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  • The Investigation by Kaleb Doutt (5/8/2019) - The Investigation Witness #1: Well, it all began back in ‘09 when they first met in prison.   Witness #2: Once we left that day, which I can still remember clearly – it was a rather special [...]
  • Dr. Sjoberg by Will McGrew (5/8/2019) -   Dr. Sjoberg Dr. Sjoberg, known to many as Doctor or simply Doc, has been a Chemistry, Physics, and Geometry teacher at NCAI for four years and at the end of this school year he will move [...]
  • Ultimate Frisbee Juvenil (UFJ) Tournament-Julia Holsinger (5/1/2019) - It all began on Friday, March 29th at 4:30 AM. Everyone was seated on the front stoop of the NCAI campus awaiting the extensive journey that lay before them. After a quick meeting led by the coaches, [...]
  • Autobiography: Julia Holsinger (4/9/2019) - Hey! I’m Julia Holsinger. I am sixteen years old and a sophomore, almost junior, in high school. I’m originally from Ohio, but have lived in Nicaragua for almost seven years. I have three brothers, two of whom [...]
  • Striving towards Championship by Ange Martinez (3/26/2019) - Striving towards Championship On January 29, 2019, the Upper Elementary students of Nicaragua Christian Academy International embarked on their first Olympics Retreat. Accompanied by teachers and junior counselors, they started their retreat with an opening ceremony. To [...]
  • House of Hope by Lucia Garcia (3/26/2019) - Last Thursday, the junior and senior girls had the opportunity to attend a service field trip at House of Hope. House of Hope is an organization that rescues women and children, victims of prostitution and sex trafficking. [...]
  • Future Senior Interview by Kaleb Doutt (3/26/2019) - Future Senior Interview on Kaden Doutt   Q: What would you say is your best memory from NCAI? A: Being interviewed to be featured on The Eagle Eye…that was a joke.   Q: A six-year-old asks you [...]
  • Striving towards Championship by Ange Martinez (2/11/2019) - Striving towards Championship On January 29, 2019, the Upper Elementary students of Nicaragua Christian Academy International embarked on their first Olympics Retreat. Accompanied by teachers and junior counselors, they started their retreat with an opening ceremony. To [...]
  • Senior Inspection by Julia Holsinger (2/5/2019) - Senior Inspection As this year nears its resolution, I thought it would be a good idea to get to know our seniors before they depart from NCAI and begin this new chapter of their lives. Each one [...]
  • Is solving the Rubik’s cube hard? by Ana Kassandra Rugama (2/5/2019) - Is solving the Rubik’s cube hard? Well if you do think that it is hard you’ll be pleased to know that a 3×3 or a Rubik’s cube can be solved in twenty moves. Even if the cube [...]
  • Senior Interview: Abi Weed by Bella Tsao (2/5/2019) - Senior Interview: Abi Weed   If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Involved, busy, educational What would you say is your best memory from school? Launch retreat at Young [...]
  • Voices by Chris M. (2/5/2019) - Faking the laugh, hiding the tears                       Do they know the real me?                             Wanting to run away from all the fears              Do they think i’m a freak?                              Loud voices shouting [...]
  • DALE Nicaragua (10/21/2018) - By: Kaleb Doutt Throughout history there have been multiple specific and pivotal moments for society, government, and economy. These pivotal moments are what have shaped this continent as we know it today. They are what have leapt [...]
  • Autobiography: Will McGrew (10/13/2018) - Hi, my name is William McGrew and I am 16 years old. Presently I am in 11th and have not much writing experience other than an essay I just wrote for Miss Pasker. This is my first [...]
  • Autobiography: Lucia Garcia (10/13/2018) - My name is Lucia Garcia, I’m in 11th grade and I’m 17 years old. Writing has been one of my passions since I can remember. When I have access to a journal, a pencil and inspiration, that’s [...]
