Dec 15, 2020

WRITING ON THE WALL

By |2020-12-15T15:36:24-08:00December 15, 2020|, |

BY JENNIFER WITTRUP, STUDENT LIFE CENTRE ADMIN ASSISTANT Sometimes you hear sermons where parts of it stick with you for many years. Bill de Jager (former teacher, vice principal, and interim principal of ACS Secondary) once illustrated that every interaction we have in our ordinary days creates this fine thread between you and that person. [...]

Dec 7, 2020

TEACHING GRADE 4 SHOULD COME WITH SPOILER ALERTS

By |2020-12-07T21:38:04-08:00December 7, 2020|, |

BY CHERYL MULDER, GRADE 4 TEACHER It was Disney dress-up day at the elementary and in order to do my family proud, I chose a Star-Wars themed costume. Sometimes agreeing on a movie for family movie night can be a challenge with five of us, but we can always agree on the Star Wars saga. [...]

Nov 24, 2020

NOT THE WEEKEND MIKE PLANNED

By |2020-11-24T08:11:00-08:00November 24, 2020|, |

Gut check time. I’m wiped…I was told I’m supposed to be authentic and honest…. So here it goes: I was supposed to go to Whistler during our past long weekend. It’s been a long road from early August when preparations for this school year began. But Whistler was coming! It’s an annual trip my wife [...]

Nov 3, 2020

MENTAL HEALTH AT ACS

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

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 [...]

Feb 24, 2020

MORSELS OF MOTIVATION

By |2020-02-24T15:52:51-08:00February 24, 2020|, |

BY: JENNIFER WITTRUP, STUDENT LIFE CENTRE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT When I was offered the position of administrative assistant to the secondary Student Life Centre (SLC) and realized that my position would be the first face students would see upon entering, I knew that I wanted to do something special for the first week of school. Naturally, [...]

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