Iron Family Spotlights Blog
Stone Kiker values the virtue of purity. And there are few better witnesses of Stone's virtues & dispositions than his brother-in-law, Ben Lapinskes.
We're leading the way in the fight to cultivate virtues and restore the values of biblical manhood to our communities.
Among the culture’s many shifting ideologies, a movement to censor literary classics is gaining traction across the nation’s academia.
We asked one of our families what it was like to come from homeschooling to Iron Academy.
We hired Mrs. Kristen Schrum as we reclaimed ground in the cultural war for virtue.
"Iron Academy is so unique and yet, it shouldn't be. Our son has developed into a respectful, thoughtful and confident young man..."
Today, we wanted to spotlight the story of one of our students, Zach Bitner, from the perspective of his mother. Her intimate insights provide an example of the change we see young men like Zach go through after our Crucible Camp and with our unique discipleship-focused approach to all male Christian education:
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"Not only is he receiving an excellent education, he is also learning valuable life lessons and his character is being formed by the teachers and staff who help us point him to Christ daily."
Rich Anderson is the principal of Iron Academy and has been a part of the school from the beginning.
Today, we wanted to spotlight the story of one of our students, Kendall Moragne, from the perspective of his mother.
This month we are excited to feature Crystal Bowman in our Staff Spotlight. Mrs. Bowman has been a teacher at Iron Academy for 5 years.
Thanks to your generosity, we already surpassed our campaign goal!
Today, we wanted to spotlight the story of one of our students, Teddy Fischer, from the perspectives of his father and grandfather. Their intimate insights provide an example of the impact we see young men like Teddy go through with our unique discipleship-focused approach to all male Christian education:
As we are now entering our third year at Iron, both as students and employee, the Armogida family continues to be blessed. IA is the answer to our prayers, the partner we needed to support us in growing our sons both spiritually and academically.
We're excited to announce a generous donor has provided a needed matching grant to our Tennyson Scholarship recipients.
Iron Academy is pleased to announce another addition to our Iron Family, Ashley Martin. Miss Martin's primary responsibility will be teaching Middle School history classes.
In the world today, high schoolers being raised as leaders is unheard of; but at Iron Academy, it is common practice. I have been going to Iron for six going on seven years and I have been learning aspects of leadership since day one.
The position of school leader is a crucial part of the IA culture. I’ve never seen a transition of authority that is this supportive. When I took the mantle up from the previous school leader, Stone, he was extremely helpful and always there when I needed advice on any issue.
Caedmon Collier is one of those students through whom an example can be made in which diligence and determination can determine a student’s academic success.
It’s been a joy to watch Josiah grow as a young man and fulfill his potential as a young Iron Academy student. He has taken what it means to be an Iron Academy scholar and has gone above and beyond in all of his assignments, demonstrating a vibrant creativity that is both astounding in its exuberance and limitless in its possibilities.
Keyoni is finishing up his 6th grade year at Iron Academy. Iron has inspired him to be the young man that God has designed him to be. He has become bolder in his walk, and more confidant knowing that his identity is in Christ. Keyoni has really become a leader and has earned the honor of being a challenge coin recipient. Shortly after receiving his coin he was nominated, and then chosen to be a middle school tribe leader.
Connor is finishing his 6th grade year at Iron. He has fully embraced the journey of becoming a scholarly gentleman and is proud to hold a challenge coin.
Elijah Lapinskes is a seventh grader in his second year at Iron Academy. He followed his older brother Ben here after being in the public school system. Elijah has enjoyed getting to learn the Iron way of life first hand. After earning his challenge coin, he has gone on to serve in various roles at the school. He has served as a tribe leader for Josheb, but also enjoys being a team member in other settings.
Stone is a truly versatile young man who is as comfortable in the ballet world as he is hunting in the forest. This year he was invited to be in the Field of Dreams Performing Arts Conservatory (FODPAC) Poiemartistry Tap and Contemporary Dance Company as well as in the Poemartistry theater group.
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