  • Autobiography: Daniella Morales (10/13/2018) - My name is Daniella Morales, I’m a junior, and I’m currently 15 years old. I wrote poems last year in the eagle eye and I enjoyed it so much I had to join again this year. I [...]
  • Autobiography: Kaleb Doutt (10/13/2018) - Hey! My name is Kaleb Doutt, and I’m fifteen-years old in my sophomore year of high school. I was born in Detroit, Michigan, and ever since my life has been pretty chill. I moved to Costa Rica [...]
  • Autobiography: Will Van Zoest (10/12/2018) - Hey y’all! My name is Will VanZoest, i am seventeen, and i am a senior. I have been interested in photography for four years but only been calling it my hobby for two. Throughout those years my [...]
  • Autobiography: Bella Tsao (10/12/2018) - Hi! My name is Bella and I’m a senior this year. I’m from Taiwan and speak Mandarin. When I have free time, I usually draw or read comics; I’m very passionate towards drawing. The reason I joined [...]
  • Soccer Team Copa: Calasanz School Performance (2/12/2018) - The soccer team last year impressed everyone with their amazing performance at Copa Calasanz. Here they won two consecutive games; this placed them in first place at the beginning of this event. Their first game against Colegio [...]
  • Seniors: Pamela (2/12/2018) -   If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Self-improvement Leadership HARSH but GOOD What would you say is your best memory from school? Debates If you could relive a [...]
  • Income Disparity and Poverty in Latin America (2/12/2018) - There is a kind of rumor that dies down in a matter of days and the kind that lives throughout centuries and becomes reality. So has proven the catchphrase “the rich get richer and poor get poorer” [...]
  • An Open Letter to Freshmen (2/12/2018) - Dear Freshman,     Welcome to the first year of high school! You might feel nervous, but you don’t have to. We  all felt nervous on our first year as freshmen. The only things you need to do [...]
  • The Power of Satan (2/12/2018) - Anton LaVey once stated, “Satanism is not a white light religion; it is a religion of the flesh, the mundane, the carnal- all of which are ruled by Satan, the personification of the Left Hand Path”(TOP). Satanism [...]
  • Seniors- Yebin Park (11/1/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? If I could describe my life in school in three words, they would be: chill, interesting, and fun/boring. What would you say [...]
  • When Will We See? (11/1/2017) -     The grounds shake, the clouds weep For the damage we’ve caused is too deep Our home, our land calls for our help While we smile and ignore the yelp   Our world is falling apart [...]
  • Fiestas Patrias (11/1/2017) - On September 13, 2017, Nicaragua Christian Academy International had the pleasure of celebrating the 196th anniversary of Central American Independence. The Festival Cultural Nicaraguense was packed with performances ranging from kindergarteners to seniors and even faculty members. [...]
  • Physics (11/1/2017) - Physics is a term that most people understand and fear.  Simply, it is “the study of matter, energy and the interaction between them (Physics).” Yet, what physicists actually do is something that people fail to comprehend. We [...]
  • College Fair (11/1/2017) - On Wednesday, September 27, NCAI juniors and seniors visited the American Nicaraguan School to participate in the college fair of the Council of International Schools. This college fair consisted of 30 universities, most of which are in [...]
  • Seniors: Jiwoo (10/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Lazy, tired, difficult What would you say is your best memory from school? When I waited for the bell after finishing my [...]
  • The Dance (10/28/2017) -     A man now stands all alone by the door                    His heart aches, watching the girl he adores             Love never seemed to come for him now                  A sparkling pink dress, she wears tonight [...]
  • Spirit Week!!! (10/9/2017) - During October 2 to October 6, everyone enjoyed wearing cool outfits instead of uniforms. The themes from Monday to Friday were pajama day, crazy hair day, meme day, same color day, and class shirt day. At the end [...]
  • Autobiography- Bella Tsao (10/9/2017) - Hello (>y<)! My name is Bella Tsao, and this is my fourth year both at NCA and in Nicaragua. Being a junior, this year is filled with a lot of stress, but I still want to participate in school [...]
