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A Conversation with Ray Hendriks

On February 21st, 2017 by Carla Alblas

With the announcement from the Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools  (OACS) Board of Trustees on February 10, 2017 that Ray Hendriks has been appointed as Executive Director of the OACS, as of June 1, 2017, I took the chance to engage Ray in a conversation about the new position, his ...

Canada’s Coolest School Trip

On February 13th, 2017 by Carla Alblas

Each time that one of the twenty-three students in grades seven and eight at Milton Christian School (MCS) finishes another drawing for their video project, they are one step closer to their dream coming true—a chance for their class to travel to Nova Scotia to explore the beautiful landscape and ...

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Even On Days Like This …

On February 8th, 2017 by Stephanie Robinson

Yesterday was one of those days—a dark Monday morning when nothing seemed to go right. I stopped counting the number of kids with tears in their eyes, stories to tattle, and difficulties in the bathroom. These days happen to all of us—some years more than others—but it takes wisdom to ...

Bread and Wine

On February 6th, 2017 by Julius de Jager

I had the privilege of witnessing my grandson’s first participation in the Lord’s Supper in church recently. He joined me, my wife and his older brother in leaving our pew to file up to the elders serving the meal. The elders bent low to serve him, as he is only ...



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Educational Assistants

On May 16th, 2016 by Carla Alblas

It has been said that a well-run school can function for a day or so without the principal, but if the educational assistant does not show up in a classroom for work, the day can go off the rails very quickly. An educational assistant (EA) is a paraeducator who supports the ...


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Leading with Love: Joanna Levy

On December 21st, 2016 by Carla Alblas As Joanna Levy began her keynote address to teachers and educational leaders, she emphasized the importance of the role of the teacher in giving her students the sense that the work they are doing in the classroom is not just work for another student, or for the teacher—they are being ...


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Debt Free Kids!

On February 21st, 2017 by Carla Alblas

Sharing Christmas through Song

On December 12th, 2016 by Carla Alblas

Students in the primary grades of John Knox Christian School (JKCS) in Stoney Creek had the opportunity to share the gift of music with members of the community this past week. The primary classes were thrilled to receive an invitation to sing a selection of Christmas songs at the Stoney ...

Partner voices

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Advice for Betsy DeVos From Canada

On February 24th, 2017 by Beth Green

Good Public Education Doesn’t Require Uniformity The newly confirmed U.S. secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, will take office during a tumultuous time in American education. As a school-choice advocate, she is well-positioned to put her stamp on the expansion of charter schools and other effective—but often controversial—education reforms. DeVos has invested ...

Nominations for John Rozema Awards

On January 6th, 2017 by Beth Green

Only 25 days remaining! Do you know a Christian school teacher in Ontario whose excellent practice invests purpose, rigour, and service into the lives of children, school, and community? Nominating someone for a John Rozema Teaching Excellence Award is a gift to the whole Christian school community in Ontario, and gives ...