Archive for 2016

A Pregnant Opportunity

Posted on December 20th, 2016 by Carolyn Kleefman

With a vision to having our students intentionally engage God’s world, locally and globally, every class at LHCS participates in a service project during the school year.  This opportunity is meaningful to the students and encourages them to selflessly think of the needs of others. In November our Grade 6B class learned about an organization […]

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Self-Selected Seating

Posted on December 6th, 2016 by Carolyn Kleefman

One aspect of our mission at LHCS is to “advance dynamic, excellent Christ-centered education through unconstrained facilities”.  This foundational understanding is demonstrated in alternative seating in the grade 1/2 class. Mrs. Caroline VanDonkelaar has been teaching elementary school students for 8 years, and has met many wiggly bodies.  “Not every student can work well in […]

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LHCS Teacher wins inaugural Rozema Award for Teaching Excellence!

Posted on June 10th, 2016 by Ian Timmerman

Yesterday at an event at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington LHCS’s own Lisa Eelkema won the Rozema Award for Teaching Excellence in the elementary school category. The Rozema Awards recognize teachers in Christian schools in the province of Ontario who exhibit purpose, rigour and service in their teaching. The award was a partnership between […]

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Imagine a Place…

Posted on April 6th, 2016 by Carolyn Kleefman

LHCS strives to educate the whole child, guiding them in their journey to becoming collaborative, compassionate communicators who are actively involved in their communities. How is compassion taught?  The Grade 7/8 class was given a writing assignment entitled: Responding to Injustice.  Their task was to identify and research examples of people in our world who […]

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Service Learning @ LHCS

Posted on January 11th, 2016 by Ian Timmerman

Today our grade four class went grocery shopping, not for themselves, but for kids in Uganda. Our grade 4 class sent some Christmas cards to kids in Uganda through the organization One4Another.

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Doorway to Learning

Posted on January 10th, 2016 by Ian Timmerman

When I saw this classroom door in the hallway here at LHCS, I was reminded of the phrase “students don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care”.

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