  • High School Retreat 17-18 (10/8/2017) - This past week, many took part in this years annual youth group retreat. It was held around four hours aways at a relatively well known camp run by Vida Joven. The premise of this year’s retreat was [...]
  • Senior Questions- Isaac Brassfield (10/8/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Raising the roof. What would you say is your best memory from school? I can’t share that with the public If you could relive [...]
  • Senior Questions- Emma Edgar (10/8/2017) -   If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  Stressful, fun, stellar. What would you say is your best memory from school? Any memory that has to do with people. [...]
  • Not Living to Impress (10/8/2017) - Hermann Hesse stated, “It is not for me to judge another man’s life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.” Defined by Merriam Webster, judgement is the process of [...]
  • Autobiography: Gabe Holsinger (9/6/2017) - Hello all, My name is Gabriel Holsinger, but everyone calls me Gabe. I am a senior from the great state of Ohio. You may know me as the brother of my three siblings Andy, Ben, and Julia-two [...]
  • Junior Senior Retreat 2017 (9/6/2017) - This 24th and 25th of August, the juniors and seniors of NCAI went to Centro ABEM to participate in what is for some their last leadership retreat. The retreat highlighted the school’s mission of GRACIA (Gratitude, Respect, [...]
  • Autobiography: Haroldo Urbina (9/6/2017) - My name is Haroldo Urbina. I am a senior at NCAI. I have been at NCA since kinder, and I like it here. I am 17 years old, and my birthday is the 31st of March; it [...]
  • Autobiography: Daniella Morales (9/6/2017) -   My name is Daniella Morales; I’m 14 years old and a sophomore in high school. My mom is from Nicaragua, and my dad is from Puerto Rico. I was born in Miami Beach, Florida, and I moved [...]
  • Autobiography: Sandra Ubeda (9/6/2017) - Hey! My name is Sandra Ubeda, and I am currently a Senior at NCAI. Senior year is filled with several responsibilities like planning fundraisers, class meetings, college applications, etc; however, when I am not working on school [...]
  • Autobiography: Joycelin Kim (9/5/2017) - Hello, my name is Joycelin EunJe Kim. I am South Korean, but was born in Guatemala. I have been at NCAI for eight years now and am currently a senior. Some of my hobbies are reading books, [...]
  • Autobiography: Hector Wilkinson (9/5/2017) - My name is Hector Wilkinson and I am a senior at  Nicaragua Christian Academy International. I have attended this school since fourth grade, and so far it has been the best experience I’ve had. I am currently 18 years [...]
  • Autobiography: Ange Martinez (9/5/2017) - My name is Ange Martinez, and I’m 14 years old. I’m a sophomore at Nicaragua Christian Academy International. I have several hobbies that I enjoy. I like playing the piano, the flute, and the drums. I like [...]
  • Autobiography: Samantha Hakes (9/5/2017) -                                                                     Samantha Hakes Autobiography [...]
  • Archived: Le Pen & Trump’s Rhetoric - Archived (6/11/2017) - Rhetoric, in a nut shell, can be defined as the “study and uses of written, spoken and visual language.” That definition itself, however, can be very broad, and it indeed covers various aspects of our daily life. [...]
  • Archived: An Editor’s Farewell - Archived (6/11/2017) - With the end of the school year and of my entire high school career quickly approaching, I face the imminent prospect of having to bid goodbye to a lot of things. Not the least among these farewells [...]
  • Archived: Soccer Intramurals - Archived (6/11/2017) - As many of you already know, the annual soccer intramurals came to a close after their much anticipated return. With the return of this event came a great turnout of around 65 athletes along with many parents [...]
