Feb 7, 2024

THEY’VE COME SO FAR

By |2024-02-07T12:57:12-08:00February 7, 2024|Elementary, Nurturing Hearts|0 Comments

A few years ago, Kirsi Antunes, our school counsellor, introduced our staff to the language of “expected” and “unexpected” behaviours. For opportunities where we wanted to correct a student’s actions (actions, not willful wrongdoing), rather than saying they were making a bad choice, we tried to name the unexpected behaviours and help them choose [...]

Oct 3, 2023

BETTER THAN BIRTHDAYS

By |2023-10-03T14:49:32-07:00October 3, 2023|Elementary, School Vision|0 Comments

Our bi-weekly Friday morning chapel is one of those things that makes the elementary campus just a little extra wonderful. Our kindergarten students joined us for chapel for the first time last week Friday, and hearing 450 children’s voices singing praise songs together is the best. What a privilege it is to offer Christian education. [...]

Jun 16, 2023

TOP 15 (PLUS A FEW MORE)…

By |2023-06-19T08:55:39-07:00June 16, 2023|Elementary, Nurturing Hearts|0 Comments

Life in the elementary is an adventure! From exploring, discovering, and hands-on learning, our students embrace learning to its fullest. Looking back on this school year, we saw God's goodness and wonder on a daily basis and for this, we are so thankful! We asked the elementary staff to share their favourite memories of the [...]

Feb 7, 2023

ON THE SHORES OF LAKE OMA

By |2023-02-07T08:49:53-08:00February 7, 2023|Elementary, Nurturing Hearts|0 Comments

On New Year’s Day, my family gathered at my mom’s house for dinner together in honour of what would have been my Dad’s 72nd birthday. In the afternoon as the turkey was cooking in the oven, we all headed outside. The weather was cold and crisp, the sky clear. Afternoon Booked Solid With all the [...]

Jun 13, 2022

A MEDLEY OF MOMENTS

By |2022-06-17T10:52:39-07:00June 13, 2022|Celebrating, Elementary|0 Comments

The very best part of working at an elementary school is always the kids! This year was no different. Even in a year with many challenges, we look back and see God’s goodness often reflected through our students experiences as they loved God and others. We asked our elementary staff what was their best moments [...]

May 10, 2022

CELEBRATING WITH RUN FOR WATER

By |2022-06-07T11:23:42-07:00May 10, 2022|Elementary, Shaping God's World|0 Comments

This is a very special year. What began as a dream of hosting a local race to raise money for clean water by locals Peg Peters and Ken Baerg, blossomed into an annual city-wide event. It is now Run for Water’s 15th year! ACS has been an enthusiastic supporter of Run for Water for over [...]

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