If you talk to seventh to twelfth grade Regents students, you may hear about block scheduling, upcoming tests and papers, and serious classroom discussions. While this is all true, they may not let you in on the other half of the story: every single class in the Logic and Rhetoric School takes at least a five minute break every period to go outside - and study halls take at...Read More
"The center of Christian education must be the Scriptures, and Christians will not experience growth in godliness apart from the Word of God. So I want my students to know God's Word well. I want them to see how the Old Testament (7th grade) and New Testament (8th grade) hang together narratively, thematically, and theologically. I hope if guests visited one of my...Read More
Excerpt from Logic School & Rhetoric School Orientation Address
“What does it mean to have a successful year at Regents?
I believe that if in May you find yourself identifying your own tendencies towards either peace faking or peace breaking and you repent of them and you choose to live as a peace maker even though it’s...
Regents is excited to welcome Zach Vestal to the Logic & Rhetoric faculty as a math and science teacher. Mr. Vestal graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2016 with a B.S. in Biology. Since then, he has worked at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, in insurance sales, and most recently at Summer’s Best Two Weeks where he worked with Regents' first-ever...Read More
Congratulations to the House of Luther for winning Regents’ 2023 Certamen contest! Certamen is a Jeopardy-style game for classical students. Students are quizzed on Latin vocabulary, grammar, derivatives, Roman history and daily life, and the influence of Latin in the modern world. Led by Abigail Keller, the House of Luther demonstrated commanding mastery in each of...Read More
Dear Regents friends and families,
We are all greatly anticipating the move to the new campus, but as I’ve been praying, this question came to me, and it was one I posed to the Logic & Rhetoric Schools recently: are we prepared for the move? There has been much prayer and labor and trust and faithfulness behind the scenes to get to the point...
Congratulations to Abigail Keller who was accepted into the Virginia Governor's Latin Academy, a summer residential program for Virginia's most motivated and talented Latin students. Being selected for this program as a rising junior (preference goes to seniors) is a unique and special honor! The program is a three week program hosted by Randolph Macon college that...Read More
Regents’ has been so excited to welcome back Amelia Park as a long-term substitute teacher this winter and spring. Ms. Park holds the distinction of being the first former Regents student to come back to teach at our school! She attended Regents in eighth, ninth and tenth grade and returned this January to teach Latin I, Logic...Read More
What do you learn in logic class?
“We learn what makes a good argument and what makes a bad argument,” says Logic I teacher Dr. Scott Richardson. “Think of examples like these:
Congratulations to the entire cast of The Importance of Being Earnest for a job well done! This extracurricular main stage production delighted audiences over four performances last week with its satirical comedy. Special thanks goes to Kara Faraldi who directed the performance and to Center Church, City Church and Calvary Chapel for their generosity - and to all...Read More
This is the second year of the Regents Cantorum, an extracurricular choir in the Logic and Rhetoric schools. “Starting the Cantorum last year was a God thing,” says music teacher Kara Faraldi, “Three of us, separately, came up with the idea at the same time and the synergy gave it momentum.” So far the Cantorum has performed the national anthem at...Read More
One of the beloved traditions in the Logic & Rhetoric Schools are our class trips. After a three-year COVID hiatus, the trips joyfully resumed this year with seventh and eighth grades spending two nights in Baltimore and Washington, D.C, 10th and 11th visiting Charleston for three nights, and 11th and 12th taking the train to New York City. “I love how these trips...Read More
Regents basketball finished its most dominant season ever - with all four of our teams competing in their conference or state finals! Congratulations to varsity boys basketball for winning the VACA State Championship for the second time in four years and to the middle school girls for winning the VACA North Regional Championship (the highest level middle schoolers can play)...Read More
The Logic and Rhetoric School Board game club enjoys weekly meetings at lunch. The club is devoted to playing Mars 41 BC, a game like Axis and Allies (or Risk), created by our very own Dr. Aaron Larsen. Students begin from a region of the world and work on their conquests over many weeks as the game unfolds.Read More
You may not know Amy Lindsey yet, but she returns to Regents this year after three years in Florida where her husband completed his medical residency. Mrs. Lindsey began teaching at Regents in 2013 and later became the school’s first Director of Curriculum and Instruction. More recently, she shepherded Regents’ accreditation process.
“I get the...Read More
What do you think of college so far?
Honestly, college has not been very hard and I have no idea why – so many people around me are drowning. It has been sweet to be really prepared and ready. Coming from high school at Regents where it was really hard, I can easily sit down now and work and get the things done that I need to do.
“Each and every one of us is an image bearer of God carries the weightiness of God’s glory. Just as much as we’re called to steward our time and our finances, we are called to steward the glory of being His image bearer. We are constantly interacting with other people made in the image of God. There is a weightiness of being invited into a relationship...Read More
Congratulations to all the Regents Students who received certificates as cum laude or magna cum laude on the National Latin Exam as well as to teacher Grace MacDowall who has so competently led our Latin program the last two years! The basic purposes of the NLE are to promote the study of Latin and to encourage the individual student to pursue excellence in their...Read More