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February 20, 2024

From Grades to Growth at Great Hearts Harveston

Parents at Great Hearts Harveston have noticed many differences in the education their children are receiving at the new academy since it opened in East Baton Rouge last fall. The first Great Hearts academy to open in Louisiana has made good on its promise to be a community where intellectual curiosity, moral virtue, and academic excellence are nurtured... Read More »

February 12, 2024

Celebrating Mardi Gras at Great Hearts Harveston in Baton Rouge

Great Hearts Harveston, the Great Hearts academy located in East Baton Rouge, hosted its first Mardi Gras Fest! Parents and guardians were invited to cheer on the scholars as they celebrated the rich culture and history of Mardi Gras season with a parade at the campus on Bluebonnet Boulevard. Mardi Gras festivities are closely associated with... Read More »

December 21, 2023

The Classic Tale of a Girl, a Toy, and a Mouse

Many tales from classic literature have become synonymous with Christmas Eve. Whether it’s Ebeneezer Scrooge’s visitation from three mysterious spirits on Christmas Eve in Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” or Clement Clarke Moore’s 1823 poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” more well-known as “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Another well-known tale set on Christmas Eve... Read More »

November 30, 2023

From Student to Teacher: Ms.Rogers’ Journey in Great Hearts Education

  Brianna Rogers, 5th grade teacher at Great Hearts Harveston, shares the experience of both a graduate and teacher within the Great Hearts community. Her journey with Great Hearts began in 2005 when, as a 7th grader, she begged her parents to enroll her in Chandler Prep, drawn to its Socratic style of learning. Raised... Read More »

October 13, 2023

Beyond the Textbook: Great Hearts Harveston with a Unique Approach to Tuition-Free Classical Education

  Great Hearts Harveston Academy is committed to providing tuition-free classical education. Staff members, including Assistant Head of School, Laurel Fischer, encourage students to explore through the Socratic method, which promotes each students’ pursuit of truth through exploration and intentional dialogue. Socrates, an unconventional philosopher of his time, sought to explore and ask questions, rather... Read More »