Archive for October, 2012

What is the CTBS and why do we do it?

Posted on October 19th, 2012 by LHCS Administrator

students writing test

If you have a student in grades 3-8 you may have heard them talking about the CTBS test this week. LHCS participates in the CTBS (Canadian Test of Basic Skills) every two years with all of our students from grades 3-8 writing the test. The CTBS is a norm referenced test which compares the results of our students to the Canadian norm for their grade level. On average our students perform 1 – 1.5 years above grade level. The most important function of this test is for our school to measure our program rather than the individual test scores of students. We also are able to compare our results to other OACS (Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools) who participate in this testing at the same time.

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Creation, Community, Contact

Posted on October 4th, 2012 by LHCS Administrator

group of students

Last week was a different week here at LHCS as we enjoyed our afternoon Agriculture Education Centres. There were a number of goals for these afternoon sessions, but I wanted to highlight three, Creation, Community and Contact.

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