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Summer Reading Update

Aug
21

Did you know that students who log their summer reading minutes are eligible for prizes? Continue reading to see what your student can do to participate. Lower School Students: Students that read and log on their Scholastic account the following minutes will be entered into a drawing for a gift card. Grades 1-2


Kindergarten Play Date – Saturday, Aug 12

Aug
11

A great way for children to get to know each other is to create a play date at a playground! Maranatha Christian Academy’s Kindergarten Play Date is designed for our kindergarten families to have a chance to meet prior to the start of the school year. This event will take place


Lower School (Grades 1-5) First-Year Family Picnic – Saturday, Aug 12

Aug
11

Coming to a new school is an exciting (and potentially worrisome) time for a new student. Maranatha Christian Academy has designed an easy transition plan for new students and their families. One of the aspects of this plan is our first-year family events. On Saturday, August 12 from 11:30 a.m.


Upper School (Grades 6-12) First-Year Family BBQ – Thursday, Aug 17

Aug
11

Enrolling in a new school is a major change in a family’s life. With events like Maranatha’s First-Year Family BBQ, we purpose to make this transition a bit easier. Every year, Maranatha hosts this event to welcome the newest members to the MCA family in Grades 6-12. This year the First-Year Family


All-School Back-To-School Night – Monday, Aug 21

Aug
11

Are you ready for the 2017-18 school year? With so many new initiatives, programs, and a renewed energy and excitement, this academic year has the potential of being the best year the Academy has ever seen. To help get off on the right foot, we are hosting our Annual All-School


Pros and Cons: Homeschool vs Private K-12 Education

Jul
25

Pros and Cons: Homeschool vs Private K-12 Education How to give your child a solid, Christian education is a choice that many parents face. Most of that choice falls between homeschooling or private school. While both have benefits and setbacks, choosing a private k-12 education has some added benefits that


Traits of Top Christian School Teachers

Jul
18

Top Christian School Teachers Teach Differently By enrolling your child in a top Christian school, such as Maranatha Christian Academy, there is a certain expectation that the teachers will be of a higher caliber than a traditional public school teacher. Of course, if a school can actually claim to be


Coffee with the Head of School. Get To Know Maranatha Christian Academy – July 27 @ 9 a.m.

Jul
10

  A great way to get to know someone is over a cup of coffee. The Head of School of Maranatha Christian Academy in Brooklyn Park, MN invites you to join him to learn more about the Academy over a cup of coffee on Thursday, July 27 at 9 a.m.


How to Research Private Elementary Schools

Jul
03

Researching Private Elementary Schools Finding ideal private elementary schools for your child is a big undertaking, so research is imperative. Between the sheer number of options and the values you’re searching for, the information can feel overwhelming. If you’re looking for a place to start, here are a few resources that


Bringing Shalom Into the World

Jun
30

BRINGING SHALOM INTO THE WORLD By Brian Sullivan, Head of School at Maranatha Christian Academy (Brooklyn Park, MN) From the very beginning, God has had a plan for a cohesive harmonious creation. The first humans lived completely integrated lives: They cared for one another and took care of God’s creation.

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