Category: School

Academic

Academic

Every year our students participate in an Academic Meet/Fine Arts Festival with nearby (only 3 hours away) mission schools. I’ve been organizing the academic portion of this event for several years and because of helpful coworkers things went swimmingly. Our students worked on art projects and social studies reports all year that we saved to …

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School

School

Highlights of the last month of school: Cheyenne Dee scored 21 on the ACT College entrance test. That is a very high score for a minority student. Zach scored 18 points in the All-star basketball game and was awarded the MVP trophy We did well in the annual academic meet – a contest among mission …

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What is Teaching?

What is Teaching?

I think teaching is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. It is often thankless and frustrating. Kids don’t usually appreciate our love and efforts in their lives. It can be lonely in a classroom when you are the adult and not part of the group. There are inside jokes you aren’t a part …

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4th Year of Teaching

4th Year of Teaching

When I started working here as a teacher I thought I was going to teach for just one year. But, after a year went by I decided to teach again. I knew this would allow me to enjoy getting more acquainted with the Mission School and Community. I can’t believe it is my fourth year …

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School News

School News

We currently have 86 students enrolled for the 08/09 school year. There are 6 seniors and 10 new kindergarteners. We have 54 elementary, 8 junior high, and 24 high school students. We have 17 school staff members with 3 new teachers (see their articles elsewhere in this newsletter). Gerald Harvey is the new school cook. …

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Converting to Diesel

Converting to Diesel

Immanuel has been bussing students to school and home again for 29 years since the dorms burned down in 1979. We have always used gas busses. Our yearly gas bill is around $20,000. Gas busses are getting hard to find because since about 1995 the industry has only manufactured diesel busses. So last year we …

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News from Becky

News from Becky

Hey All! School’s IN!  I have 18 kids in my 5th/6th grade classroom.  They do pretty well trying to get the hang of mathematical principles (sort of), letter formation, biblical concepts (somewhat), etc. until 1:35; then, it is unbearably hot in our room and it is a struggle to concentrate.  I keep 2 fans running …

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September Newsletter

September Newsletter

Dear Family and Friends, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, who paid infinitely more than we are worth to purchase us back for Himself. Our school year is now in full swing, I’ve given tests in every class, hosted two fundraisers for the Jr. Sr. trip and am planning on a field …

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Bloom Newsletter – August 2008

Bloom Newsletter – August 2008

Dear praying friends, School has started for another year. We have 82 wonderful students enrolled. There are 10 kindergartners which is good for the future of the school. We have three new teachers; Cindy Lauersdorf comes from Phoenix and is teaching first grade. Hannah Barr is from Longmont CO and is teaching second grade. Becky …

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Can You Help?

Can You Help?

We are anticipating needing a significant number of new staff for the next school year beginning in August. Please pray that God will supply the workers for this important ministry among the Navajo people of Sweetwater Community. Anticipated needs include: Kindergarten teacher (degree not required) Middle School and High School Science teacher (degree preferred) Bus …

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