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Parents Finds a Safe Place for Their Teen at Shepherds Hill Academy

Parents are finding a safe place for their teen at Shepherds Hill Academy (SHA). Discover this parent’s experience with Shepherds Hill Academy in this note to Beth and Trace Embry. 76 more words


The Shepherds Hill Academy Team Provides Unconditional Love to Teens

From a Former Student on “What I’ve Learned.”

I’ve learned that there is an unconditional love that the staff have for us. I’ve learned to appreciate the time we have now and stay in the moment and not waste your time away. 71 more words

Shepherd's Hill Academy

Do All Lives Really Matter? No.

In the past year we all have seen and read debates and movements regarding whose lives really matter. I have come to my own conclusion. Not all lives matter. 586 more words

Christian Parenting

Trace Embry Provides Beneficial Conferences to Parents

Trace Embry, the Founder and Director of Shepherds Hill Academy, hosts a weekend conference for parents twice a year. These conferences expose the cultural vices that many parents overlook. 58 more words


An Open Letter to the Christian High School Student

Written by an FCA student in August, 2016

It’s that time of year again. When social media is bombarded with the traditional “first day” pictures. Nerves are strung out, backpacks are full, and, if you’re a student at FCA, the task of trying to remember that dreaded name tag every day for a week is in full swing. 733 more words

Christian Boarding School

Seventeen Months, Saved and Satisfied Parent

Dear Beth & Trace Embry,

I want to give you a heartfelt thanks for all you have done for our son.  Seventeen months ago he arrived at… 166 more words


"A Ticket To Ride" by Paula McLain

McLain is one of my favorite authors.  She has a personal history (growing up in foster homes) as interesting and complex as the characters in her novels or the verses in her poems.   212 more words