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Student LIfe


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Student LIfe


 

Culture

Greenville Classical Academy, a Pre-K – 12 school, is a thriving school located outside the city of Greenville on Woodruff Road. We model classical education in a Christian environment and strive for excellence in academics as well as in every other aspect of life. We aim for our students to be well equipped to effectively interact with their secular surroundings while applying a Biblical worldview in every area of life.

Our intention is to provide students with a top-tier education in humanities and language as well as math and the natural sciences. All subjects are taught as an integrated whole meaning that God is the creator of the world, and as such everything relates back to Him. We seek to apply the Bible to all areas of life, including every area of academic study.

We want our students to love learning and have the tools necessary to learn for a lifetime. As we engage the whole student – mind, body, and soul – we also want to develop character, kindness to classmates, and respect for teachers. By so doing, we encourage our students to join their teachers and parents in living out the Great Commandment – complete devotion and love for God, and selfless concern for neighbor. Our students not only learn head knowledge, but also develop heart knowledge as they grow in wisdom, character, and eloquence.

 
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Overview


Overview


GCA strives to develop well-rounded students by providing a variety of activities to challenge and engage all types of students. These opportunities include the following:

  • Athletics (Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball)

  • Upper School Retreat to Look Up Lodge

  • Grandparents’ Day

  • Fall Festival and Holiday Market

  • Science Fair

  • Spring Formal

  • History Fair

  • Lower School Field Day

  • Awards Ceremony

  • Field Trips (Roper Mountain Science Center, BJU Museum and Art Gallery, Peace Center, Paris Mountain, Greenville Zoo, Medieval Times, and much more)

  • 8th Grade Trip to Charleston

  • Weekly Chapel

  • Service projects reaching out to our local community (i.e. Camp Aiken Trail Life USA, Whispering Pines Stables, etc.)

  • Choir

  • Speech and Debate

  • Student Newspaper “The Roar”

  • Chess Club

  • Math Club

  • Yearbook Staff

  • Literary Magazine

  • Student Activity and Leadership Team (SALT)