While we can’t control the weather (this week’s late summer mid-70’s temperature was perfect), we can be intentional in defining an ideal learning experience. Previous Next Our two co-op classes are just enough to get information into our young learners AND into our parent’s minds as well. Bible and Personal Leadership, and Anatomy and Physiology, […]
One of the best memories of my life! My daughter’s baptism in the PNW waters. 100 degree weather meant warmer water and an opportunity to experience spiritual community in nature. PLUS more took place this last month, all worth reading about.
Love and Logic trainer and Highest Education Director, William Hurtado, spent time at Northwest Christian School training the staff on Love and Logic principles. Like most parochial and public schools, a mix of students attend–both good and some rough around the edges–giving recess supervisors, hallway monitors, and other staff a challenging experience keeping things orderly. […]
Instead of Track & Field day, it was Track & Beach day. Beach play was the first activity. Then dune jumps, the sprint run, and finally the long jump. Of course, we didn’t track of all the other activities, like a visit to the beach neighbor who caught an 18lb salmon! The competition at Track […]
Our day at the Oregon Human Society (OHS) was very interesting! First of all, it was surprising to see the grandeur of the animal shelter. In fact, “animal shelter” is by no means a fitting description. A university extension campus, (OHS is partnered with Oregon State University), is more apropos! Here are 10 surprising facts […]
God gave us a sunny day to visit the Wildlife Botanical Gardens. The gardens are a cohesive blend of ten specialty theme gardens, spread over three acres. We walked the garden paths, taking photos of flowers and plants that we especially liked. But the kids kept wondering, “when are we going to the ponds?” The […]
As they walked nonchalantly down the trail, parents chatted about life and family. The moms came to an opening in the trail where a shelter is. There they realized they did not know where most of their kids were. But after asking one of the older boys where the kids were, the following happened–watch the […]
Hailu and Clair Gabriel gave us a tour of their 1.5 acre property–a permaculture project we enjoyed and learned from. From hazelnut trees to guild orchards, we learned how plans can be grouped to bless each other. We also learned how some invasive species–like ivy–can be hard to root out. One life lesson from pulling […]