Oct 26, 2020

VILLAGE PEOPLE

By |2020-11-02T11:29:55-08:00October 26, 2020|, , |7 Comments

BY GARY VERBEEK, MECHANICS AND BIBLE TEACHER Have I really been at ACS for 30 years and teaching for 35? Initially, I was hired to start a mechanics program but started out teaching woods class. Five years later, we tore down the two bay “garage” behind the school and Fricia Construction built the awesome mechanics [...]

Apr 29, 2020

THINGS TEACHERS WILL NEVER HAVE TO SAY

By |2020-04-29T08:37:37-07:00April 29, 2020|, |4 Comments

BY MELISSA DRIESSEN, ACS PARENT Our mornings start out like a beautiful masterpiece. No, really, it’s true. We start by singing and dancing to God’s praises and then dive right into His word with a hint of art. It is fun, calm, collected; everyone gets along and it is the perfect way to start our [...]

Apr 22, 2020

TODAY WAS HARD

By |2020-04-22T11:44:03-07:00April 22, 2020||3 Comments

BY SANDRA FERGUSON, ACS PARENT Today was hard…I think up until this point I’ve been fairly good at staying positive and keeping an even keeled vibe…but today I cried. There is nothing natural about pulling up to your kids’ school in April where all the teachers are wearing rubber gloves, standing six feet apart. There [...]

Jan 8, 2020

POST CHRISTMAS BLUES

By |2020-01-08T11:51:33-08:00January 8, 2020||1 Comment

The post Christmas blues hit with a vengeance today. Pre-Christmas was filled with the usual anticipation; anticipation of celebrating Christ’s birth, setting up the Christmas village with the boys, and hanging ornaments on our carefully chosen tree. There was excitement over Caleb coming home for three weeks, family visiting from Ontario, a break from the [...]

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