  • Archived: Special Feature: Cafeteria Ladies - Archived (6/6/2017) - We see them every day, but have you ever bothered to learn more about these ladies? Well, we had the opportunity to interview our cafetin ladies last week, and we just wanted to let you, our NCAI [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Melanie Brassfield - Archived (6/6/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  If I had to describe my life in school with three words I would use chaotic, exciting, and adventure. What would you [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Andrew Holsinger - Archived (6/6/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Fun, amazing, and wonderful. What would you say is your best memory from school? My best memory is playing basketball with my [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Ramiro Largaespada - Archived (6/6/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  Impactful, bacanal, y memorable. What would you say is your best memory from school?  Maybe that one time when Andrea broke her [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Mario Fong - Archived (6/6/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  Unexpectedly wonderful trip. What would you say is your best memory from school?  Watching our video projects in AP Spanish Language during [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Scotty Parajon - Archived (5/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? i miss harambe What would you say is your best memory from school? the day before harambe was shot and killed If [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Jacob Orozco - Archived (5/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  IT’S YA BOIIIII What would you say is your best memory from school?  Last year we did lunch box social – those [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Lindsey Woughter - Archived (5/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  It’s been real. What would you say is your best memory from school?  Playing four square in elementary was pretty legit. If [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Vicky Cheng - Archived (5/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Stressful, Fun, Cool. What would you say is your best memory from school? My best memory from school would be hanging out [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Rebeca Reyes - Archived (5/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Crazy, educational, unforgettable. What would you say is your best memory from school? It’s hard to pick a single moment within a [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Anna Randall - Archived (5/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Challenging, Stimulating, Rewarding What would you say is your best memory from school? A funny memory I have is from when I [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Nicole Molina - Archived (5/28/2017) -    If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  A stressful process    What would you say is your best memory from school? I have a few. When I was in [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Emily Brassfield - Archived (5/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Super. Duper. Fun. What would you say is your best memory from school? Being on the soccer team by far. If you [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Joshua Hakes - Archived (5/28/2017) -    If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  Long, educational, fun    What would you say is your best memory from school?  I can’t place one single moment, but probably [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Marcos Hernandez - Archived (5/28/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Awesome, Blessing, Adventurous. What would you say is your best memory from school? When I participated in the Talent Show 2014 and [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Stacey Faber - Archived (5/28/2017) -    If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be?  Exciting, difficult, exhausting What would you say is your best memory from school?  When I shadowed Danielle and Rylie in the SAAOR program. [...]
  • Archived: AP Test - Archived (5/22/2017) - During the past two weeks, NCAI students took part in an event that some have dreaded and others have looked forward to: AP testing. AP tests are exams that the College Board offers for students who seek [...]
  • Archived: Hydrocarbons - Archived (5/12/2017) - “Name the following hydrocarbon,” read the instructions on the test. Can its name be 2, 3 – Dimethylheptane. No…the teacher said it was 3 – ethyl, 2 methylheptane Or, wait. Is it 2-3 Dimethylpentane?   As I [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Nestor Fong - Archived (5/2/2017) - 1. If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Messy, unexpected, fun. 2. What would you say is your best memory from school? Setting up the lighting system with the [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Spencer Kane - Archived (5/2/2017) - 1. If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Irritating, fun, long. 2. What would you say is your best memory from school? Winning Ultimate Frisbee Championships two times. 3. If [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Alex Bajana - Archived (5/2/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Entertaining, educational, exhausting What would you say is your best memory from school? That one time Gabriel Gonzales broke a light with [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: William Lamola - Archived (5/2/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Worth your time What would you say is your best memory from school? The best memory from school was when I made [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Nate Izzo - Archived (4/25/2017) -    If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Cool, I guess.    What would you say is your best memory from school? Not really a single memory, but all the times [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Obed Miranda - Archived (4/25/2017) - 1. If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Very educational, yes. 2. What would you say is your best memory from school? The retreat in Campo Alegria was fun, [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Genid Silva - Archived (4/25/2017) - If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? Three words that describe my school year are: Stressful, Enjoyable, Memorable. 2. What would you say is your best memory from school? [...]
