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Jun 21, 2017

Sincerely Believing in the Wrong Thing

By |2017-06-21T08:59:43-07:00June 21, 2017|, |

My daughter got married last summer and moved to Sidney on Vancouver Island. They have a nice little rental house just a few blocks from the ocean and only 3 minutes from the Victoria Swartz Bay ferry terminal. Debbie and I enjoy going over to visit them. Heading where?! A few weeks ago we finished [...]

Feb 27, 2017

If You Build It, They Will Come

By |2017-02-27T08:50:23-08:00February 27, 2017|, |

On Friday, February 17, we did our annual pilgrimage from the multi-purpose room at the secondary campus to the middle school gymnasium with literally tons of wood. I will admit that this pilgrimage is not my favourite day of the school year.  In one day, we have to organize 25 students to help us move [...]

Dec 14, 2016

The Best Season Ever

By |2019-07-05T09:41:31-07:00December 14, 2016|, , |

Not long ago, I heard secondary teacher Trent De Jong describe athletics by saying, “At ACS we don’t just compete, we represent.”  I heard a great story the other day from one of our coaches in the staff room that exemplified this idea. Here is Joanne Friesen, the Junior Boys’ Volleyball Head Coach, in her [...]

Jun 20, 2016

Five Things I Learned in Kindergarten

By |2016-06-20T08:56:07-07:00June 20, 2016|, |

I was thinking about a month ago, “What am I going to write for my last blog article of the year?”  So I asked my wife, Debbie, who happens to be one of our ACS kindergarten teachers. She said, “Why don’t you spend a day in my world and write about it?” So I did.Last Tuesday, [...]

Apr 25, 2016

Hiding in Plain Sight

By |2016-04-25T08:57:02-07:00April 25, 2016|, |

Recently, we have been receiving resumes and applications for the position of Educational Administrative Assistant in the secondary office. The other day, I planned to meet with the current admin assistants to go through all the resumes and decide on whom we should interview for the position.But before the meeting, I went into my staff [...]

Dec 14, 2015

Lights, Camera and put into Action

By |2019-07-05T09:28:38-07:00December 14, 2015|, |

Three years ago, I went to Duncan Christian School to watch our ACS Knights play at the provincial volleyball championship. They went into the tournament through the back door because a team dropped out and came into the tournament ranked 12th out of 12 teams. It was a fantastic tournament to watch because they slowly [...]

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