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Alumni Update: Kristin Edstrom '98

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WHAT YEAR DID YOU GRADUATE FROM KCS?  1998 (oh man that makes me feel old!).  It was the last year where the whole school K-12 was still on one campus at Gordon! WHAT ARE YOU DOING NOW?  I am currently and first and foremost a mom to Lily (grade 5 KCS) and Stella (grade 1 KCS). I also have a private practice as a Registered Clin...

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Core Values: Excellence

EXCELLENCE "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters"  Colossians 3:23 In grade 1, my daughter came home and informed me that she had a new favourite Bible Verse. Her teacher Mrs. Hildebrandt had taught them about Colossians 3:23 and how it was our job as followers of Jesus to do everythin...

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Inspiring a Love for Reading in Your Kids

 I am a self-professed book lover. Secretly, I would love to find a job where they paid me to read all day. Reading takes me to places I will never go and puts me in the minds of characters I would have trouble understanding otherwise. Reading didn't always come easily for me; I was a late starter in my reading journey and spent more time in t...

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WHY CHRISTIAN EDUCATION?

 SUMMER MUSINGS Not surprisingly, as Head of School, I frequently get asked the question: "Why KCS?"Often the question is posed in the context of a conversation with a potential family. Really it's a version of the broader question of "Why this school?" - as opposed to "that" school. Mostly commonly (at least in my conversations) "that" school...

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Teaching Principles

 Kelowna Christian exists to educate and inspire our students so that they can be effective, active and engaged servants of Jesus - both in their life at school and in their lives beyond school. How does our mission meet the classroom and the broader educational life of the school?The KCS Design Principles for Teaching and Learning are simple ...

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