Meet our Partners – The Salvation Army

This month, I’d like to introduce you to Major Kim Stambaugh of The Salvation Army Boise Corps. Major Kim and her husband Major Tom Stambaugh arrived in Boise from their previous post in Guam this past July. It has been a pleasure getting to know Major Kim as we work towards to common goal ofContinue reading “Meet our Partners – The Salvation Army”

“I Am Most Proud of Being a Graduate.”

From the Cardinal’s Nest by Emily Bergstrom, Executive Director There is no “one size fits all story” for pregnant and parenting students, but they frequently have at least one thing in common: life didn’t go quite as planned. On this blog, I regularly share stories of real students who chose to attend a school programContinue reading ““I Am Most Proud of Being a Graduate.””

Pregnant and Parenting Teens: “When I first found out I was pregnant, I thought my life was over…”

From the Cardinal’s Nest by Emily Bergstrom, Executive Director There are lots of good reasons why students choose to attend a specialty program like Cardinal Academy when they find out they are pregnant. After all, Cardinal Academy is a specially designed school for pregnant and parenting teens and young adults! Besides small class sizes, on-siteContinue reading “Pregnant and Parenting Teens: “When I first found out I was pregnant, I thought my life was over…””

Why choose Cardinal Academy?

By Emily Bergstrom, Executive Director I have been asked recently how Cardinal Academy is different from other alternative programs. While they may be alike in some ways, Cardinal Academy is a specially designed school, created specifically with the needs of young parents in mind. Some of the the things Cardinal Academy offers: A safe, calm,Continue reading “Why choose Cardinal Academy?”