  • Archived: Senior Questions: Gabriel Sevilla - Archived (4/24/2017) -   If you could describe your life in school in 3 words, what would it be? I am DELIGHTFUL. What would you say is your best memory from school? Tape Game or Youth group. If you could [...]
  • Archived: Life and War in Nicaragua Panel Reflection - Archived (4/20/2017) - On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the AP Language and Composition classes hosted several guests for a panel discussion on life and war in Nicaragua in the 1970s and 1980s. The juniors and seniors in these classes had [...]
  • Archived: The Last Launch of the Year - Archived (4/12/2017) - As this school year is coming to an end, so is this Launch year. This past Friday, Launch held its last official service for the year. It was also our Launch leader, Michaella Marin’s, birthday. To celebrate [...]
  • Archived: Eagles On Fire! - Archived (4/12/2017) - NCA has kept an outstanding streak of 7 consecutive games without losing. In this past Friday’s game against Teresiano, NCA scored 48 points to Teresiano’s 23 (more than doubling their score); the most jaw-dropping game, though, was [...]
  • Archived: DALE 2017 - Archived (4/4/2017) - The “Academic Debate for Student Leaders,” or DALE for its acronym in Spanish, is an annual event that is important to the youth of Latin America, especially that of Nicaragua. This is a two day event in [...]
  • Archived: We are International: An Interview with Mr. House - Archived (4/4/2017) - Why did the school decided to pick the theme “We Are International”? What were the goals when picking this theme? I had been praying about this theme for most of the fall semester of 2015. The theme [...]
  • Archived: Beauty and The Beast: an Unforgettable Experience - Archived (4/4/2017) - “Hey, can someone help me get my costume on?” These were the words that I had grown so accustomed to saying over the past few weeks. My “costume”-which consisted of two very large and uncomfortable cardboard boxes- [...]
  • Archived: NCA Basketball: Boys - Archived (4/3/2017) - The NCA Eagles boys’ basketball team has historically been one of the best teams in their league, winning many awards which can be viewed in the trophy room. Traditionally, they have had a winning record, and have [...]
  • Archived: Calculus and Computer Programming - Archived (4/2/2017) - It might not be everyone’s favorite subject, especially during high school, but calculus is used in a wide variety of scientific and technological fields today.  Everyone from electrical engineers that need to connect two substations miles apart, [...]
  • Archived: An HACIA Democracy Journal - Archived (4/2/2017) - Part I Hello, NCA! About a week from now I will be waking up in Panama, getting ready to finally debate in the OAS Permanent Council at HACIA Democracy. This will be my second year attending, and [...]
  • Archived: Test Article - Archived (2/19/2017) - test post Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Curabitur et tellus id magna tincidunt rutrum in quis augue. Praesent iaculis ultrices nulla, non vehicula enim maximus id. Phasellus varius lorem eu dui venenatis, vitae eleifend [...]
  • Archived: The Speaker Behind the Message - Archived (2/8/2017) - “Shame is a chain, love is a hammer”. These were the words that came from David Russell, former NCAI teacher, as he preached during Spiritual Emphasis Week. These were the words that impacted many lives, including mine. [...]
  • Archived: Color Run Q&A – Emma Edgar - Archived (2/7/2017) - Was this your first Color Run? Yes. What were some of the things you liked about this year’s Color Run? What were some of the things you didn’t like? I loved the color war at the end [...]
  • Archived: Color Run Q&A- Dr. Sjoberg - Archived (2/7/2017) - Was this your first Color Run?   No, my first Color Run was last year where I stood at the corner of the Cow Path encouraging runners as they entered the final stretch of the race. How [...]
  • Archived: Color Run Q&A – Rebeca Reyes - Archived (2/7/2017) - Had you been at a Color Run before this year? I have never actually participated in the Color Run. However, last year I helped the Seniors a little bit during the Pancake selling. It was a great [...]
  • Archived: Color Run Q&A – Ramiro Lopez - Archived (2/7/2017) - Was this your first Color Run? YES, this was my first time to ever participate in the color run, but last year I came and saw the run. What were some of the things you liked about [...]
