Virtue of the Week: Service

Put on a Coat or Build a Fire? When we are thinking about the virtue of service we need to remember that “Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.” A revered wise man once journeyed to visit a younger wise […]

Time for a change….

Trojans bid farewell to Traeger Kennedy football coach Randy Traeger to take coaching position with Willamette Bearcats Tuesday, 22 July 2014 13:20 | Written by Lindsay Keefer, Woodburn Independent Kennedy football coach Randy Traeger is moving up to coach at Willamette University after spending 35 years coaching at the high school level.Kennedy football coach Randy […]

A Five Alarm Fire

Rescuing our kids from the toxic cultural fire they are being raised in. We live in a drastically different world than the one our parents and we adults grew up in. There are a lot more pressures and distractions on today’s youth. Post Modernism, rapid technological developments, our struggling economy, the disintegration of the family, […]

Virtue of the Week: Service

Friends, Put on a Coat or Build a Fire? (This first story should have extra impact for those of us in Oregon who are sitting in sub-20’s weather right now.) When we are thinking about the virtue of service we need to remember that “Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and […]

OPUS CONTRA NATURAM

Think about it. Can’t we trace most of the problems of our society today back to a “loss of soul”? If we want to change things for the better, we need to start with the “soul”. We need to stop treating the symptoms of our sick society and get down to the cause of the […]

Education for Social Change: From Theory to Practice

By Alan Singer and Michael Pezone 1.1 More than a century ago, Emile Durkheim rejected the idea that education could be the force to transform society and resolve social ills. Instead, Durkheim concluded that education “can be reformed only if society itself is reformed.” He argued that education “is only the image and reflection of […]