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30 Ways to Participate on National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Kelowna Christian School wants to acknowledge the significance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, on September 30th there will be no classes and the school will be closed. KCS wants to provide 30 resources and ideas on ways to engage your family in learning and growing towards reconciliation on Sept 30th.  We have compiled a lis...

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A Liturgy Before Mourning with Those Who Mourn

"Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn." Romans 12:15 Kelowna Christian will be spending the next few days recognizing and sharing resources ahead of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. Please spend time interacting with the "A Liturgy Before Mourning with Those Who Mourn" from the book Every Moment ...

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First Day of School

Welcome Back Kelowna Christian School students!  It was wonderful to welcome new and returning students to KCS for another amazing year of educating, equipping, and inspiring.  The first day of school for the 2021-2022 school year started on September 7th. Elementary, Middle and High School students were excited to join KCS staff for...

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Class of 2021 Prom

Did you know our Grads had prom this year?!? ✨ It was looking to be difficult for the Class of 2021 to have the night that they dreamed of with the ever-changing rules and restrictions. But, with the approval from the Ministry of Health, amazing parents volunteers, school staff support, wonderful venues, like Summerhill Winery and pool after-p...

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Systems of Support

What is the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Model? A Multi-Tiered System of Supports is an educational framework focused on data-driven decisions where students are supported in academic, social and emotional, behavioural, and sensory domains based on strength and area of need. The focus in Tier 1 is for the classroom teacher to provide u...

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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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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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