are some of the lessons our alums had to share:… Continue reading Alumni Return for a Visit with the High School Students