Joanna Johannes

Lighthouse celebrates class of 2019

Lighthouse celebrates class of 2019

Friday evening was a special event for Lighthouse Christian Academy as the private school awarded diplomas to its first graduating class. The 34 graduates of the class of 2019 received their diplomas inside Pensacola First Assembly of God.   Read the full article in the May 23 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]

Lighthouse launches new Academic Institute

Lighthouse launches new Academic Institute

Lighthouse Private Christian Academy announced the addition of the Lighthouse Academic Institute (LAI) to its growing academic campuses. Creation of the Lighthouse Academic Institute was driven by community requests for an academy specializing in honor student needs. Read the full article in the March 14 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options […]

Scholarship program has benefits for local private schools

Scholarship program has benefits for local private schools

Finding the right school for your children can be a difficult task. Selection can be even more complicated by variables related to income, location and student performance. Since 2001, the Step Up for Students scholarship program has been utilized by private and public schools throughout Florida. Read the full article in the March 14 issue […]

Lighthouse sends Christmas to private school in need

Lighthouse sends Christmas to private school in need

In a mirror of its founding, Lighthouse Private Christian Academy (LPCA) has “adopted” another school following the devastation of Hurricane Michael, delivering donations this week. The school’s students, staff and parents have banned together to bring Christmas to the students and staff of Faith Christian School (FCS) in Port Saint Joe said LPCA Gulf Breeze […]

Peru mission brings love, tears

Peru mission brings love, tears

Peru is a country of contradictory life styles. While the city of Lima continues to see less rampant poverty and exports of minerals help to drive the economy, outside the city limits the country tells a different story. Read the full article in the Aug. 23 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]

School Choice Week highlights diverse options

School Choice Week highlights diverse options

When Navarre parents launch their children into education, the majority will send their students to the public school institution they are districted for. But that might not be the best option said Shelby Doyle, the director of communications and external relations for National School Choice Week. She pointed out that there are many different types […]

Lighthouse founder follows calling

Lighthouse founder follows calling

In the wake of hurricane Ivan, many homes and businesses were destroyed. For Joanna Johannes, returning in the wake of the storm with her small children was devastating, she said. She had just moved to Gulf Breeze two years prior, and the storm had totaled her house. “It took everything,” she said. Read the full […]

Navarre Beach Area Chamber welcomes Lighthouse School

Navarre Beach Area Chamber welcomes Lighthouse School

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Lighthouse Private School at their new high school in Gulf Breeze. Joanna Johannes cuts the ribbon with husband and Executive Director Colin Hendrickson along side her. Featured in the May 4 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

Private education growing in Navarre area

Private education growing in Navarre area

Navarre could see the doors open at two new private school campuses this year. Gulf Pointe Academy is nearing the end of phase I construction of its K through 12 campus on East Bay Boulevard. This site includes three buildings with 16 classrooms on a 38-acre property. Read the full article in the March 30 […]

Private high school comes to Navarre

Private high school comes to Navarre

Lighthouse Private Christian Academy could open doors to its newest facility in Midway for eighth through twelfth graders as early as January. The academy is expected to close on a 16 acre property this month for a price of $550,000 and is located at 1508 New Hope Road in Midway. The property was previously a […]