  • Archived: Run or Dye 2k17 - Archived (2/7/2017) - It was early morning on Saturday. The scene was marked by a mild and pleasant climate, the dim light of the awakening sun, and the presence of half-asleep seniors in their stations; it would have been a [...]
  • Archived: Student Opinions about Spiritual Emphasis Day - Archived (2/7/2017) - I went around campus asking students their opinions about this year’s Spiritual Emphasis Day. I asked them about the impact SED had on their life, their main takeaway from the event, and the session they enjoyed the [...]
  • Archived: Importance of Electrolytes - Archived (2/4/2017) - It is probable that the word “electrolyte” has been taught to you in multiple science classes. Whether you remember the meaning of this word or not, this science term has the ability to impact our daily lives.  [...]
  • Archived: Iron: Friend of the Human Body - Archived (1/7/2017) - Iron, the most widely known metal of the periodic table. Found in group 8 and period 4 on the transition metal section of the periodic table, iron is known mostly for its toughness and usefulness in construction. [...]
  • Archived: Too Pretty - Archived (12/19/2016) - I recently saw a magnet that said “I am too pretty to do math” in pink, bubbly letters. My immediate reaction was frustration. I felt sad that such a magnet exists, and mad at the company who produced [...]
  • Archived: ISIS in Mosul - Archived (12/19/2016) - Mosul is the largest city in northern in Iraq, and since 2014 ISIS has controlled the city. This is an important caliphate of the Islamist group, and the recapturing of the city would mean major progress in [...]
  • Archived: Ultimate Frisbee: More Than Just a Game - Archived (11/30/2016) - From one-time tourists, to full-time residents, children to adults, men to women, and North Americans to Africans, ICF ultimate frisbee has attracted a wide range of people to its field. These pick-up games started when a group [...]
  • Archived: Death of the Billy Goat: The One in which the Chicago Cubs Won their First Championship in 108 Years - Archived (11/19/2016) - Bottom of the 10th. Everybody’s nerves are strained. The pitcher knows that his is the most important job right now; if anything, he really hopes that he can fare better than his predecessors. The first 2 outs come [...]
  • Archived: On Sports - Archived (11/15/2016) - Sports. It is hard to even attempt to expound on all of the feelings and connotations that the term evokes; there are so many of them that one does not know where to begin. Indeed, one finds [...]
  • Archived: NCAI Fall Sports Program - Archived (10/27/2016) - Want to find a good way to support NCAI? Come and cheer on your NCAI Eagles! This year’s fall sports program includes women’s varsity soccer and volleyball, and men’s varsity soccer. This year NCAI has also added [...]
  • Archived: Get Some Sleep! - Archived (10/27/2016) - Do you constantly feel tired? Do you have trouble focusing during class? Are you always in a bad mood ? If so, you might not be getting enough sleep. Don’t worry, you are not the only one! [...]
  • Archived: Soda Consumption - Archived (10/27/2016) - I’m sure everyone has been told, at some point in their life, that drinking soda is harmful and should be avoided, but has anyone ever explained why? If not, get ready to understand the effects of soda [...]
  • Archived: The Importance of Math - Archived (10/27/2016) - Math is a subject that many students dislike. Often times they ask themselves, “Why study such a thing that I will not use in the future?” To address such a question, we must realize that math is [...]
  • Archived: Can Money Buy You Happiness? - Archived (10/27/2016) - Sometimes people think they might be happier if only they had more money. But can money really give us the happiness we are seeking? In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the author shows that the pursuit [...]
  • Archived: Haiti after Hurricane Matthew - Archived (10/27/2016) - On October 4, 2016,  Haiti was hit by the strongest hurricane it has experienced in a decade. It is estimated that Hurricane Matthew has killed as many as 900 people, making it the worst natural disaster to [...]
