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Articles by author: John Carpenter

New CC book revolutionizes study of art history

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by John
Wednesday, 04 July, 2018
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What Classical Conversations’ book, “Cartography,” did for geography last year, its new book, “Marvelous to Behold,” now does for art history.    “Marvelous to Behold” provides a classical approach to art history with full-page, high-resolution images from a dozen...
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CEO Robert Bortins speaking at GHEC in St. Petersburg

CC speakers headline global homeschooling conference

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by John
Thursday, 24 May, 2018
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Classical Conversations’ founder Leigh Bortins was one of the keynote speakers at last week’s 2018 Global Home Education Conference in St. Petersburg and Moscow that almost a dozen members of the Classical Conversations’ leadership team attended.   Bortins was a...
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Graduates Josh Strode and DanEl Brown gave an exhortation to the graduates from Proverbs 4.

35 students graduate in CC’s third-annual cruise commencement

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Friday, 11 May, 2018
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The strains of Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 and the navy-blue caps and gowns said graduation, but the luau-themed decorations and the slight roll of the ship said cruise. Thirty-five Classical Conversations graduates participated in CC’s third-annual...
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Leigh Bortins with John DiPiazza, 2018 N2K winner

Michigan homeschooler wins $10,000 national math championship

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by John
Thursday, 10 May, 2018
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Allendale, Michigan—The DiPiazza family of Allendale have found an innovative way of financing their children’s college education—all they have to do is win national math championships and the accompanying cash prizes. John DiPiazza, 13, won the 2018 National Number...
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Leigh Bortins congratulates Zoe Aviles, 2018 NMM champion

Tennessee girl wins $10,000 NMM championship

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by John
Wednesday, 09 May, 2018
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Franklin, Tennessee— Zoe Aviles is just 12, but her ability to memorize facts is amazing. So amazing, in fact, that the Franklin, Tennessee, student won the National Memory Master championship and a $10,000 cash prize April 30.   The effervescent sixth-grader with the...
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