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Principal’s Ponderings – Peace

Dec 5, 2022

On Friday morning in chapel we learned about peace which is the theme for the second week of advent. John 14:27 says, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” Over…

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Principal’s Ponderings – Advent

Nov 28, 2022

Yesterday was the first Sunday of Advent which made it even more apparent to me that Christmas is coming and coming soon! There are four Sundays in Advent, the period before Christmas celebrated by many Christians around the world for the past 1,500 years. The word advent comes from the Latin word adventus which means…

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Principal’s Ponderings – T.E.A.M.

Nov 19, 2022

Over the years I’ve coached many sports teams and been blessed with having many athletically gifted individuals on them. Usually, I had a relatively easy time teaching these gifted athletes systems and strategies, but a more difficult time guiding them to play as a team. In fact, in my experience I have often found that…

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Principal’s Ponderings – Remembrance Day

Nov 13, 2022

This Friday morning we were led in our Remembrance Day Chapel by our Grade 7 class as theybegan it with a beautiful song on the tone chimes and also presented John McCrae’s famouspoem, “In Flanders Fields”. Our chapel time was a wonderful opportunity to reflect together onthe sacrifices of so many people so that we…

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Principal’s Ponderings – Self-Care

Nov 6, 2022

“Where there are few flourishing adults, there will be few flourishing children.” I came across this line in the session guide for the educators’ conference which the teachers and I attended a week ago. This line reminded of being on a plane which was preparing to push away from the gate and the flight attendant…

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