  • Archived: Caught in the Crossfire - Archived (10/27/2016) - Humans are deeply interconnected with the earth and the many species that inhabit this planet, a fact that most people forget. We hardly think about how the death of one species of animal will harm us, not [...]
  • Archived: The Three Tron Brothers: A Chemistry Tale - Archived (10/27/2016) - It had been a very stacked week of class after class, homework after homework, the monotonous busy routine of school life. Even the triplets of the Oxygen family struggled to keep up. The three of them, Pro [...]
  • Archived: What is Islam? - Archived (10/27/2016) - Many of us hear about Islam, but do we really know what it is? Islam is a major religion with more than 1.5 billion followers (Christianity has 2 billion) and can be found throughout the world. Even [...]
  • Archived: Why Bother with Sports in High School? - Archived (10/27/2016) - Written by: Samantha Hakes Coaches, parents, and teachers hear it from students all the time: “I don’t want to do a sport this year because I want to do well in school.” While this may be a [...]
  • Archived: Introductory Piece - Archived (10/27/2016) - Welcome Eagle Eye reader! The editorial team wants to extend its most cordial and warm regards to you all who take the time to read this wonderful assortment of articles that comprise our first edition this year. [...]
  • Archived: 27 ½ Pieces of Advice From Your Departing Seniors - Archived (6/8/2016) - There are only a couple days left until graduation. Each senior you’ve gotten to know has passed through the process of high school, as the classes before them did, and they learned not only about English and [...]
  • Archived: A Look Back at Some NCA Memories - Archived (6/8/2016) - August 2004 – First Day of School Not only was it my first day teaching at NCA, but it was the first time that NCA shortened classes to allow the second part of the day to be [...]
  • Archived: Inside, Outside, Upside Down - Archived (6/8/2016) - A Christian community has a number of high expectations. Some are internal–what we expect of ourselves; others are external–what outsiders expect of us. A Christian community that is a school adds another layer of expectations. Some are [...]
  • Archived: Left, Right, and the Other - Archived (6/8/2016) - Far away, in a galaxy long ago, there lived a People of the Left Hand.  They were all left-handed.  They threw with their left hands and ate with their lefts.  They led with the left. An honorable [...]
  • Archived: 1∞ and Other Indeterminate Phenomenon - Archived (6/8/2016) - Perhaps you have pondered the mysteries and strange occurrences surrounding ∞, 1, and 0. These three numbers have baffled mathematicians for centuries, and are the result of much controversy and misunderstanding. And yet, all three of these [...]
  • Archived: What Kind of Education Will Take You Further – Anonymous - Archived (6/8/2016) - When my parents were my age, they went to very strict schools, where they mostly memorized numbers, facts, and events. They were also put under strict discipline regimens. Both of my parents claim that their experience in high [...]
  • Archived: Reflection – Kaitlyn Vanderwees - Archived (6/8/2016) - A tribute to my two grandfathers, Opa Wieringa and Opa Vanderwees: I have almost completed high school, and in the next few months I will be leaving my childhood home and the house I grew up in [...]
  • Archived: Book Release: Missionaries Are Real People, by Luke Rosenberger - Archived (5/9/2016) - Ellen Rosenberger, former NCA teacher and wife to Mr. Rose, recently wrote her first book called Missionaries Are Real People. It launched May 1st on Amazon! Missionaries Are Real People discusses what life is really like on [...]
  • Archived: Why Read About War? by Mario Fong - Archived (5/9/2016) - All books, including those that deal with war, can teach us something.
  • Archived: Confidence, The Ruler of the World - Archived (5/9/2016) - What is it that makes something in, out, fashionable, acceptable or unacceptable?
  • Archived: Falling - Archived (5/9/2016) - A student's thoughts expressed through poetry
  • Archived: Forgiveness – Mr. Seipel - Archived (1/18/2016) - A response to some of the Wiki Chapel questions
  • Archived: Ultimate Frisbee: Service meets Sports at NCA - Archived (1/18/2016) - About a month ago, the Student Council held Ultimate Frisbee intramurals. Almost 70 people signed up and played the sport for two weeks. One of the team leaders was Chasen Brokaw, a member of the NCAI/ICF community [...]
