Video from the 3rd Annual Prairie Troubadour Symposium

The 3rd annual Prairie Troubadour Symposium was held February 9th and 10th at the Liberty Theatre in historic downtown Fort Scott, Kansas.  It was our largest event to date with seven fantastic speakers presenting before a sold-out crowd of 300 souls.  Bishop James Conley, Fr. Paul Check, Mr. Chris Check, Dr. John Cuddeback, Dr. William … Continued

St. Martin’s Veteran’s Fellowship

We are currently accepting applications for the St.  Martin’s Academy Veteran’s Fellowship. St. Martin’s Academy is a private Catholic boarding school for young men that is located in southeast Kansas. Based on a working farm, St. Martin’s emphasizes faith and character development, academics, and hard work though our farming, outdoorsmanship, and athletic programs.  The Fellowship … Continued

Residential Fellowship

We are currently accepting applications for the St. Martin’s Residential Fellowship. The Fellowship extends from mid-August 2018 to early June 2019, offers room, board, and a stipend of $8,000. A St. Martin’s Residential Fellow is an imaginative, team-oriented, and initiative-taking man with an irreproachable character. He is faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church … Continued

Open House 19 May

We hope you’ll join us on Saturday, May 19th 2018 for an Open House on the campus of St. Martin’s Academy. This is an opportunity for prospective families, supporters, or simply those with an interest in the Academy to come meet us in person, view our campus under construction, and learn more about our educational … Continued

Theotokos Hall: Work in Progress

March 6th, 2018 The clutches of winter have relaxed their grip and with the break in weather our progress has been swift and dramatic.  Kevin Klassen of Klassen Construction LLC is leading a crew of stout-hearted men in raising the rafters of Theotokos Hall.  Most of our building materials are on site and the main … Continued

Faculty Lecture by Dr. Kenneth Klassen: “Removing the Veil”

November 18th 2017 St. Martin’s Academy hosted the first of its quarterly public faculty lectures. Dr. Kenneth Klassen delivered a talk entitled “Removing the Veil: ​Gymnastic​ ​Experience,​ ​Wonder,​ ​and​ ​Reflections​ ​of Jean-Henri​ ​Fabre”.   The public faculty lectures are part of our effort to create an intellectual community around the Academy that shares in the edification and pleasure … Continued

Curriculum Overview

One of the chief interventions in Saint Martin’s educational program is the inclusion of all aspects of a student’s life in the curriculum. From the organizational structure of the student body, to labor on the farm, work in the kitchen, prayer, academics, and even to the unscripted social interactions of the students themselves, every aspect … Continued

Chickens at St. Martin’s – A Major Source of Protein

The boys’ participation in a working farm enterprise is at the heart of the unique educational experience at St. Martin’s Academy.  Students will have daily maintenance chores on the farm that will include milking cows, collecting eggs, feeding and watering all livestock, and moving beef cows and chickens on an intensive rotational grazing system.  On … Continued

Leadership in a Land of Tears: What “The Little Prince” Teaches Us about Responsibility

“I​ ​did​ ​not​ ​know​ ​how​ ​to​ ​reach​ ​him,​ ​how​ ​to​ ​catch​ ​up​ ​with​ ​him…​ ​the​ ​land​ ​of​ ​tears​ ​is​ ​so​ ​mysterious.” -Antoine​ ​de​ ​Saint-Exupery Most​ ​major​ ​bookstores​ ​will​ ​have​ ​a​ ​section​ ​devoted​ ​to​ ​leadership.​ ​​ ​Perhaps​ ​you​ ​have​ ​seen them?​ ​​ ​Dominating​ ​the​ ​shelves​ ​are​ ​books​ ​filled​ ​with​ ​well-intentioned​ ​how-to​ ​advice​ ​that​ ​is difficult​ ​to​ … Continued

Music at St. Martin’s Academy

Music is an integral part of the culture at St. Martin’s Academy, and specifically two forms of music are fitting for this Catholic boys boarding school.  First, since the school is Catholic it presumes that the liturgy—Mass and the Divine Office—are prayed in common.  Therefore, some type of sacred music should be in place to … Continued


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