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Back to School Night August 29

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Back to School Night is one of the most important events for ALL AMBROSE PARENTS (5-day and Bridge program) to attend. 

Hear from Carl Warmouth, our Head of School and Grammar School Dean. Carl will give a state of the school address, explain why we do what we do, and let you know about the exciting ways we are celebrating our 25th anniversary! 

  • Special guest speaker: Ben Merkle from New Saint Andrews College
  • CARDUS Survey results – learn how classically educated students fare after graduation
  • Meet and Greet your teachers and deans
  • Raffle! All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a Chilifest family meal ticket and wristbands for the kids!
  • Childcare available from the Junior Class – Check ParentSquare to sign up.
Thursday, August 29 at 6:30pm; Doors open at 6:15 PM

NOTE: There are no in-classroom presentations by the 5th-12th teachers this year. Please take a minute during the Meet and Greet time to say hello to your child’s teacher.

Ben Merkle is the president of New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho, but perhaps more famously here at Ambrose, the son of longtime and beloved kindergarten teacher, Anita Merkle. Ben’s talk will be a terrific encouragement to you as a parent to keep your eye on the prize even in the midst of endless distractions.
Dr. Ben Merkle is NSA’s second president and previously served as the undergraduate dean. He holds a D.Phil. in Oriental Studies and an M.St. in Jewish Studies from Oxford University, England; an M.A. degree in English Literature, and a B.S. in Education (Secondary Education-Chemistry, with a minor in History) both from the University of Idaho. He also studied theology at Greyfriars Hall from 1998 to 2000. He has served as a minister at Christ Church, Moscow and previously served as a part-time campus minister with Collegiate Reformed Fellowship, a campus ministry of Christ Church. Dr. Merkle is the author of The White Horse King: The Life of Alfred the Great (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2009) and Defending the Trinity in the Reformed Palatinate: The Elohistae (Oxford University Press 2015). He and wife Bekah (B.A., 1998), the first graduate of New Saint Andrews, have five children.