Archive for the Education Category

What’s the Sign?

Posted on April 17th, 2018 by Carolyn Kleefman

After two full years of blended JK/SK kindergarten classes, we continue to hear questions about how the needs of students ranging in age by almost two years are being met by our teachers.  At LHCS we are not content to simply do things the way we’ve always done them.  Instead, we want to foster the […]

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Raising Up Daniels In A Babylonian World

Posted on February 7th, 2018 by Carolyn Kleefman

This is a guest post from current LHCS parent Jennifer Willcock. As my husband’s been speaking on Daniel the last couple of weekends, I’ve been reminded how relevant Daniel still is in 2018.  Mark’s tagline the first week was: “When we stand firm, we will stand out; and God will help us stand up!” Automatically […]

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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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