Covenant News

Faculty Collaboration During In-Service Training

Over 100 members of Covenant’s faculty and staff gathered together last Thursday and Friday for an all-school in-service training at the Upper School campus. Faculty had been assigned the book You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit, by James K.A. Smith, and discussed the book in a session led by Upper School… Read more »

Covenant Administrators Lead at National Conference

Four Covenant staff members attended the Society of Classical Learning’s summer conference in Dallas, Texas. Not only did the team connect with other educators and gain invaluable information and insight about a Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences education, they also led workshops and sessions throughout the week. Headmaster George Sanker gave a keynote address to the… Read more »

Covenant Announces New Athletic Director

Clark Walker, who formerly served as an athletic administrator and coach for the Miller School of Albemarle and as a graduate assistant for the University of Virginia Men’s Basketball program, has been selected as The Covenant School’s next Athletic Director. Walker will also serve as Covenant’s Head Coach for the Varsity Boys Basketball program. He… Read more »

Covenant Receives Nearly $15,000 in Grant Funding

Earlier today, three Upper School teachers received nearly $15,000 in grant funding from CenturyLink’s Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program. CenturyLink awards grants of up to $5,000 per project to schools in local service areas on behalf of teachers who have developed specific plans to innovatively implement technology in their classrooms. Two faculty receiving grants… Read more »

Real World Application in Math and Physics

This spring students in Brian Lee’s Honors Physics – Electricity & Magnetism class were treated to a presentation by Mr. George Szatkowski, an Engineer at NASA’s Langley Research Center. Mr. Szatkowski discussed his work with SansEC sensors, a technology that uses the principles of electromagnetic induction to detect small changes in in situ materials by measuring… Read more »