May 31, 2021

RECESS TIME

By |2021-06-02T13:08:45-07:00May 31, 2021||0 Comments

I love being at the elementary campus right before recess. The anticipation of going outside, getting fresh air, and being able to run and play with friends is palpable. I would dare say that for a high percentage of students, recess is a highlight of their day. Especially on a beautiful sunny day. Carefree I [...]

Mar 1, 2021

EXTENDED BENEFITS

By |2021-03-01T14:14:50-08:00March 1, 2021|, |2 Comments

BY PETER RIEZEBOS, DIRECTOR OF FINANCE If you’re looking for a great employer, ACS offers the best benefits. I'm reaping a few of those "fringe" benefits myself this year. You see, until the summer of 2020, my office was located at the secondary campus in the administration office. But as of September 1, it has [...]

Nov 30, 2020

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE LETTER F

By |2020-11-30T16:39:14-08:00November 30, 2020|, |6 Comments

BY SHERRY JENSEN, EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT “Guys! Guess what happened today!” I said to my housemates as we gathered in the kitchen for dinner. “I was in the photocopy room with one of the kindergarten teachers, and she found out I have a frog puppet so she invited me to come to her class to [...]

Nov 3, 2020

MENTAL HEALTH AT ACS

By |2020-11-04T13:28:28-08:00November 3, 2020|, |2 Comments

Recently at a meeting I chose to show a video entitled, “Flourishing.” The video keyed on staff to work towards flourishing. From a series called, “Wisdom For The Way” from Christian Schools Canada, these videos encourage Christian schools to engage their staff in devotions during this pandemic. It was engaging, relevant, and something that I thought [...]

Oct 5, 2020

HINDSIGHT IS 2020

By |2020-10-07T22:14:17-07:00October 5, 2020|, |3 Comments

BY BRIAN KONING, DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT What a year it's been, “covidly” speaking. We’ll never look at the expression, “Hindsight is 20/20” the same way again. We experienced a shut-down of our society requiring us to re-think how we communicate, teach, worship, and gather together. That re-thinking process continues to re-shape how we approach teaching [...]

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