On Agia Sophia: An Orthodox Christian Elementary School

Listen Now.    Join us as guest host Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Ranae Rice, the Principal at Agia Sophia Academy in Beaverton, Oregon.  Agia Sophia is the only Orthodox Christian elementary school in Oregon and its “mission is to educate the whole child by providing a rich academic and arts curriculum, grounded in Orthodox Christian values, while fostering love of learning, personal responsibility and respect for each person.”  In addition to providing an academically diverse education, the staff, being Orthodox as well, is focussed on the development of the students’ faith and spiritual life, which impacts the approach to how the kids learn.

 

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