  • Archived: My Battle with Cancer -Alejandra Martinez - Archived (1/18/2016) -   When I confessed to my loved ones that my tumors were cancerous, the looks of pity and sadness that I received made me feel degraded. I understood that they were trying to be empathetic, but deep [...]
  • Archived: The Impact of Japanese Animation or “Anime” at NCA- Nestor Fong - Archived (1/18/2016) - Tom and Jerry, Sponge Bob Square-pants, Fairly Odd Parents. What do they all have in common?
  • Archived: Keep it Classy, Sports Fans!- Jake Knox - Archived (12/8/2015) - Before the friendly soccer game between Turkey and Greece on Nov. 17, a moment of silence was held for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks that occurred on Nov. 13, 2015. During this moment of silence, [...]
  • Archived: Thoughts on Neonplify -Adriana Rueda - Archived (12/5/2015) - ... [W]e headed to Neonplify Youth Group. I enjoyed the topic of the night because it made me reflect on the impact that we young people can make...
  • Archived: Planned Parenthood’s Real Plan, and Why We Shouldn’t Support It - Archived (12/2/2015) - Natalie Brassfield shares the history of as well as her personal views on an American institution, Planned Parenthood.
  • Archived: I Just Want To Sleep -Sam Izzo - Archived (12/2/2015) -
  • Archived: Fitting In is Overrated-Michaella Marin - Archived (12/2/2015) - Michaella educates us on the differences between fashion and style
  • Archived: How Long Have you been at NCA? - Archived (11/25/2015) -   Mr. Fajardo taught you P.E. …and he let you wear his straw hat. You listened to Mrs. Sonia tell you about about her hair routine… at least once …or heard her talk about her “third quinceañera.” You [...]
  • Archived: Love – Anonymous - Archived (11/24/2015) - Whenever I enter my great-grandmother’s room, the smell of old blankets and the warmth of the floor heater becomes alive in my memory and make my heart warm. My great-grandmother, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, is [...]
  • Archived: The Unintended Consequences of Electronic Devices-Da Hee Han - Archived (11/24/2015) - A teenage girl had an amazing life, with her loving friends and family. One day she got a cell phone as a Christmas present from her father. She was really excited that she got her first phone [...]
  • Archived: Book Review – Nestor Fong - Archived (11/23/2015) - Nestor Fong comments on the classic novel by Emily Brontë
  • Archived: The Agar.io War! —Kaleb Doutt - Archived (11/21/2015) - Kaleb Doutt comments on the recent events regarding games at school.
  • Archived: What is ‘i’? -Paola Martinez and Joycelin Kim - Archived (11/18/2015) - Paola and Joycelin discuss a mathematical letter/number: 'i'.
  • Archived: Teacher Feature 2: Ms. Alex Pasker—By Peter Edgar - Archived (11/12/2015) - In the second installment of the series, Peter Edgar visits his interview with Ms. Pasker.
  • Archived: New Teacher Feature: Dr. Sjoberg— by Peter Edgar - Archived (10/15/2015) - Peter Edgar interviewed Dr. Paul Sjoberg as the first in his series on new teachers at NCA.
  • Archived: El Estrés- Adriana Rueda - Archived (10/12/2015) - In her first article, Adriana Rueda highlights one of teenhood's greatest challenges: stress.
  • Archived: A Letter From the Editors - Archived (10/12/2015) - In the first issue of the Eagle's Eye, co-editors Kaitlyn Vanderwees and Peter Edgar highlight their visions for the newspaper.
  • Archived: The SAT: How and Why It Changed—Kaitlyn Vanderwees - Archived (10/12/2015) - In her first independent article, Kaitlyn Vanderwees both discusses and instructs students about the new revisions to the SAT testing.