A Letter from Mr. Sullivan, Head of School, in the Wake of Mr. George Floyd’s Death

By Corey Bianchi-Rossi / June 8, 2020

On Tuesday, June 2, Maranatha posted a statement on our Facebook page. This letter shares more of Maranatha’s position and heart in the wake of the death of Mr. George Floyd. Dear Maranatha Community, The Maranatha family is deeply saddened by recent events including and surrounding the death of Mr. George Floyd. Innocent lives have…

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Remote Learning Doesn’t Have to Feel So Distant

By Brian Sullivan / May 13, 2020

For those of us with children who have ever used glitter on a school project, or decorated a Homecoming T-Shirt, or even used it as make-up, knows that even if we’ve cleaned up a hundred times, it will randomly turn up in the future. It is next to impossible to get rid of glitter! This…

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The Beauty of Design

By rachellong / November 4, 2019

The Beauty of Design By: Rachael Long   In the picture above, do you see a face or a vase? Maybe, you see both? I use this illustration as a reminder that we all see different things when facing a prototype, challenge, or opportunity. In my line of work I have come to realize that…

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What if I Fail?

By joannarichter / October 28, 2019

What If I Fail? By: Joanna Richter How many of you like sharing about a failure? I recently observed a 5th grade art class where the teacher was leading a discussion with students about using art to inspire others. The teacher passed out cards that asked a group of students a question, such as, If…

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God's Love Letter

By timbrown / October 21, 2019

God’s Love Letter By: Tim Brown If I were to offer you $1,000 for every Bible verse you memorized in the next 24 hours, what would your reaction be? If you’re like me, it would be a pretty simple response of calling into work, loading up on caffeine, and going to town (John 11:35, 1…

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Do You Have a Plan B (To Z)?

By rachellong / October 14, 2019

Do You Have a Plan B (To Z)? By: Rachael Long “Pivot with perseverance” is probably my favorite mindset to ask students about. You should see the eye rolls when I ask them if they have “pivoted” in a tough situation. While they, as well as me might not love finding an alternative plan, it…

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Create a Win/Win Solution

By amandakopischke / October 7, 2019

Create a Win/Win Solution By: Amanda Kopischke Create a Win/Win Solution is one of Incubate to Innovate’s ChangeMaker Mindsets™.  Stephen Covey, in his highly acclaimed book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, describes a Win/Win as a “frame of mind and heart that constantly seeks mutual benefit in all human interactions. Win/Win means agreements or solutions are…

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Developing the Team

By trevorchristian / September 30, 2019

Developing the Team By: Trevor Christian At the beginning of my first year at West Point, the entire freshman class was given a briefing on academic expectations. I recall being told it was impossible for anyone to dedicate the recommended time to each class as laid out in the syllabus. Indeed, when adding together the…

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Standout Student Honored

By corey.bianchirossi / September 27, 2019

Congratulations to Senior, Dao Atomsa for being honored as a Standout Student on CCX Media. Dao is an amazing leader at Maranatha Christian Academy (Brooklyn Park, MN). We are blessed to him as a part of our community. To view the piece on the news, please click here.

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Pivot with Perseverance

By amandakopischke / September 23, 2019

Pivot with Perseverance By: Amanda Kopischke Pivot with Perseverance is one of Incubate to Innovate’s ChangeMaker Mindsets™. For many of us, we are facing a world that we did not expect.  Anxiety increases as we race to keep up and keep ahead of the game.  Solutions from the past are no longer working in the…

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